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King’s beech to mark royal visit

Children will bring life to history when they plant a Royal tree to mark 400 years since the visit of King James I to Lancashire.

Arts
Norman Youles, Derek Nuttall, coun Mark Perks and coun Eric Bell in Dawson Lane

Lorries could be banned from key town route after numerous crashes recorded

Heavy goods vehicles could be banned from a key route between Whittle-le-Woods and Buckshaw Village.

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Residents in Lancashire have been warned to expect difficult driving conditions on untreated roads and slippery conditions on pavements.

ICE WARNING: Met office issue yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Lancashire as temperatures are set to plummet overnight.
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One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

One third of eating disorder sufferers do not receive referral to a mental health service, despite clear medical guidance that stresses the need for immediate referral.

Health
Two lanes have been closed following the accident

Delays on southbound M6 after 3-vehicle crash

Fire services rescued a woman who was trapped in her car on the M6 following a three-vehicle smash.
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Chorley Ramblers walking group

Explore the fells around the Lakes

Keen walkers in Chorley are offering a coach trip to the Lake District fells on the second Saturday of every month from March to July.

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Give your pennies’ worth over scheme in Clayton-le-Woods

Give your pennies’ worth over scheme in Clayton-le-Woods

Residents living around the site of a former landmark hotel in Clayton-le-Woods are invited to give feedback on plans for a new Lidl and retirement apartments.

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Foodies turn out to Hoghton Farmers’ Market despite bad weather

Meat, vegetable, beer and pie producers all packed into The Great Barn at Hoghton Tower on Sunday for its monthly farmer’s market.

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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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Tapas at Ziggy's

Lancashire recommends... great tapas bars

Readers have voted. Here are the top tapas bars in Lancashire.
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Brennan Reece

See comedians Brennan Reece and Chris Washington in Chorley

Two northern comedians are hoping to have audiences in stitches when they perform in Chorley.
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The regions power network operator has restored supplies to around 7,500 properties following the storm, which brought winds of 70 to 80mph to the North West.

Storm Doris leaves 7.5k properties without power

More than 7,500 properties in the northwest were left without power in the wake of Storm Doris, say Electricity North West.

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Criminals have been accessing people's online bank accounts claiming to be calling on behalf of internet providers or phone companies, say police.

SCAM ALERT: Police warning after £5k internet scam

Police in Chorley have issued a warning after a local resident was conned out of £5,000 in an internet scam.
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Ronnie Carter with a Chorley Guardian in 1953

Always keeping up with the
news – even while in Egypt

There is nothing like browsing through your local paper when you are feeling 
homesick.

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Residents in Lancashire have been warned to expect heavy rain all day on Saturday with the possibility of localised flooding and minor travel disruption.

YELLOW WARNING: Met office issue rain warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a yellow severe weather warning for rain in Lancashire.

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Storm Doris hits the streets of Preston

Storm Doris causes havoc across Lancashire

Storm Doris caused havoc in Lancashire yesterday as it battered the county from all sides.

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Chorley Building Society marketing team make a visit to St Catherine's Hospice to donate 15,000

Bank staff donate £20,000 to hospice

Caring bank staff at Chorley Building Society are banking up dates in the calendar for a series of fundraising events in support of their charity of the year St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Rail passengers urged not to travel today

Rail passengers urged not to travel today

Train services have been disrupted as the effects of Storm Doris hit Lancashire.

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Storm Doris whips through Chorley

Storm Doris whips through Chorley

Storm Doris has swept away letters from the sign outside Chorley Little Theatre.

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Line dancing

Have a go at.... line dancing

Line dancing is practiced and learned in country-western dance bars, social clubs, dance clubs and ballrooms. It accompanies many popular music styles since the early 1970s including pop, swing, rock and roll, disco, Latin, rhythm and blues and jazz.

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