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'Muggers paradise' warning as rail strike row rumbles on

Union bosses have warned removing guards from trains will lead to a rise in crime.

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Flooding in Leyland August 1987

All the memories come flooding back

Leyland town centre looked almost unrecognisable submerged under water almost 30 years ago.

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Matt Parry, back row, centre, with his Twincess team in 2015

Charity football match for Twincess

A doting dad is organising a charity football match to highlight how proud he is of his daughters.

Early reports suggest thatthere were several break-ins numbering in the low teens in the Clayton-le-Woods area

WARNING: Thieves target garages and cars in spate of break-ins in Chorley

Police have warned residents in Clayton-le-Woods to ensure that their garages and vehicles are secure after a spate of overnight break-ins.
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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
Don't lost your vote.

Six days to go until Lancashire County Council election

The elections will decide all 84 seats on the council.

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Bringing Rosemere Cancer Foundations work to the fore is Hilary Powell (left) with the Rosemere Charity Amy Hilton at Shaw Hill Golf Club

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

Bash Street Kids

Tributes to Lancashire cartoonist Leo Baxendale

Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who brought youngsters delight with the likes of Minnie the Minx and Bash Street Kids, has died.
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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

Two men aged 23 and 33 and a woman aged 36, all from Prestonwere arrested after the Vauxhall Corsa was stopped on New Hall Lane.
Pic: Lancs Police

Police arrest three for human trafficking after girl, 17, found in car in Preston

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after a car transporting a 17-year-old girl was stopped in Preston, say police.

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Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

A Lancashire woman has been charged with murder following the death of a baby girl.

The Sparling in Barton

REVIEW: Catching the early bird at The Sparling Barton is highly recommended

Everyone loves an early bird tea special right?

Are you confident in spotting a scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?

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Faltyny Rebels perform with the flame throwing car

Canadian Circus Show to visit Leyland

Optimus Prime will be dropping in at Worden Park this week as part of a never-been-seen circus act.

Carr Jewellers, Garstang

Lancashire recommends.... independent jewellers

Readers have voted. Here are the top jewellers in the region.

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.

Botany Bay, Chorley

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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Police would like to speak to Shakquel Hussain following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from atakeaway.
Pic: Lancashire Police

APPEAL: Man wanted after theft of Help the Heroes charity tin

A 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge is wanted by police following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from a takeaway.

Jason Alden

Police hunt wanted man with links to Fylde coast

Police are appealing for information to catch  a wanted man.
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Purchase brings Chorley firm back from the brink

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

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