Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
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Matt Newing of

Purchase brings Chorley firm back from the brink

Telecoms firm PLC has purchased Comms Consulting Limited, trading as Comms Supply.

The tree fell on the route between Preston and Lancaster

Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Some early morning train services may be delayed after a tree fell onto overhead electric wires, warns National Rail Enquiries.

The Naaz, Bamber Bridge

Popular Lancashire restaurant The Naaz set to close its doors

A popular Indian restaurant is closing its doors after 27 years of trading.

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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Northern train

Rail replacement buses teed up for rail strike day

Northern Trains has warned passengers travelling next Friday they may face using rail replacement buses.

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The Talbot in Balshaw Lane, Euxton

Well-known pub to see £320k boost

A familiar watering hole in Euxton is briefly closing its doors for a major £320,000 refurbishment.

Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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Tony and Anne Adkinson pictured with the dealership's director John Coupe

Customers notch up FIFTIETH car

A quirky couple from Preston have just splashed out on their 50th car from their favourite brand.

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John Kerr

DAN KERR: ‘Distraught’ boss blames the net and bridal warehouses for sudden closure

The director of Dan Kerr Brides said the decision to close suddenly was ‘distressing and reluctant’.

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Brides fear they have been left in the lurch after the sudden closure of Dan Kerr

DAN KERR: Hope for some - but a bitter blow for others who will join the queue for a refund

Brides who paid for their wedding dresses and are due to marry in the near future have been given hope following the sudden closure of Dan Kerr.

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Beth Whiting was devastated to learn that the shop was closing
Pic:  PCW Group UK

Preston brides 'devastated' after sudden wedding shop closure

Brides have been left in tears at the sudden closure of a popular wedding shop.
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Dan Kerr in Preston

Dan Kerr store in Preston closes as wedding shop goes into administration

Brides and grooms-to-be fear that they could be left in the lurch after one of Lancashire’s best known wedding shops went into administration.
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Woodchats owner Ruth Phillips has previously come up with special Chorley Cakes to fundraise for Comic Relief

A taste of the best at debut food festival in Chorley

Traders in Chorley are launching a food festival for the first time this summer.

Springfield Oxide plant, Salwick

County stands on edge of new age of atomic power

It is fair to say that nuclear power has been in the doldrums over the past 20 years, with no new power stations built since Sizewell B in 1995.

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John Grime, left, and Mathew Anwyl, right

Housebuilder set its eyesew Lancashire division on expansion

Award winning residential developer Anwyl Homes is expanding into Lancashire.

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Former Dragon Hilary Devey with the leader of Chorley Council, councillor Alistair Bradley, Dave Guest and Mark Downing from Scorpion Automotive

Dragon inspires business leaders

Hundreds heard how entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Hilary Devey made her mark in business.

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

Lancashire leads the way  with the power of wind

Lancashire leads the way with the power of wind

Lancashire and the Fylde coast is one of the windiest parts of the UK and the area is ideally poised to exploit that unlimited, albeit intermittent, energy source.

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The Cardwell Arms in Adlington opens after it is refurbished l-r: Ashleigh Cranswick, Janice Ashworth and Megan Cunliffe

19th century Adlington pub given a makeover

A traditional Adlington pub has revealed its new look following an extensive refurbishment.

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