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VIDEO: Beech's Fine Chocolates in Preston is making Easter eggs after three decades

After more than 30 years, Easter eggs are back on the table for Preston firm Beech’s Fine Chocolates.

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Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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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.

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Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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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.
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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) breaks The Guinness World Records Title for the worlds longest chain of paper hearts.

British Heart Foundation breaks world record of paper hearts

Well wishers and family members in Lancashire have helped The British Heart Foundation to smash a Guinness World Record for the longest chain of paper hearts as part of Heart Month.

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Members of Gregson Green enjoy masquerade fun at Leyland Hallmark Hotel

Magic and mystery at Valentine’s ball

With masked faces and a bit of sorcery, guests at a Valentine’s masquerade ball had a mysterious time.

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Justyn Lambert who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for Rainbow House

Business director cimbs Mount Kilimajaro for Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A thrill seeker raised more than £4,000 for a conductive education centre which supports children with disabilities.

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Beer And Cider Festival to take over Olympia in the Winter Gardens

Top tipples on show as beer and cider brews in Olympia

A huge Beer And Cider Festival is coming back to Blackpool.

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The Lions running community with their new defibrillator which is at the Golden Lion Pub, Higher Wheelton.
Pictured are Shelby Williams and Kevin Garvey - area sales manager for Cardiac Science

New defibrillator at The Golden Lion in Wheelton

A Chorley pub has been given a new defibrillator after winning a competition.

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Galloways celebrating the start of its 150th year 12 months ago

Join Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham for its 150 years celebration

Sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, is marking the culmination of its 150th year with a big party for the community.

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Liz Hardwick and Darren Jenkinson, co-founders of DigiEnable

DigiEnable proves technology isn’t just for men and geeks

Having opened the London Stock Exchange and being a regular attendee of events in the House of Commons, it is no wonder Chorley businesswoman Liz Hardwick was named in the Female Founders 101 List for her role in empowering women in the digital field.

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Dogs in hotels

Where are the best dog friendly hotels in Lancashire?

If you feel like a night away in another Lancashire area but don't want to leave your dog at home, there are plenty of hotels who will invite them as guests too.

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Kettlebells

Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
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Peter and Patricia Baldwin

Volunteers join dementia friendly Market Square at Buckshaw Retirement Village

A Chorley care village is welcoming an intake of volunteers to support its dementia friendly Market Square.

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Copa Fizzs Gillian Bartlett (left) and Rosemere Cancer Foundations central area fundraising co-ordinator Rebecca Hall by a vat of the Copa Fizz Rosemere Gin

Gin, gin! Drink up to help Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum Louise Finch

Gin lovers can raise a toast in honour of a mum who lost her battle with cancer - whilst helping to boost funds for Rosemere’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
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Luke Carter is one of the children supported by Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Taylor Wimpey donates cash to Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A housing development company has gifted a Lancashire conductive education centre with a £500 donation towards its specialist services for children and young people with disabilities.
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Rowers taking part in the CRUK challenge

Take on the Great Row in Lancashire for Cancer Research UK

People in Lancashire are being challenged to row a marathon in March as part of an oar-some fund-raising effort for Cancer Research UK.

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Laura Black

Leyland businesswoman hosts charity event in honour of blogger Laura Black who died of Cystic Fibrosis

The courage and inspiration of a young Lancashire mum is behind a fund-raising drive to raise cash for research into Cystic Fibrosis and to help the homeless.
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Hayley Scholes, head of services and partnerships, Millie Proudfoot, Lucy Bretherton, at Rainbow House, in Mawdesley

Rainbow House in Mawdesley enters new era

A conductive education centre in Chorley which supports children with disabilities is looking forward to developing new services following a new leader at the helm.

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