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A group that was created to provide a Voice for All

Giving people with learning disabilities a voice is a key priority for members of Brothers of Charity Services.

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The standardised green packets aim to discourage young people from ever taking up smoking.

Graphic cigarette pack warnings aim to stop youngsters smoking

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.

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Mum and daughter Brave the Shave for Macmillan

Two women have taken the phrase like mother like daughter to a new level as they are sporting the same hairstyle to support cancer sufferers.
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Staff and volunteers at the St Catherines Fulwood shop promote the hospices Moonlight and Memories Walk in store

Bag a bargain ahead of St Catherine’s memory walk

Families and friends gearing up for the St Catherine’s Moonlight and Memories Walk are being encouraged to dress to impress and bag a bargain from the charity’s shops.

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Grandaddy and Nanny Trumbell

Grandaddy and Nanny Trumbell at Rainbow House family fun night

There will be fun for all Rainbow House holds a Family Fun Night as part of the annual Steam Rally during half term week.

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Peter Kay will return to Blackpool Opera House for a special fundraising Q&A show

Comic Peter Kay to host third cancer appeal show at Opera House

Comedian Peter Kay will be back in Blackpool yet again for a special live Q&A next month.

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May 2017 CQC inspection summary for Chorley and South Ribble Services, run by LCC.

Disability short break service ‘must improve’

Bosses at a short break service for adults with special needs have been told to make a raft of improvements.

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Amanda McClay, third left, with her work colleagues who will join her in the Pretty Muddy event for Cancer Research UK

Amanda is thankful for every day with her family

A new wonder drug would give Amanda McClay six months to live, she was told.

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More procedures postponed in Chorley and Preston after cyber attack

The international cyber attack that brought IT systems across the NHS into meltdown is continuing to cause problems across Lancashire.

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CYBER ATTACK: NHS battles back after attack but operations still cancelled

The home secretary says most NHS systems are back to normal after the cyber attack that left the service crippled.

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NHS is investigating "an issue with IT" amid reports of a cyber attack on its systems.

CYBER ATTACK: Hospital operations cancelled in Preston and Chorley

A cyber attack on the NHS has brought the service into meltdown with operations cancelled across parts of Lancashire.

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Theresa May

CYBER ATTACK: PM says patient records are safe

Theresa May said the Government is not aware of any evidence that patient records have been compromised in the massive cyber attack on the NHS.

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CYBER ATTACK: Cyber HQ to play role in hack response

Experts at Britain’s new dedicated cyber security headquarters will play a central role in responding to and investigating the NHS computer attack.

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The Tries want Britain to be 'the safest place in the world to be online'

CYBER ATTACK: What is a Wanna Decryptor and how does it work?

Wanna Decryptor is a piece of malicious software that encrypts files on a user’s computer, blocking them from view and threatening to delete them unless a payment is made.

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UPDATED: NHS hit by huge cyber attack - avoid A&E and walk-in centres 'unless absolutely necessary'

UPDATED: NHS hit by huge cyber attack - avoid A&E and walk-in centres 'unless absolutely necessary'

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers were hit by a cyber attack, plunging the health service into chaos.
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Walk Over Cancer

Time to Walk all Over Cancer

People across Lancashire are invited to take on a new fund-raising challenge, Walk All Over Cancer, to help beat the disease sooner.

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Residents, the team and friends of the Buckshaw Retirement Village enjoyed a stroll around the village to raise awareness of mental health.

Buckshaw Retirement Village organises mental health walk

Staff at a retirement village in Chorley organised a Walk for Change in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.

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A team of staff from HMRC in Preston did the Guild Wheel walk in aid of St Catherine's Hospice

Pink ladies raise thousands for St Catherine's Hospice

A team of women - and a dog - have raised almost £4,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice by walking along the Guild Wheel.
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Members of Community Running Challenges during their Christmas run

Community Running Challenges group raise funds for charity

A group of runners are challenging the community to raise funds for charity.
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Driver who died after crashing into lamp post is named as Keith Nelson from Leyland

Driver who died after crashing into lamp post is named as Keith Nelson from Leyland

An 80-year-old man who died after crashing his car into a lamp post in Chorley has been named as Keith Nelson.

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