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Collie put to sleep following suspected case of Alabama rot in Chorley

Vets in Chorley have had to put down a pet dog after a suspected case of Alabama rot.

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Adam Pope and Lucien Burkhardt at the boatyard pictured with dog Rosie. They are hoping to convert a double-decker bus into a cafe by the canal

Plans to transform double-decker bus into canal-side cafe in Heath Charnock

A double-decker bus could be transformed into a canal-side cafe if plans are given the thumbs up.

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Self-employed Les Collins moved to Eccleston recently but has had 5k worth of power tools stolen from his van

Tradesman appeals for £5k of power tools stolen from locked van in Eccleston to be returned

Power tools worth £5,000 were stolen from a locked Citroën Relay van in a residential area of Eccleston.
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Fed-up farmer installs new sign after complaints from rural moaners in Higher Wheelton

A farmer fed up with people complaining about the noise and smells of the countryside has posted a quirky sign to combat the moaners.
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Presenter Chris Bavin with gardeners from Chorley in Bloom

Chorley and Croston to appear in BBC Two series Britain in Bloom

Lancashire is coming out in bloom after both Chorley and Croston were picked to feature in a new BBC television series.

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Fun day at Astley Village Community Centre to raise funds for four-year-old Phyllisity Ramm. She is pictured with mum Kylie Purkis.

Funds help youngster from Astley Village to breathe at night

A fun day to help a little girl breathe brought in more than £1,200.

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Broadcaster banned from Chorley Football Club for 'sexist' comments

A sports broadcaster has been banned from Chorley Football Club matches after he made sexist remarks off-air to a female referee.

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Teenagers in the county have elected an all-female team of representatives to the UK Youth Parliament.

All-female team elected to represent Preston, Chorley and Leyland in UK Youth Parliament

Lancashire certainly has a gender pay gap - but in one area at least, young women are getting into the spotlight.

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Father Michael ONeill

Much-loved Catholic priest Father Michael O’Neill of St Bede’s in Clayton-le-Woods dies aged 76

A popular Catholic priest from Clayton-le-Woods has died of cancer aged 76.

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Pam Ayres

Poet Pam Ayres will visit Chorley to launch new book The Last Hedgehog

A British poet and comedian will visit Chorley on a tour to launch her latest book, The Last Hedgehog.

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Darren Nicholls

Runner Darren Nicholls set for marathon a year after heart attack in Chorley

A dad-of-three is speeding up to his first marathon after suffering a heart attack on a community run in Chorley.
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L-r: Food critic Tom Parker Bowles with Mike, Sarah and judge Nigel Barden

Open air kitchen in Chorley shortlisted for BBC’s Food and Farming Awards 2018

An outdoor food kitchen in Chorley is a finalist in the BBC’s Food and Farming Awards 2018.

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The extra car parking is part of Chorleys Market Walk development for the town centre

Work starts on 200 new car spaces across Chorley town centre

Major work to increase parking capacity across Chorley town centre will get underway in April with more than 200 new spaces being created in the coming months.

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Lucas Campbell

Rock DJ from Chorley Lucas Campbell celebrates two industry gongs

A rock DJ and music campaigner from Chorley has picked up two prestigious music industry Sola awards for broadcasting on the ‘Rock On’ multi-media platform in the USA.

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The former Camelot theme park Charnock Richard is now derelict

Plans for 195 homes at Camelot Theme Park site scrapped

Plans for 195 new homes at the former Camelot Theme Park site in Charnock Richard were thrown out at a packed council meeting.

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Ian Tully

Historic discoveries will go under the hammer at Chorley Auction House

An historic hand-drawn map of Chorley and a legal document written during the reign of King Charles II is to go under the hammer.

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Artists impressions of the Market Walk extension in Chorley

National restaurant chain Loungers shows interest in Chorley's Market Walk development

A new national restaurant and bar chain could set up shop in Chorley.

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Chorley Cemetery is to get a new Muslim prayer shelter

New Muslim prayer shelter planned for Chorley Cemetery

A new Muslim prayer shelter will be built in Chorley Cemetery after planners gave the go-ahead to proposals.

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An artists impression of the new Whittle Surgery

Whittle Surgery given a thumbs up for build

Major expansion plans for a super surgery in Clayton-le-Woods have been given the green light.

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Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre is set to expand into neighbouring restaurant The Hyatt

Chorley’s Little Theatre is set to expand into a neighbouring Indian restaurant for extra production and rehearsal space.
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