When race riots sparked a gun battle on streets of Bamber Bridge

It is 75 years this week since simmering racial divisions between American troops stationed in Lancashire erupted into a night of violence, Derek Rogerson looks back at the infamous Battle of Bamber Bridge.
From contouring  and highlights to fabulous brows , make-up classes are the perfect way to sharpen your looks with the tricks of the trade

Have a make-up classes

From contouring and highlights to fabulous brows , make-up classes are the perfect way to sharpen your looks with the tricks of the trade


WATCH: Preston author AJ Hartley talks about his collaboration with UCLan to publish horror Cold Bath Street

International best-selling author AJ Hartley has loved working with University of Central Lancashire’s publishing unit so much, he is planning to work with its students again for a series of books.

WATCH: New go-kart track opens for business in Bamber Bridge

Lancashire’s newest go karting facility is now on track after opening its doors to the public.

Lancashire Post staff wore football shirts to raise money for Joseph's Goal

Lancashire Post staff wore football tops for Joseph's Goal

Staff at Lancashire Post got into the spirit of the World Cup by swapping their shirt and ties for football tops.

Lancashire recommends... the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire

You don't have to travel for for some Spanish culture....

No aircraft allowed

Could you travel to The Far East without stepping on a single plane?

Studio Lambert, the award-winning television company behind Gogglebox, are seeking people with a keen sense of adventure to take part in a trans-global race for a cash prize.
Beauty salons from Wigan, Ormskirk, Preston, Chorley and Skelmersdale have all joined the Breast Screening for Beauty campaign

Preston and Chorley beauty salons giving discounts to women who attend breast cancer screenings

A host of beauty salons have joined forces with the NHS to encourage more women to attend breast cancer screenings

Mawdesley CC ground volunteer group and ladies cricket team

Mawdesley Cricket Club given Queen's award honour

Mawdesley Cricket Club has been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.
Booths chairman Edwin Booth

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Chorley St Peter's School Summer Fair Rose Queens going back to 1943 gathered a reunion in 2001, with the 2001 queen Charlotte Gibson in the centre

Nostalgia: Memories of Royal-tea remain special for former Chorley St Peter’s Rose Queen Jean

Jean Kitchen felt like royalty as she was invited to have tea with the vicar. Back then, the 77-year-old was the Rose Queen for the Chorley St Peter’s School in 1954, aged 11.

Derian House Children's Hospice clinical skills team Debbie Lomax and Trisha Clarkson, with Ben and Jerry

Derian House 25th anniversary: A nurturing clinical skills team

Looking after children with complex needs is a delicate operation which requires a lot of compassion and patience, as well as in-depth training.


Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Is the weather making you want something a little more exotic?


Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

Salt and pepper chicken

Takeaway review: Yu's Chinese Restaurant /Fish and chips at Station Road, Bamber Bridge

I  admit I can be quite erroneously suspicious of  food outlets which try a little too hard and boast more than one speciality on the menu.

Whats on
Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Community radio

Community radio stations in Lancashire

Not-for-profit radio station operated, owned, and influenced by the communities they serve.
Trevor, Doron and Yvonne Salomon are appealing for people to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to be Sainsbury's Eccleston Mill Street store's charity of the year

Appeal to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to be charity store of year for Sainsbury's in Eccleston

A man who publicly thanked Sainsbury’s for ‘going above and beyond’ to support his mum who had Alzheimer’s, is now calling on Lancashire residents to vote for Alzheimer’s Research UK to become the store’s next chosen cause.

The Lodge resident Phylis Trimm trying out virtual reality

Residents at The Lodge in Buckshaw Village go back in time with VR

A specialist dementia care home based in Chorley has taken some of its residents back in time to experience past memories, with the help of a virtual reality (VR) app.

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