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Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Further England-wide rail strikes have been set for next month in the row over driver-only-operated trains.

Lifestyle
Chairman of Chorley in Bloom Iris Smith, 70

Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

Wasteland in Chorley has now been transformed into an edible garden which is harvesting vegetables for the town’s community.

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A wedding picture to remember for Sam and Anna Shepherd, whose photo shoot was invaded by Vikings. Credit: Simon Kearsley at Creative Camera

Vikings photobomb wedding shoot at Lancashire beauty spot Rivington Pike

Newlyweds got a bit more than they bargained for on their wedding day when they were photo bombed by 200 Vikings.

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Plans have been submitted for a new drive-thru KFC outlet in a Lancashire village.

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Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.

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Brindle Brass Band members

Hoping to bring in the brass for their band

There is never a more interesting time for a group of musicians than preparing for a national competition.

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The team at micro cafe bar Latch, Chorley 
Owner Paul Dove and manager Becky McLeod

Latch the magical bar dreams are made of......

The team at Latch really know how to mix things up, with an explosion of an explosion of pastel, rainbows and all things sickly sweet they have created the perfect formula

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

A former World War Two sniper and glider pilot has been named a Freeman of Euxton.

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Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

A new digital post-mortem service, which will avoid the use of invasive procedures, has been agreed for Lancashire.
Health
Sue Thompson, head of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, during preparations for her 140 mile sponsored walk with consultant oncologist Dr Gerry Skailes,

Rosemere Cancer Foundation's chief officer takes on mega walk for anniversary appeal

After 20 years at its helm, Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Chief Officer Sue Thompson is taking the charity’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal to raise £1.5 million in her stride – literally.

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The lucky applicant will earn 28,000

Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

Working a 9 to 5 isn't for everyone, so do something you can really shout home about and become Love Woo's new sex toy reviewer.

Offbeat
We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

An overhaul of the ambulance service’s response to emergency calls has been introduced following trials which have shown giving more time to operators leads to better care. Michael Holmes reports
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Crews from Leyland were called to the scene on Ulnes Walton Lane bya 999 call from the driver of the car at around 7.30pm on August 17.

Car fire at Leyland roadside

A car bust into flames at the roadside in Leyland yesterday, say fire services.

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Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Work to create a new £90,000 bowling green in Euxton is now well underway.

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Performers taking part in Chorley Live at Shepherds Hall Ale House

Call for acts for hit festival Chorley Live

Acts and performers are wanted for a two-day live music and entertainment festival in Chorley.

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Police officers tell members of the public to leave the scene in a street in Barcelona, Spain

Dozens injured in suspected terror attack

Dozens of people have been injured in Barcelona after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a suspected terror attack.

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Doctor Clive Barker, centre, is retiring after 31 years as a GP, pictured with colleagues at Library House Surgery, Chorley.

Family doctor Clive Barker to retire after 31 years serving Chorley

A family doctor who has served Chorley for 31 years is retiring from Library House Surgery this month.

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Gordon Payne

Former county hall Liberal leader dies

A former Liberal leader on Lancashire County Council, Gordon Payne, has died at the age of 84 after a long illness.

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Mellissa Hickey and Graham Szymanski completed Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad John

Chorley Age UK worker takes on Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad

A charity worker has proved she’s made of tough stuff after completing a 12-mile obstacle course in memory of her dad.

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Police have revealed the knives that were handed in as part of the amnesty

68 knives, including a machete, surrendered in amnesty

Police have revealed that more than 68 knives were handed-in across Lancashire during its two-week amnesty as part of Operation Sceptre.
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