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Time to spruce up your petals for flower show

Chorley will be blooming with displays from the most talented exhibitors in the country as the borough launches its third flower show in the historic grounds of Astley Park.

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Customers can order by 1pm to have their shopping delivered from 7pm onwards

Tesco's same-day online delivery service to be extended across UK

Tesco is extending its same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK as it looks to better compete with rivals.
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Customers can order by 1pm to have their shopping delivered from 7pm onwards

Tesco's same-day online delivery service to be extended across UK

Tesco is extending its same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK as it looks to better compete with rivals.
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The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

The number of parking tickets handed out by private companies has soared, leading to support for proposed new laws to end the industry's self-regulation.

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Commuters parking at Chorley Train Station may get parking refund

Commuters parking at Chorley Train Station may get parking refund

A rail company which oversees parking charges at Chorley Station has said some customers have been overcharged.

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Artist John Everiss, 52, from Chorley scoops prizes at RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park

Artist John Everiss, 52, from Chorley scoops prizes at RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park

An already award-winning garden designer from Chorley has just scooped two more prizes at a flower show.

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Caroline Howarth at The ARC Equestrian Rescue Centre in Banks

Helping little hooves get back on their happy feet in Chorley

When little Henry the pony needed treatment for severe liver problems, the community dug deep in their pockets to ensure he got the help he needed.

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Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates

'Sorry we couldn't save you' says Charlie Gard's mum as court fight ends

Charlie Gard's parents have ended their legal fight over treatment for their terminally-ill baby son, saying: "We are sorry we could not save you."

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Our Summer Together by Fanny Blake

Book review: Our Summer Together by Fanny Blake

Even women of ‘a certain age’ need a second chance at life… and no one knows that better than Fanny Blake.

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Maureen Nolan stars as Vi Moore in the UK tour of Footloose Pics: MATT MARTIN

Footloose star Maureen ‘in awe’ of show’s cast

Former girl group singing sensation Maureen Nolan, who found fame in Blackpool, is taking to the stage once more in a toe-tapping rock’n’roll musical.

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Glastonbury is taking a year off

BBC launch brand new music festival for 2018 as Glastonbury takes year off

The BBC has announced its biggest ever music event with a brand new festival across four different nations.

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Chris Sims, who works for Trust in Blue in Wigan and Chorley

Trust In Blue handymen will get your odd jobs done in Chorley

There is now a new way of having the boys in blue round the house, as they swap their truncheons for drills to provide a handyman service across Lancashire.

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Olly Murs: Will be performing at Lytham Festival

House band wanted to play live on Lytham Festival’s online TV channel

Budding pop and rock stars are being offered the opportunity to perform live on Lytham Festival’s dedicated online TV channel – LF:TV.

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Look into my eyes...

New study reveals the 'key to cuteness' in dogs

A study by a dog rehoming website, involving twenty different breeds of dog, has found that when dogs move a particular facial muscle, humans react more positively and their chances of finding a new home increase.

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Blackpool producer Matt Huxley prepares for new track release

Ibiza living lends international flavour to Matt’s debut record

Blackpool music producer Matt Huxley is set to release his first record after an international collaboration.

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Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey

Britain's Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler opens up about Pudsey's death

Ashleigh Butler, owner of Britain's Got Talent's champion dog, Pudsey, broke down in tears as she opened up about her beloved pet's death.

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Ben Ashworth

Memorial fund set up to cover Preston runner Ben Ashworth's celebration service

The Lancashire community has been so touched by the legacy of inspirational campaigner Ben Ashworth, they have contributed thousands to help his wife pay for his celebration service.

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The aptly named Find me Bucky app was announced by a post on the website Wreck the Hoose Juice

New app launches that ‘helps Buckfast fans locate their nearest supplier’

A website dedicated to the popular tonic wine brand has just announced the launch of a new app that will help Buckfast fans find their nearest supplier.

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''Book now for Christmas, it's never too early!'

Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree of the year

A pub has got Britain's first Christmas tree up in JULY - 154 days before December 25.

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Wands at the ready for Wizard Academy at Leighton Hall

Things to do this weekend (July 29 and 30)

Make the most of summer with some of these events...

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