Police on the scene of 'suspicious' field fire near Adlington

Police have attended the scene of a fire just outside Adlington.
Leyland Motors 500 engine factory runners up in shop cricket competition in 1972

Nostalgia: Derek Rogerson’s memories of working at Leyland Motors through book: Trucks, Buses, Planes and Trains

Leyland Motors is a big part of the local community.

Police would like to speak to this woman about a dog attack in Clayton Brook

'Pitbull' dog attacks woman and Spaniel

A Spaniel was left needing surgery after being savaged by a dog on a walk.

Goalscorer Josh Wilson

Vital victory boosts Magpies’ play-off hopes

Chorley 1 Gainsborough 0

A much needed win reignited Chorley’s National League North play-off hopes and in the end was more comfortable than the scoreline suggests.

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The car (top) smashed into a garden wall and parked cars at the property (bottom). Photo via Lancashire Road Police.

Shocking images after car ploughs into garden wall

Police have revealed shocking images of a late night car crash in Chorley.

Tremors felt across Lancashire after 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Wales

Tremors felt across Lancashire after 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Wales

People across Lancashire have reported feeling an earthquake that hit Wales on Saturday afternoon.
Some of the knives handed in to Lancashire Police as part of Operation Sceptre.

Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
A map of the projected well site.

REGIONAL: Fracking plans outlined for Altcar Moss

An energy company has submitted plans exploring the possibility of drilling shale gas.
Councillor Susie Charles

Voters aged 11 go to the polls to elect MPs

Children as young as 11 are being urged to cast their vote next month to elect Lancashire’s five members of the UK Youth Parliament.

Chorley Christmas Lights Switch-on

Festive frenzy in Chorley

It’s not even Easter but Chorley’s already preparing for Christmas.

John Simm was excellent in ITVs three-part drama Trauma

Trauma - an excellent study of grief, but not so good as a thriller

Grief is a funny thing. Not literally, obviously, but it can affect different people in all sorts of different ways.

Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
Prince of Wales

Chorley pub goer left victim with broken jaw

A reveller left a man with a broken jaw after a violent fracas outside a Chorley pub.

Nine-year-old Blackpool magician Issy Simpson

The sky is the limit for BGT’s magical star Issy

She might have magic powers, but even resort schoolgirl Issy Simpson couldn’t have predicted the spell she’d cast during the 12 months since making her debut on Britain’s Got Talent.

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Lytham Hall

Dr Dolittle date is a perfect medicine for Hall’s season

The prospect of animal magic on stage at Lytham Hall has been welcomed by theatre enthusiasts.

Theatre and Comedy
Mista Jam

Get set to rave on the waves as Pier Jam starts to sell out

The first details of this year’s ‘raves on the waves’ Pier Jam festivals have been revealed.

Peter Mileham when he was High Sheriff of Lancashire

Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Preston welcomes new chairman Peter Mileham

The man who put the “Rosemere” into Rosemere Cancer Centre, has been appointed the foundation’s new chairman.
Laura Massaro is in the Team England squad

Laura in England squad for Gold Coast

Chorley’s world No.4 Laura Massaro is on her way to Australia’s Gold Coast after being named in Team England’s squash squad.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Magpies looking to avenge Trinity defeat

Chorley will be gunning for revenge this weekend when they welcome National League North strugglers Gainsborough Trinity to Victory Park.

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Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
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