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Appeal after thieves steal vital equipment from disabled child in Lostock Hall

An appeal has been launched after heartless thieves stole vital equipment from a disabled child in Lostock Hall.

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Dave and his wife Lynsey have always enjoyed the great outdoors. They hope the new wheelchair will help to restore Dave's independence

Chorley wife battles to save 'her hero's' independence after devastating diagnosis

A brave wife is battling to restore her husband’s independence after he was diagnosed with a devastating neurological disease.
Health
The delays were reported between junctions 31 and 30 just before 8am on Tuesday.

Delays on northbound M6

Drivers are reporting severe delays on the northbound M6 this morning.
Transport
Police were called to reports of the robbery at the shop on Dunkirk Lane.

APPEAL: Masked men raid Leyland Co-op in armed robbery

Masked men armed with an axe and a crowbar made-off with thousands of pounds after they raided a convenience shop in Leyland, say police.
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Tap and Vine is aiming to create a "community hub" in the heart of Penwortham on Liverpool Road PIC: Penwortham Town Council

Micro pub to open in Penwortham

A former craft centre in Penwortham is set to reopen as a new micro pub, it has been revealed.

Business
Paramedics asked fire crews to follow the ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital to help extract three drill bits from the man's hand.

Man suffers serious injuries after hand is trapped in machine

A man's hand became trapped in a machine in a horrifying work accident in Leyland, say fire services.
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Crews from Bamber Bridge and Leyland were called out to a property on Balcarres Road on Friday, March at around 9.45pm.

Garage fire sparks emergency in Leyland

A fire completely destroyed a garage and an outbuilding at a property in Leyland, say police.
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Disneyland Paris has announced it is holding open auditions in the UK to recruit its new character, dancing and parade stars.

Calling all Elsa's and Spidermen: Audition dates announced for Disneyland Paris

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a Disney princess or a real life Marvel superhero? Here's your chance.
Offbeat
Police were called  to reports of a robbery at the One Stop shop on Carr Lane, Chorley.

Men armed with crow bar and hammer raid Chorley shop

Two men, armed with a hammer and a crow bar, raided a convenience shop in Chorley, say police.

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Resurfacing work to Liverpool Road started on Monday, March 12 and are expected to last until Wednesday.

Delays through Tarleton after roadworks

Drivers in Tarleton say they are experiencing delays through roadworks which began this week.

Transport
Words of advice were issued to the teen after he was spotted waving a BB gun out of a car window PIC: Lancs Police

Teenager spotted waving BB gun out of car in Leyland

A teenager was spotted waving a BB gun out of a moving vehicle in Leyland, say police.

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Crews were called out to a private property on Taylors Meanygate just after midday on Sunday

More than 35 firefighters battle blaze in Tarleton

More than 35 firefighters battled a serious blaze in a joiner's workshop in Tarleton, say fire services.
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Drivers are warned to expect some disruption

Disruption after lights fail on major route

Drivers are experiencing disruption on a major route through Penwortham this morning after a set of lights failed.

Transport
The gritter was pictured stranded in a ditch PIC: Jon Fishwick.

Gritter gets stuck in ditch in Rivington

A gritter got into a spot of bother after it skidded off a road in Rivington.
Transport
A man threatened a member of staff with a crowbar during a robbery at an Adlington bakery, say police.

Man armed with crow bar robs Adlington bakery

A man threatened a member of staff with a crowbar during a robbery at an Adlington bakery, say police.

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Emergency services were called to the scene on Station Road in Bamber Bridge Photo by Matt Whittle

Road blocked in Bamber Bridge after car rolls onto roof

A road has been blocked after a car rolled over in Bamber Bridge, say police.
Transport
Coun Jim Marsh

Councillor investigated over remark on teenage girl's Facebook page

A councillor is being investigated over claims of a 'creepy' comment posted on a teenage girl's Facebook page.
Politics
Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
Health
The man suffered a cut to his lip and was left with a permanent scar following the brutal attack which happened outside the Lost bar in Fazackerley Street

Appeal after doorman assaulted outside Chorley club

A doorman was hit in the face by a metal bar after he ejected a group of men from a nightclub in Chorley, say police.
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A crew from Leyland was called to the scene on Broadgreen Close just after 11pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Investigation after 'deliberate' car fire in Leyland

An investigation has been launched after a car was set on fire in Leyland, say fire services.

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