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Ribbon is cut as brand new crown green bowling lawn opens in Euxton

Bowls were rolling as a new green was opened in Euxton at the weekend.
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Olympic figure skaters ran a mile with their 10-month-old baby to inspire young athletes to follow their dreams.

'Follow your dreams to become Olympians'

Olympic figure skaters ran a mile with their 10-month-old baby to inspire young athletes to follow their dreams.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

BBC documentary tells of the struggles faced by those who witnessed the Manchester Arena terror attack

A groundbreaking documentary on the Manchester Arena terror attack has told the stories of victims and the Lancashire counsellors who helped them to live with the memories.
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Fire crews tackle blaze at Walton-le-Dale business

Fire crews tackle blaze at Walton-le-Dale business

Fire crews spent about three hours battling a fire at a business in Walton-le-Dale last night.

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Reports are coming in about what appeared to be a car crash in Leyland late this afternoon.

Car crash in Leyland cul-de-sac

Reports are coming in about what appeared to be a car crash in Leyland late this afternoon.

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This cute little pink-eyed rodent belongs to a toddler 'who can't understand where it's gone'.

(Guinea) pig-napped from Leyland

A Guinea pig has been stolen in Leyland.
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Alice Broadway (centre) on her book tour taking part in a panel discussion

Author Alice Broadway from Buckshaw Village launches new book in fantasy trilogy

An author from Buckshaw Village has just released her second novel in a fantasy trilogy.

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Car transporter crashes into bridge on M61 motorway

Car transporter crashes into bridge on M61 motorway

At least two new cars were badly damaged when a vehicle transporter crashed into a bridge on the M61.
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Presenter Chris Bavin with gardeners from Chorley in Bloom

Chorley and Croston to appear in BBC Two series Britain in Bloom

Lancashire is coming out in bloom after both Chorley and Croston were picked to feature in a new BBC television series.

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Teenagers in the county have elected an all-female team of representatives to the UK Youth Parliament.

All-female team elected to represent Preston, Chorley and Leyland in UK Youth Parliament

Lancashire certainly has a gender pay gap - but in one area at least, young women are getting into the spotlight.

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The former Camelot theme park Charnock Richard is now derelict

Plans for 195 homes at Camelot Theme Park site scrapped

Plans for 195 new homes at the former Camelot Theme Park site in Charnock Richard were thrown out at a packed council meeting.

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Ian Tully

Historic discoveries will go under the hammer at Chorley Auction House

An historic hand-drawn map of Chorley and a legal document written during the reign of King Charles II is to go under the hammer.

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An artists impression of the new Whittle Surgery

Whittle Surgery given a thumbs up for build

Major expansion plans for a super surgery in Clayton-le-Woods have been given the green light.

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Singer-songwriter Peyton Shayler, a 14-year-old student at La Canada High School in Los Angeles, will perform in Leyland as part of her UK tour

Pop star Peyton Shayler from LA travels to Leyland to perform for Worden Academy students

A Hollywood pop star is to perform live on stage for school students in Leyland.

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Two dead in car crash in Bacup

Regional news: Two dead in car crash in Bacup

Two people are dead after a Ford Focus overturned following a crash in Bacup near Blackburn.
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Protest marks 100th week of campaigning to see Chorley A&E reopen full-time

An eight-year-old chanted ‘Save our A&E’ into a megaphone at the 100th week of demonstrations calling for Chorley’s emergency unit to be reopened full-time.
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South Ribble Council Civic Centre, Leyland

Council Tax rise gets the green light in South Ribble

Residents in South Ribble will see a 2.99 per cent rise in council tax following the borough council’s budget meeting.

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Rise in council tax for South Ribble residents

Residents in South Ribble will see a 2.99 per cent rise in council tax following the borough council’s budget meeting.

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Residents protest at the Clayton Hall landfill site

'We will call on Whitehall to stop stink' - Chorley's bosses get tough on controversial tip

A new ‘get-tough’ approach has been promised to stop the stink at  a hugely controversial tip.

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Kentucky Fried Chicken want to bring a branch to Barnes Wallis Way  but dozens of residents are in a flap about the idea.

New fast food outlet amid chicken crisis

Feathers are flying over a chicken restaurant’s plans to open up in Buckshaw Village.

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