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Chorley's foodbank quoted £20,000 in quest to build a new place to call home

A foodbank run from the basement of a Chorley church is campaigning to build a new home above ground – but at a cost.
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New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

A new TV series aims to introduce one of the north west's most popular beauty spots to a new generation.

Arts
Choley FC, pictured in 1958/60

Nostalgia: A period of great success for Chorley FC

Do you recognise anyone in this nostalgic photo of Chorley FC, pictured in 1959/60?

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VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
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Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Hundreds of trains across the North West have been cancelled today due to staff shortages.

Transport
The former fishing tackle shop which residents don't want to be converted to a micropub

Residents in a froth over new micropub

Bitter opposition could see a new micropub blocked by councillors next week - while another on the same road is given the thumbs up.

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Kath Cordingley of The Bee Centre helps Mark Long and Tom Fitzpatrick of Cuckoo Sunshine Gin, which is made using the centre's honey.

Just the tonic for Brindle Distillery as it's honey flavoured gin is named as one of the best in the world

One of Lancashire’s most-loved brands of gin has been crowned as one of the best tipples in the world.

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Alice Harfield at Duxbury Park

Take a look round the revamped Duxbury Park in Chorley

A Chorley park has been revamped and is primed to hold a host of fun events for the community.

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Ladies group from Preston North End at Rainbow House's Ladies Day

Ladies who lunch for Rainbow House

These women were more than happy to do the conga as they enjoyed a lavish lunch to raise funds for Rainbow House.

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Bamber Bridge FC wearing Heartbeat t-shirts

Fans donate to Heartbeat at PNE v Bamber Bridge friendly

Football supporters raised more than £100 for a Preston heart rehabilitation charity.

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Cinnamon Indian Cuisine

RESTAURANT REVIEW: A spicy delight on your drive out of the red rose county at Cinnamon Indian Cuisine

Like most Brits, I’m an extremely loyal man when it comes to eating somewhere that isn’t my favourite curry house.

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Holiday club

School holiday clubs in Lancashire 2018

Still looking for holiday clubs to occupy your children over the six-week break? Try these:
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WATCH: Preston Trick Dogs paving the way for the UK in the global K9 Frisbee Toss and Fetch championships

It may amuse some dog owners to know that while they are throwing a frisbee to their dog, they could actually be competing in an exclusive sport, with a world-wide league.

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Handelsbanken Chorley (Lucy Kennedy, Steve Molyneux, Julia Monks, Louise Howley at the Midsummer Ball for Chorley Youth Zone

Forbes Solicitors and Handelsbanken Chorley hold summer ball for Inspire Youth Zone

A group of solicitors and bankers raised more than £7,600 for a national youth charity by holding a midsummer ball.
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Tootsies

Lancashire recommends... the best places for an ice cream

It is still hot enough to treat yourself to an ice cream.

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Raymond Smith in his bed of roses in the gardens of White Coppice Farm.

Last chance to visit The Stone and Roses Garden in White Coppice

This is the one last chance you will have to visit one of Chorley’s most eye-catching outdoor attractions – The Stone and Roses Garden in White Coppice.

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Jean Fisher, Marjorie Neilson, Ruth Ann Neilson, Mia Lianne Neilson and'Nellie Amaani Gardner

Five generation family in Leyland

Little Nellie Amaani Gardner, of Leyland, has now made a family complete, with five generations.
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Tom Metcalfe

Spanish night for St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

Fund-raisers enjoyed a traditional Spanish fiesta in support of St Catherine’s Hospice.

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St Mary's Infant School, Leyland, 1989. Pamela Mills is front row centre. Headmistress Annette Allen far right stood up

School kitchens in Leyland are the recipe for Pamela’s fond memories

A one-off favour turned out to be a fulfilling career for Pamela Mills.

Education
Hoghton WI celebrating 90th birthday at Hoghton Tower

Hoghton WI celebrates its 90th anniversary

Jam and Jerusalem still play a massive part in Hoghton WI as members 
celebrate its 90th year.

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