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Lancashire recommends... fishing spots

Here is a list of the best places to catch fish in Lancashire.
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Top of the Tanks at Tatton Flower Show

Veterans joined forces with schoolchildren for a groundforce operation to create a blooming display at this year’s RHS Tatton Flower Show.

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County Coun. Azhar Ali (s)

Call for cash boost for Lancashire transport links

The Government is being urged to boost Lancashire’s transport infrastructure with a £1.6bn cash injection.

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Charlie Kelly was an early pioneer in the development of modern mountain bicycles

Major mountain biking legend to check out trails in Chorley

One of the founding fathers of mountain biking as we know it is coming all the way from America’s Golden State to the market town of Chorley.

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County Coun Frank De Molfetta

Call to retro-fit sprinklers to flats

A Lancashire County Councillor will call this week for the Government to pass a new law demanding sprinklers be fitted in all existing high rise residential buildings.

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County Coun Keith Iddon

Walton le Dale Park and Ride saved

Preston’s Park and Ride service at Walton le Dale has been thrown a cash lifeline by the county council.

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Eco-friendly visitor centre and café at Cuerden Valley Park is brewing nicely

A ground breaking new eco-friendly visitor centre and café in South Ribble could be open by Halloween.

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More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UKs premier long-distance triathalon this weekend.
The Ironman will start with a wave as athletes begin their 2.4-mile swim taking in two laps of the lake at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh.

UK’s premier triathlon to come to town

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UK’s premier long-distance triathlon this weekend.

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‘Boy racers’ worries on town streets

‘Boy racers’ worries on town streets

Boy racers are using Chorley’s streets as a race track, prompting fears that it is only a matter of time until someone is killed.

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The river Ribble at Mitton in the Ribble Valley. Photo: Catherine Birtwistle, Ribble Rivers Trust.

Huge plans for River Ribble as trust celebrate £3.2m cash injection

A cash injection of £3.2m is set to be pumped into improvements to the River Ribble after three years of hard work.

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Photo Ian Robinson Chorley Aerial Botany Bay in Chorley

Plans are on the way for luxury shopping village in Chorley

An application for a luxury shopping village in Chorley has been postponed by a week.

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Flooding in Croston

Opening of Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme

A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Chorley is due to be officially opened on Thursday.

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Seema Kennedy has been appointed as Theresa may's PPS.

South Ribble MP appointed as Theresa May's aide

South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy has been appointed a new role by Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Motorist continue to ignore the new bus lane on Fishergate, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday November 05, 2016.

£8m to ease Preston jams partially caused by Fishergate scheme

Lancashire County Council has admitted that it will cost millions of pounds to cut congestion in Preston city centre following its controversial changes to traffic flow, including the much-maligned £3.4m Fishergate Central Gateway Scheme.

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Photo by Ian Robinson

Funds will be invested back into Croston’s community initiatives

A new charity in Croston will pour funds into village initiatives which bring the community together.

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New licensee Mike Hales and his manager Curtis Lunt at the newly refurbished Top Lock Pub in Wheelton

Sexism row over revamp at the Top Lock pub in Wheelton

A quote painted across the interior of a newly-decorated pub has been reported to a national forum which 
tackles sexism.

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Croston’s Kath Almond is invited to tea with the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Croston’s Kath Almond is invited to tea with the Queen at Buckingham Palace

A key member of the Croston community was invited to a garden party with the Queen to acknowledge her devotion to the village.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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Theresa May's future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired.

Theresa May's future as Prime Minister is questioned after snap election backfires

Theresa May's future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired.

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G-Festival in Hoghton is major success

A festival in Hoghton raised more than £16,000 to go towards amenities for the village community.

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