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Advice on how to keep rats at bay

It’s that time of year again when households across the borough are plagued by rats.

Fundraiser Neil Wilson has organised a charity night at the Prince of Wales in Chorley

Help Stand Up to Cancer at live event

Looking for a Friday night out? A Chorley fundraiser is joining forces with his local pub for a Stand Up to Cancer event tonight

Missing nine-year-old, Maklaine Bottomley

Concerns grow for missing nine-year-old

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a missing nine-year-old boy.

MASTER CRAFTSMAN: Stonemason Kenneth Proud has died

Stonemason behind Lancashire’s iconic buildings dies age 77

A stonemason who sculpted some of the county’s most iconic structures has died.

CAUTION: Lancs Police

Chorley woman took charity cash for herself

A former hospital worker has been cautioned by police after stealing a large sum of money meant for charity.

Crime map showing reports of crime within a 1-mile radius of Chorley town centre.

REVEALED: Top 10 streets for crime in Chorley

MORE than 700 crimes were reported across the borough of Chorley in a single month, according to new figures.

Derian Danni meets Lucy Carter (specialists manager) and Kevin Fitzgerald (duty manager) at the Booths store in Chorley

Pop to the shops and help Derian House

One of Lancashire’s leading supermarket chains has teamed up with Derian House Children’s Hospice to sell its popular audio bedtime story collection.

Staff from Sainsbury's Bamber Bridge with  Chorley Guide Dogs branch volunteers after completing a 275mile charity cycle

Special supermarket sweep to give coffers a £25,000 boost

Supermarket workers swapped a trolley dash for a pedal push on a three-day cycling adventure for Chorley Guide Dogs.

Police want to speak to this man

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police hunt after sickening attack on homeless man is caught on camera

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a homeless man being violently attacked in the city centre.

Cheryl and Robert Prudham and family

Mum-of-12 to join ex-husband in court over £10k parking meter theft

A Wigan-based mum-of-12 will join her ex-husband in court after they were accused of stealing more than £10,000 in change from parking meters.

TIRED: Graham Liver with Pudsey before his mammoth charity challenge

BBC presenter Graham Liver is going the extra mile for Children in Need

A BBC radio presenter is going the extra mile for Children in Need by pulling a four poster bed through Preston.

Christmas launch at Booths in Garstang

‘Tis the season for food lovers as Booths launches popular Christmas book

Booths has just launched its ever-popular Christmas book. DAVID NOWELL takes a look at what goes into it and the months of work behind the scenes.

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Dan Whiston as the magician in Intimissimi on Ice

Dan Whiston’s magical show with Andrea Bocelli in Italy

Blackpool’s ice skating ace Dan Whiston has been wowing thousands of people in Italy in a show starring international opera star Andrea Bocelli.

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Liam Mountford

Man jailed for racist attack on cyclist

A man involved in a “mob-handed racist attack” on a cyclist has been jailed.

Real ale

Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

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A wing mirror damaged by vandals

Spate of vandalism sees gang smash car wing mirrors

A spate of vandalism saw a gang smash wing mirrors from multiple cars in both Clayton-le-Woods and Chorley.
Edward Crook

Give me back my face, pleads pensioner

A man disfigured after surgery to remove a cancerous growth has been waiting more than EIGHT YEARS for doctors to put it right.

The team at Arden Lea Nurseries with the winning trio l to r Linda Janite, Irene Iddon and Helen Cooney in the foreground with Rose Taylor- daughter of Nick Taylor, brother of Stuart and a director

Nursery staff cook up a storm for children with disabilities

Staff at a garden nursery had their own “bake-off” to raise funds for a charity which supports children with disabilities and life limiting illnesses.
Runway closed at Manchester airport due to incident

Runway closed at Manchester airport due to incident

A Manchester airport runway is closed due to an incident involving a British Airways aircraft during landing.

Steve De-haan surrounded by loving friends and family who "will not rest" until they have raised the �50,000 to put him through specialist cancer treatment in Germany

Cancer sufferer Steve de-Haan has a year to live despite initially being given the all-clear

Father-of-four Steve de-Haan thought he had won his battle with cancer six years ago, but now he has been told it has come back with a vengeance and he has just a year to live.

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