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Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Further England-wide rail strikes have been set for next month in the row over driver-only-operated trains.

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Chairman of Chorley in Bloom Iris Smith, 70

Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

Wasteland in Chorley has now been transformed into an edible garden which is harvesting vegetables for the town’s community.

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A wedding picture to remember for Sam and Anna Shepherd, whose photo shoot was invaded by Vikings. Credit: Simon Kearsley at Creative Camera

Vikings photobomb wedding shoot at Lancashire beauty spot Rivington Pike

Newlyweds got a bit more than they bargained for on their wedding day when they were photo bombed by 200 Vikings.

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Plans have been submitted for a new drive-thru KFC outlet in a Lancashire village.

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Hoghton Tower

When a king knighted a piece of beef

Four hundred years ago Lancashire welcomed King James I in a visit which has gone down in folklore. Sarah McGee looks back at the day the king knighted a loin of beef
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Brindle Brass Band members

Hoping to bring in the brass for their band

There is never a more interesting time for a group of musicians than preparing for a national competition.

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The team at micro cafe bar Latch, Chorley 
Owner Paul Dove and manager Becky McLeod

Latch the magical bar dreams are made of......

The team at Latch really know how to mix things up, with an explosion of an explosion of pastel, rainbows and all things sickly sweet they have created the perfect formula

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

A former World War Two sniper and glider pilot has been named a Freeman of Euxton.

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REVIEW: Langdale Hotel and Spa, Lake District

With hundreds of hotels peppered throughout the Lake District, it can take something a little bit special for one to truly stand out.

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Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Work to create a new £90,000 bowling green in Euxton is now well underway.

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Performers taking part in Chorley Live at Shepherds Hall Ale House

Call for acts for hit festival Chorley Live

Acts and performers are wanted for a two-day live music and entertainment festival in Chorley.

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Doctor Clive Barker, centre, is retiring after 31 years as a GP, pictured with colleagues at Library House Surgery, Chorley.

Family doctor Clive Barker to retire after 31 years serving Chorley

A family doctor who has served Chorley for 31 years is retiring from Library House Surgery this month.

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Mellissa Hickey and Graham Szymanski completed Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad John

Chorley Age UK worker takes on Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad

A charity worker has proved she’s made of tough stuff after completing a 12-mile obstacle course in memory of her dad.

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Blackpool beach

Lancashire recommends... Beaches

Time to get your bucket and spade out.

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Associate development director at FI Real Estate Management Mark Adams with plans for the Botany Bay development

Plans for hotel at luxury shopping village in Chorley

A hotel could be part of a luxury shopping village which developers hope to build near Botany Bay in Chorley.

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KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

KFC has joined the jet set! This week KFC and HMSHost International opened its very first airport restaurant – and is now serving up finger lickin’ chicken in the departures lounge of Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three – creating 50 new jobs.
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Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
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Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Organisers are buzzing with excitement over a forthcoming event.

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Viking raiders spotted marching at Rivington Pike in Chorley

Viking warriors were challenged to acts of strength and vigour at a family fun day of activities at Rivington.

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Good Deeds Trust volunteers Terry and his wife Pat Daly, Chorley police sergeant Paul Harrison, Dementia sufferer Neil Rushton with his daughter Lindsay Moys and Dementia sufferer Roger with his wife Anne Tunnicliff.  Dementia Buddy scheme in Chorley

Chorley policeman backs scheme for safe return of dementia sufferers who can’t find home

A police sergeant is championing a new initiative he hopes will safeguard people living with dementia.

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