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Galloway's appeal: Preston's shared space scheme poses challenges for blind people - WITH VIDEO

As The Post continues its campaign to raise funds for a minibus for Galloway’s Society for the Blind, NATALIE WALKER looks at the implications of the shared space scheme in Preston city centre for visually impaired people.
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The Fulwood Institute and workshops were officially opened by Lord and Lady Derby on September 23 1895.

Galloway's appeal: Celebrating 150 years of Galloway's - how it all began

As one of Lancashire’s oldest charities, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, celebrates its 150th year, Natalie Walker looks back at how it all began.
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Xmas fair for Cystic Fibrosis Trust at Gregson Green Community Centre

Christmas Fair in Hoghton for CF Trust

Families enjoyed a Christmas fair, raising almost £2,300 for people with cystic fibrosis.

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Lancashire's Nest initiative

FESTIVE PLEDGE: Support Lancashire Post's Christmas Appeal for 2017 for Nest

The Lancashire Post has launches its Christmas Appeal for 2017, urging our readers to back an organisation providing vital support to young victims of crime.

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The Walton le Dale Park and Ride service has been given a two month reprieve

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

A failing park and ride facility in Preston has been offered an extra two month lifeline.

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Organizing team Sue Taylor, Lady Captain Alison Davidson and Hilary Powell at Shaw Hill Golf Club

Pink balls were par for course of evening for Shaw Hill Golf Club

It’s not often you see a pink ball soaring through a golf course, but for members of Shaw Hill Golf Club it was a perfect match.

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Sweet Pea Florist

Lancashire recommends... Florists

Here are the top florists in the region, as voted by readers.

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Danielle Buchan, Utiligroups HR director, hands over a sackload of gifts and toys to Derian House

Utiligroup in Chorley donate gifts and cash to Derian House

Employees of a software solutions company spread some Christmas spirit for children’s charity, Derian House.
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Amy Bamber of Amy's Creative Hair, Preston Road, Farington.

Amy finds a creative way to prove herself to others

As a young woman working in a hair salon, Amy Bamber was told she wouldn’t mount to much.

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The Singer Sewing machine Kath Eastham bought

What was found in this sewing machine box?

When scouting round an antiques centre in Leyland, reader Kath Eastham was surprised to take away a piece of personal history after a hidden clue to its owner’s past was trapped inside.

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Flowers

Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
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This "is an old way of eating ricotta in Tuscany as a breakfast or merenda (an afternoon snack)"

How to make Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's coffee and ricotta shots

Sweet, simple and small equals the perfect dessert.
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Rosemere Cancer Centre chairman Dennis Benson

500 to one for Dennis Benson at Rosemere Cancer Foundation

As far as parting gestures go, they don’t come much more generous than that of Dennis Benson, who is to step down from his role as chairman of Rosemere Cancer Foundation in the New Year.

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Ancient Roman city of Perge

Travel: Luxury in the ancient land where sun always shines: Antalya, Turkey

The Loggerhead turtle winds her way through azure seas, bobbing her head lazily from the warm, salty, water
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Lancashire recommends... places to get a Christmas tree

If you are thinking of buying a Christmas tree, try these places, as voted by our readers.
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Rainbow House

Rainbow House in Mawdesley bags £12,000 from Tesco

A conductive education centre in Chorley has bagged £12,000 from a Tesco funding scheme.

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Staff at Leyland Trucks gather for the retirement of Jack McManus in 1987. Jack is standing sixth from the left.

Nostalgia: A folder to mark the workings of Jack at Leyland Trucks

When retiring from work, you leave with years of fond (or even not so fond) memories.

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Gregg Wallace

Gregg Wallace certainly knows his greens

The man who loves a good pudding will be sharing his culinary anecdotes with Lancashire foodie lovers.
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The colossal size pudding

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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