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Leyland youngster donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A schoolgirl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.

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Shelley Gluyas will set the runners off at the Race for Life event

Buckshaw Village’s Shelley poised to be at the starting line at Race for Life in Preston

Although Shelley Gluyas’s mum and grandmother had both battled breast cancer, it came as a complete surprise when she was diagnosed in October last year.

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Erin Gibbons with her team of supporters outside Blow Out, in Leyland

Leyland school girl donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A young girl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.
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Katie McNally with therapists Lisa Kennedy, Charlotte Underwood and Emma Avhede in the health and wellbeing facility at Derian House

Derian House 25th anniversary: New therapies and seaside room in Vinten Place

Over the last 25 years Derian House has grown and developed into a vital service for children with life limiting conditions. The hospice continues to expand and welcomes its newest building, complete with a new seaside garden and therapy room. Natalie Walker speaks to the new wellbeing service leader about the latest additions to the service.

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Stuart Clayton, chief executive of Galloway's, completed the London Marathon 2018

Galloway's Society for the Blind CEO completed the London Marathon, raising thousands for the Lancashire charity

The chief executive of a Lancashire charity has raised more than £4,000 after running the Virgin London Marathon.

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Derian House 25th anniversary: Launch of new neonatal service in Chorley

As the Post continues to mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, NATALIE WALKER finds out more about the launch of its new neonatal service which supports family from the very beginning of diagnosis.

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WATCH: Canine Massage Guild's healing power for dogs in Chorley

It is not just humans that need a massage, as our furry friends are also in need of a rehabilitation therapy to ease pain.
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Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
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Henry Kitching MC

Chorley farmer who returned to Europe to fight in war

Henry Kitching had left Lancashire for a new life in Australia but after the First World War broke out he made the long journey back, James Graves reports

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Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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Victoria Trundle, of Coppull, and Reu the rainbow gnu, selling books for Reuben's Retreat

Coppull author to read Reu The Rainbow Gnu in support of Reuben's Retreat at Chorley literary festival

A mum and her gnu friend are hoping to ease the loss of a sibling through their children’s book, which will be showcased at next weekend’s What’s Your Story, Chorley? literary event.

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The builder of Derian House, Bert Ainscough handing over the keys to Margaret Vinten accompanied by the Trustees: Douglas McMillan, Rick Thomas, Alan Chesters, who was Bishop of Blackburn, and Leo Duffy, in 1993

Derian House 25th anniversary: How it all began

As the Post continues to mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, Natalie Walker looks at how it all began.
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WATCH: Chorley couple celebrates 60 years of marriage - and welcomes five generations

Vera and Peter Lancaster have more than five reasons to celebrate during their 60 years of marriage, as they are the patriarchs of a five-generation family.
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Twelve Tellers

The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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Leanne Witts with her sons Charlie and Harry

Derian House children's hospice 25th anniversary launch: A lifetime of support

When Leanne Witts first entered Derian House 25 years ago with her brother she never imagined she would continue to need their support for her own children.
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Derian House competition image - where is this location?

Derian House children's hospice 25th anniversary launch: Competition

Your chance to win a fabulous family day out at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park, and, of course, some of her amazing ice cream!
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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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WATCH: Derian House children's hospice 25th anniversary launch

Have you spotted anything unusual in Chorley?
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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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Millennium 2000 BC members donated 400 to Derian House children's hospice which it raised during its 18th birthday bash

Millennium 2000 BC celebrates 18 years with donation to Derian House in Chorley

Members of Millennium 2000 BC celebrated the group’s 18th birthday by holding a party and raising £400 for Derian House children’s hospice in Chorley.

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