Leyland's crown green bowlers to meet with South Ribble Council leadership to discuss club fee row

Crown green bowlers in Leyland have been backed by South Ribble’s deputy leader as the saga over fees rolls on.
Diwab Spice

Takeaway review: Diyab Spice, Bamber Bridge

It’s safe to say when it comes to takeaways – like most of us – I am pretty stuck in my ways. I have my preferred Indian and Chinese on speed dial despite driving past a  fair few close to where I live every day.
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Shibden Mill Inn

Travel:: A magical snowy escape to Shibden Mill Inn, West Yorkshire

Tucked away down a winding road amid the beautiful hills of a West Yorkshire valley lies the Shibden Mill Inn.


WATCH: Cancer Research Race for Life stopped off in Preston as part of its 25 in 25 challenge

This year’s crusade to beat cancer has begun, with Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life team celebrating quarter of a century by visiting all 25 race locations in the North West and North Wales – including Preston - in 25 hours.
Norcross Cricket Club

The best cricket clubs in Lancashire

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Kim Robinson (right) was awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status at her meeting in Ingol Methodist Church at Ingol/Preston, from area service manager Louise Horrocks

Leyland, Preston and Bamber Bridge Weight Watchers leader Kim earns fourth Diamond Coach status

Kim Robinson has been awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status, which celebrates exceptional support to their members during their weight loss journey.
Chorley Age Concern Chairman Ena Richardson retires after 25 years with Age Concern, 22 as secretary and three as chairman. The Mayor of Chorley, Councillor Eric Bell, presented her with a cake and flowers on behalf of the volunteers and officials at the groups AGM

Nostalgia; Creating a safer lifestyle for pensioners at Age Concern in Chorley

Looking after the needs of the older generation has been an important past time for Keith Warren.

Last year's Chorley Yamaha open day

Invite to open day at Chorley Yamaha for NWAAS and North West Blood Bikes

Motorbike enthusiasts are invited to attend a day of wild stunts and fund-raising in Chorley.


WATCH: St Patrick's fun with St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

People danced the night away and enjoyed a hearty Irish stew at The Mill’s St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh.

Members of Sightseekers, in Chorley

Sightseekers in Chorley seeks solidarity

Being blind or visually impaired can make you feel like you are living on a desert island.

Stephen Baylis and John Bossom working to fix bikes donated by Hewitt Cycle at The Lodge, in Buckshaw Retirement Village

Hewitt Cycles in Leyland donate bikes to The Lodge in Buckshaw Village for restoration project

Residents at a care village in Chorley are gearing up to take on a bike restoration project thanks to a donation from a local business.

Matthew Spaulding with his three children, Amelia, Franklyn and James

Lostock Hall dad to Race to The Stones for the Baby Beat Appeal to mark his twins' 10th birthday

A Lancashire dad will pay a nod to the neonatal unit which saved his premature twins by tackling a two-day endurance trial to mark their tenth birthday.
Kevin Brown, left, with team mate Steve Wignall

24 hour football frenzy for St Catherine's Hospice in support of terminally ill Leyland dad

Residents are invited to help a terminally man kick cancer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice.

Where are the best cricket clubs in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the top cricket clubs are in the region.

Gillian Bartlett (left) with Louise McParland at the launch of their mobile bar hire company Copa Fizz last September

Copa Fizz gin launch night in Brindle raises thousands for Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum

A sell-out charity event to celebrate the life of an “inspirational”  mum-of-two raised more than £4,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
John and Valerie Thompson on their wedding day in 1968 at St Andrews Church, Leyland.

A nice honeymoon surprise for a Charnock Richard mum on her golden wedding anniversary

A devoted husband decided to celebrate his golden anniversary by taking his wife back on their honeymoon.

Gareth Winnard, Antony Winnard, John Winnard and Tony Callaghan

World famous Uncle Joe's launches Mint Ball gin

The tipple of the moment combined with Wigan’s most famous confectionary is proving a massive hit.

Our Lady and St Patricks Church, in Walton-le-Dale, a fine example of Gothic Revival architecture

Celebrating St Patrick in Walton-le-Dale

To mark St Patrick’s Day Dave Gorman looks back at the history of a 19th century landmark in the latest of his series charting the history of Lancashire churches.

Greens Bistro, At Annes

The best bistros in Lancashire

Here is a list of the five best bistros in Lancashire, as voted by readers.
The new pergola at the Broadfield Arms

Pub’s pergola plans ‘tacky’ say residents

A pub’s new pergola and outdoor seating area has been condemned as a “tacky Christmas display” and a potential noise nuisance for residents living close by.

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