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Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

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How Bank Hall used to look

Decaying Jacobean mansion Bank Hall in Bretherton to undergo full restoration thanks to grant

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Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

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Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

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24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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Suspected burglar arrested in Lostock Hall

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David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

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Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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Nobody is thought to have been injured in the crash

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport
KFC's Chicken AM

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

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Police have arrested a man following the incident

Suspected burglar arrested in Lostock Hall

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday August 22

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24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

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From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

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Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News
From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

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How Bank Hall used to look

Decaying Jacobean mansion Bank Hall in Bretherton to undergo full restoration thanks to grant

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Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health

Campaign day to save bees is ‘buzzing’ in Heskin

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Chairman of Chorley in Bloom Iris Smith, 70

Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

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