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Ribbon is cut as brand new crown green bowling lawn opens in Euxton

Bowls were rolling as a new green was opened in Euxton at the weekend.
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Roger and Matt Varley of Shaw Hill at food and drink festival a Taste of Chorley

Chorley showcases its best cuisine at food festival

Thousands got a flavour of Chorley at a food and drink festival over the weekend.
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The Crown in Chapel Street after its new makeover

Painted pub proves to be divisive among Chorley's traders

A town centre pub became a big talking point in Chorley after it was tangoed.
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Mark Long at work- Brindle Distillery is a finalist in the BIBAs as Family Business of the Year

Lifeline offered to closed gin bar at Brindle Distillery

A popular gin bar in Brindle which had to close after its future came under threat could have a second chance.
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DanceSyndrome founder Jen Blackwell celebrates with singer Alexandra Burke in London

Chorley dancer's dream moment to be broadcast on primetime TV

Dancer Jen Blackwell is set for Lottery stardom after winning the chance to appear on a TV ad break.

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The roof has now been taken off the Oak House building in Chorley as it is torn down to make way for parking

PROJECT UPDATE: The Royal Oak in Chorley

The former market town pub is in the first stages of being demolished to make way for parking spaces.
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Coun Mark Perks in his role as mayor

Former Chorley mayor raises £19k for charity

The former mayor of Chorley has announced the final total raised during his year of office last year as £19,504.62

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Fred Smith

Boss starts career on a milk round

Fred Smith has come a long way since when he was a milkman.

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Axe-flinging evening at Rivington Terraced Gardens was a sell-out success

Axe-flinging evening at Rivington Terraced Gardens was a sell-out success

Axe-throwing proved popular at a sell-out event at a hillside garden just outside Chorley.
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Mark Long

Totally Cuckoo? Gin firm Brindle Distillery is under threat

It’s a homegrown success story but now a Lancashire gin distillery and bar is under threat.

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Two women were tied up after masked burglars broke into a home in Brindle armed with a chisel and a hammer.

Women tied up and threatened by armed burglars in Brindle

Two women were tied up after masked burglars broke into a home in Brindle armed with a chisel and a hammer.

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Lindsay and Keith Wright

Pensioner forced to wait two-hours for Ambulance in Preston following a fall

A terminally-ill pensioner spent two hours lying on a pavement waiting for an ambulance after a bad fall.

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Free ice creams were dished out to youngsters as a 50,000 play park was officially opened in Clayton Brooke.

Play park in Clayton Brooke sees £50k makeover

Free ice creams were dished out to youngsters as a £50,000 play park was officially opened in Clayton Brooke.

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Olympic figure skaters ran a mile with their 10-month-old baby to inspire young athletes to follow their dreams.

'Follow your dreams to become Olympians'

Olympic figure skaters ran a mile with their 10-month-old baby to inspire young athletes to follow their dreams.

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Dan Murphy and Joe Appleton celebrate being winners of Channel 4s Hunted

Hunted winner from Penwortham performs at Sapphire Ball for charity Headway

One half of a  duo who won TV show Hunted has now shown off his singing talent to help raise money for people with brain injuries.

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Astley Hall is often used as the focal point for many events in Chorley

Help transform Chorley's historic Astley Hall

The jewel in Chorley’s crown - Astley Hall - could see £1.6 million poured into it to give it a facelift.

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The creators of 'Chorley Shed' at the opening of the project at Victory Park, Chorley, from left, David Murphy, Lewis Smith-Connell, John Hill and Simon Denham

Men in Shed project celebrates launch in Chorley

A project which has been taking the nation by storm has celebrated its official launch in Chorley.

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Vet John Gilliver from Gillivervet examines Popeye the beach donkey

Blackpool beach donkeys get MOT from Chorley vet

Beach donkeys have passed their health and fitness tests and are ready to trot onto the beach at Blackpool, in time for the summer season.
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Hundreds are expected to turn out for Chorleys Picnic in the Park this weekend.

Roll up for Chorley's Picnic in the Park

Hundreds are expected to turn out for Chorley’s Picnic in the Park this weekend.

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Man, 54, sectioned under the Mental Health Act after stabbing in Pall Mall, Chorley.

Man, 54, sectioned after a stabbing in Chorley

A 54-year-old man has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act following a stabbing in Chorley.
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