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UPDATE: All lanes now re-opened after three-car smash on M6

All lanes have now re-opened following an earlier three-car accident on the M6 Northbound.
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Town’s ready to rumble

Town’s ready to rumble

This weekend, 16 of the UK’s best wrestlers will square off at the Empress Ballroom during the first ever WWE UK Championship Tournament.

High flying action at WWE LIVE

Wrestling duo all ready to rumble

The two Fylde coast wrestlers involved in the inaugural WWE UK Championship in Blackpool are relishing the prospect of facing off against each other.

FMX rider Nez Parker, from Leyland.

High-flying Nez gears up for ride of his life

A high-flying stuntman is gearing up for one of the most exhilarating tours of his life.

Ron Farrington, senior pastor at Longton Community Church

New Year’s Honours for red rose greats

A host of Lancashire’s leading lights have been recognised in the New Year’s Honour’s List.

Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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Prince Harry at Cast North West

Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6 after a crash

Delays on M6 Northbound after TWO separate accidents

Drivers faced delays after two crashes involving 11 vehicles on the M6 motorway this morning (14 December)
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Peter, Alan and Fred show off their awards

Anglers land awards after saving man from raging sea

Three have-a-go heroes have been honoured for their bravery after rescuing a man during a night-time fishing trip.

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David Eatock as a Chorley player in 1997

Ex-Chorley player is latest to come forward in football abuse scandal

Former Chorley striker David Eatock is the latest player to claim he was abused by a football coach as a youngster.

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Leanne Hurst goes through her routine in Los Angeles

Abs-fab Leanne stuns the bodybuilding world

Leanne Hurst has muscled her way into international bodybuilding faster than you can say “abs-fab.”

The Met Office have issued an Amber warning for Lancashire

SNOW ALERT: Met office issues Yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a Yellow alert for ice and snow in Lancashire on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday in the Northwest.
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Panthers Under-14s' Howard Hackett in action

Panthers’ victory delivers league title

Chorley Panthers Under-14s clinched promotion to the Premier League with a hard-fought 18-14 win over Super Eight’s table toppers Crosfields at home.

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Playing pool

Pool club proposal chalks up a success

Exciting plans for a new 1,000 membership pool club in Leyland have been given the go-ahead.

Site of the proposed Leyland Pool Club

Champion ambition of Leyland pool club

Exciting plans for a new 1,000 membership pool club in Leyland have been unveiled.

Fundraisers take part in a snooker match for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Snooker match raises money for cancer charity

Snooker players held a charity competition to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Deloitte Ride Across Britain come through Lancashire 
More than 700 cyclists are riding 969 miles across the country. They will arrive in John OGroats on Sunday, September 18
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Endurance cyclists sweep through Lancashire on way to John O’Groats

ONE of the UK’s largest organised endurance bike rides has passed through Lancashire on the way to John O’Groats.

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Paralympian Stephanie Slater proudly shows off the silver medal she won at the Paralympic Games

Slater hopes to emulate silver success

Longridge swimming star Stephanie Slater was aiming to win a first Paralympic Games gold medal yesterday in Rio de Janeiro.

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Tommy Gallagher was Leyland Warriors man of the match against Leigh East

Leyland capitalise on a solid opening

Leyland Warriors’ North West Men’s League Division Two side beat Leigh East 38-12 to claim some vital points.

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