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Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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An example of the materials that will be used for the new car park

Car park at popular tourism destination to be given a facelift

Visitors to a popular Chorley tourist attraction will soon benefit from better parking facilities as work begins on improving the car park at Yarrow Valley Country Park.

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Artists impressions of Primrose Gardens retirement village

Build starts for apartments in centre of Chorley

Work is due to start today on an ambitious scheme to provide apartments for older people in Chorley town centre.

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Another rainy day in Preston

Preston urged to plug the rain drain

It’s raining, again, in one of Britain’s wettest places.

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About 100 dogs take a walk through a country park wagging their tails for a children’s hospice

Almost 100 dogs wagged their tails round a country park in Clayton-le-Woods with their owners in tow.

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Euxton Library is one of the community assets which could be protected by the increase in parish precept

Parish council hikes its tax precept by over 44 per cent

Residents living within the boundaries of Euxton parish will see an increase their council tax for the first time in seven years.

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View of Buckshaw Village

Green bin collection confusion at Buckshaw Village is cleared up

Residents of Buckshaw Village left in limbo over charges for garden waste collection have finally got an answer.

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The existing Flat Iron car park

Revamp trials begin in Chorley

Shoppers and traders are getting a glimpse of some of the changes coming to Chorley town centre.

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Artist's impression of the new development at Gleadhill House Stud

Dwellings at stud farm given the green light

Councillors have paved the way for 12 detached self-build houses at Gleadhill House Stud in Euxton.

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Complaints about damage from parking on verges

Complaints about damage from parking on verges

Visitors to the sports pitches in Buckshaw Village are parking on grass verges, rucking up the lawn.

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Rare bird spotted for the first time in Lancashire

Lancashire's 'twitchers' were in a flap after a rare, non-native species of bird was spotted in Lancashire for the first time.
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Ross Hayes lives along Clover Road in Chorley and he is fed up of the fly tipping in the area.  So, galvanizing into action, the 15-year-old has taken on the task of cleaning up himself.

Teenager Ross Hayes sets out to clean up his neighbourhood

A teenager fed up with fly tipping in his neighbourhood is taking matters into his own hands.

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Outcry over plans for house in beauty spot

Outcry over plans for house in beauty spot

Fresh plans for an agricultural dwelling at a beauty spot in Chorley have caused some consternation for residents nearby.

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The pothole that Bekki Watts burst her tyre on in Town Lane

Potholes in Chorley burn holes in driver’s pockets

Motorists are fed up of coughing up cash for burst tyres caused by potholes on Chorley’s roads.

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Enter to cross finish line at Chorley Grand Prix

Enter to cross finish line at Chorley Grand Prix

Fifty lucky children have the chance to cross the official finish line of the Chorley Grand Prix to the cheers of spectators.

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BREXIT: How would you vote now?

BREXIT: How would you vote now?

Voters across Lancashire were clear - we want OUT of Europe.
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Scientists at United Utilities discovered the crypto bug in routine tests

Scientists still don’t know what caused Lancashire’s crypto contamination

Lancashire’s “Watergate” scandal has taken more than 2,200 staff hours to investigate – and still scientists don’t have a clue what caused it.

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Residents of Clayton-le-Woods went to a consultation on fresh plans for a McCarthy & Stone retirement village and Lidl

Homeowners voice concerns over heavy traffic following fresh plans at Clayton-le-Woods site

An increase in traffic is the main worry for Clayton-le-Woods residents as the historic Pines hotel looks set to be redeveloped.

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Entries open for Chorley Flower Show

Entries open for Chorley Flower Show

Gardening enthusiasts will be able to submit their entries for the award-winning Chorley Flower Show as the amateur section is now open for applications.

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One of the dog poo bag dispensers in Croston village

Creative DIY dog poo bag dispenser

A village which is a contender for RHS Britain in Bloom has come up with a creative idea to encourage walkers to pick up their dog mess.

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