Shaw Hill Golf Club lady captain Hilary's £16,000 charity donation

When it comes to raising money for charity, Shaw Hill Golf Club member Hilary Powell has it off to a tee

Oscar and Sid Clark

Oscar Clark to take on Walk in the Dark in memory of dad

A brave youngster will step into his late father’s shoes this weekend for a charity walk to help his family’s fundraising legacy

Steve Mayren, with his car bought from the internet for �70, will compete in the Benidorm Bangers rally 'Run to the Sun' from Blackpool across Europe to Benidorm, raising funds for Yorkshire and North West Air Ambulance charities

Benidorm or bust in car rally for Charnock Richard father son team

A chef with a taste for adventure is racing to Benidorm at the wheel of a £70 bust banger.

Breast cancer survivor Emma Ryan with her daughters left Leah and right Bethany

Wading through mud is worth it to beat cancer

When Emma Ryan was told she had a 65 per cent chance of beating breast cancer, she was devastated.

Fire fighters attended the fire at Astley Park School

Head of Astley Park School in Chorley speaks out after arson attack

The headmaster of a school which saw an outdoor classroom go up in flames has spoken out about being targeted by vandals.

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Workers at Parcelforce in Buckshaw Village held a charity football match for The Baby Beat Appeal

Parcelforce hold football match for Baby Beat Appeal

Warehouse workers enjoyed some friendly rivalry during a charity football match, to honour a baby who was stillborn.
MP Lindsay Hoyle with protestors outside Chorley A&E. Picture by Mick Ellison

Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals aren’t making the grade

Inspectors have highlighted the serious strain two NHS hospitals are under in new reports ordering improvements.

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Preston and Chorley hospitals arent making the grade

REACTION: Preston and Chorley hospitals aren’t making the grade

New CQC reports show that out of five key areas, only ‘caring’ scored a rating of ‘good’.

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David Walsh and John Richmond will be riding their motorbikes across Europe for Derian House

Two bikers raise smiles with their Derian House challenge

Two big-hearted bikers are planning the trip of a lifetime to mark their 50th birthdays, raising funds for a children’s hospice.
The report, which was published today, outlined issues surrounding the flow of patients through A&E and staff shortages in the Critical Care Wards at Royal Preston Hospital.

Lancashire Hospitals must improve says report

Hospitals run by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust have been rated "Requires Improvement" in a report by the Care Quality Commission.

Fire fighters attended the fire at Astley Park School

Mum raises money for fire-hit school

Well-wishers are donating to a school for children with special needs, after it was damaged in an arson attack.

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Kirsty North, Gary North, Angela North, Carol and Ralph Ryder

Charity ball raises plenty of laughs

There were plenty of laughs at a charity ball to raise funds for The Stroke Association.

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The Lodge, Oakbridge Dr, Buckshaw Village, Chorley

Nurse struck off for hitting dementia patient

A nurse has been struck off for 18 months after assaulting a care home resident.

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Croston Village Surgery

Two village GP clinics in Chorley join forces

Two GP surgeries in Chorley will join forces as an influx of newcomers has resulted in growing patient numbers.

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.

A mother daughter duo from Chorley are lacing up their trainers to take on the London Marathon in memory of a relative who died of epilepsy.
Cathy Karn, and her daughter Millie, will take on the challenging 26.2 mile run on Sunday, April 23 to raise funds for Epilepsy Action.

Race to raise £1m in memory of Carla

A mother daughter duo from Chorley are lacing up their trainers to take on the London Marathon in memory of a relative who died of epilepsy.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry (right) take part in a race at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, as they joined runners taking part in the London Marathon for their mental health campaign Heads Together. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 5, 2017. Around 150 competitors who are running for the umbrella organisation will be joined by the royal trio on the London Marathon Community Track at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London on Sunday for a training session. See PA story ROYAL Heads. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Marathon runners get their heads together

Exercise is good for the mind as well as the body.

Kieran Miller

‘Inspirational’ football coach dies aged 28

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of a courageous young football coach.

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Treasures discovered in long lost garden

Treasures discovered in long lost garden

A unique lost garden is revealing treasures unseen for 80 years as volunteers embark on a £4.2m project to preserve the area for future generations.


Family’s hope to raise thousands to help seven-year-old Elliot walk

The family of a seven-year-old boy with a rare condition are battling to raise thousands in the hope that he will one day walk.

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