A pensioner's efforts for the Rainbow Ramble

A determined pensioner who had suffered two strokes raised nearly £300 by taking part in a colourful sponsored walk.

Halifax Town v Choley National Conference North Play-off Final at the MSI stadium Halifax.  Towns Scott Garner challenges Chorley's Adam Blakeman. Picture Tony Johnson.

New era dawns for ambitious Magpies

A new era of success on the pitch and improvements off it has been ushered in at Chorley FC.

Groom Lee Burns and bride Kirsty Walkden from Chorley enjoy going to comic conventions

Superheroes join forces in marriage

Batman is to tie the knot with Wonder Woman with their newborn Robyn in tow.

Derek Caren and Sue Moore

Mental health ‘A&E’ house opening in Coppull

A crisis house to serve people suffering from a breakdown in their mental health has opened in Coppull.


Animals raise a glass for St Catherine’s hospice

Peacocks, sharks and toucans were among the animals buying rounds of beer at an animal pub crawl on Saturday.

Arthur Eric Crook was in B Company 12th Leyland Battalion Home Guard. He is third from the left on the top row

Call out to all those in the Home Guard

Reader Heather Crook sent in a photograph of her dad, who was in B Company 12th Leyland Battalion Home Guard.

Members of Voice for All,  a user-led advocacy group run by and for people with a learning disability who use the Brothers of Charity Services in Lancashire

A group that was created to provide a Voice for All

Giving people with learning disabilities a voice is a key priority for members of Brothers of Charity Services.

Take That Wonderland tour

REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

Caravan park

Where are the best caravan parks in Lancashire?

With the Bank Holiday weekend around the corner, thoughts turn to a quick and local get-away.

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Jonathan Parr, Damien McDonald, Marc Summers, Dave Bond and Simon Bird completed the Fred Whitton Challenge for Rainbow House

Tough cycling challenge in aid of Rainbow House

A group of cyclists tackled the notoriously difficult Fred Whitton Challenge and raised nearly £5,000 for Rainbow House, Mawdesley.

Booths recipe: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

RECIPE: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

Eating a burger is satisfying ... but it tastes even better when you’ve made it from scratch.

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Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

North West Chartered Financial Planners, True Bearing, has raised 550 for Multiple Sclerosis Society Chorley group.

Financial firm donates to Chorley MS Group

A financial planning firm has raised £550 for Chorley and District MS Society.
GAME OF THE WEEK: Little Nightmares, Platform PC, Xbox One, PS4, Genre Horror. Picture credit: PA PhotoHandout.

Games Central: The best bad dreams

This week it's horror from Little Nightmares and whimsy from Seasons After Fall on Xbox One, while we try to survive Prey and live as a Black & White Bushido on PS4.
Jaimie Almond

First place for Croston’s Jaimie Almond in body building comp

A tree surgeon from Croston has claimed a top bodybuilding title in a national competition.

Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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Victoria Sewell with her son Louie

'Miracle' baby shows there is a life with Crohn's Disease

After having 18 inches of her bowel removed, Victoria Sewell was unsure if she could have children.

Luxury cars put on display in Wheelton

More than 50 supercars pulled up to a pub in Wheelton to raise money for a children’s hospice.

Croston showcases gardens at open day

Croston showcases gardens at open day

Villagers in Croston will be swinging open their garden gates for a day on Sunday, July 9.

National Open Garden Scheme

National Open Garden Scheme in Euxton

The community is gearing up for a floral bonanza as part of the National Open Garden Scheme.

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