Boggled by too many Christmas pudding choices? Here's our verdict on six of the best

Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs.

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Terry Trelfa, Simon Hunter, Chris Warton, Rob Coirrigan, Linda Hall, Helen Quinn, Margaret Corrigan, Julie Simmons and Brenda Trelfa. Right of the tree are Andy and Steph Hardman with the cheque for Rosemere, Shelley and Andy Dawes and Neil Bamford

Pool tournament in memory of Stevie raises funds for Rosemere

A knock-out pool tournament in tribute to a former enthusiast who died of cancer, was right on cue.

Using larger glasses led to an almost 10% increase in sales

Wine glass capacity 'increased significantly' over last 300 years, study finds

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the last 300 years and most steeply in the last two decades, a study has found.
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The cardiac screening at Tesco Extra in Leyland

Leyland campaigners raise vital funds for CRY heart screenings

Campaigners who have lost their children to sudden cardiac death have raised almost £750 to fund heart screenings in the region.
Bob Mills, of Galloway's, showing Abbie Jones, BBC North West Tonight reporter, how difficult it is to cross the shared space in Preston

Galloway's appeal: Preston's shared space scheme poses challenges for blind people - WITH VIDEO

As The Post continues its campaign to raise funds for a minibus for Galloway’s Society for the Blind, NATALIE WALKER looks at the implications of the shared space scheme in Preston city centre for visually impaired people.
The Fulwood Institute and workshops were officially opened by Lord and Lady Derby on September 23 1895.

Galloway's appeal: Celebrating 150 years of Galloway's - how it all began

As one of Lancashire’s oldest charities, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, celebrates its 150th year, Natalie Walker looks back at how it all began.
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Xmas fair for Cystic Fibrosis Trust at Gregson Green Community Centre

Christmas Fair in Hoghton for CF Trust

Families enjoyed a Christmas fair, raising almost £2,300 for people with cystic fibrosis.

Lancashire's Nest initiative

FESTIVE PLEDGE: Support Lancashire Post's Christmas Appeal for 2017 for Nest

The Lancashire Post has launches its Christmas Appeal for 2017, urging our readers to back an organisation providing vital support to young victims of crime.

The Walton le Dale Park and Ride service has been given a two month reprieve

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

A failing park and ride facility in Preston has been offered an extra two month lifeline.

Organizing team Sue Taylor, Lady Captain Alison Davidson and Hilary Powell at Shaw Hill Golf Club

Pink balls were par for course of evening for Shaw Hill Golf Club

It’s not often you see a pink ball soaring through a golf course, but for members of Shaw Hill Golf Club it was a perfect match.

Rosie Rimmer at the Lodge Artists Annual Exhibition

Lodge Artists in Chorley celebrate their work

Members of Lodge Artists celebrated their work during an awards evening.

Sweet Pea Florist

Lancashire recommends... Florists

Here are the top florists in the region, as voted by readers.

Danielle Buchan, Utiligroups HR director, hands over a sackload of gifts and toys to Derian House

Utiligroup in Chorley donate gifts and cash to Derian House

Employees of a software solutions company spread some Christmas spirit for children’s charity, Derian House.
Amy Bamber of Amy's Creative Hair, Preston Road, Farington.

Amy finds a creative way to prove herself to others

As a young woman working in a hair salon, Amy Bamber was told she wouldn’t mount to much.

The Singer Sewing machine Kath Eastham bought

What was found in this sewing machine box?

When scouting round an antiques centre in Leyland, reader Kath Eastham was surprised to take away a piece of personal history after a hidden clue to its owner’s past was trapped inside.


Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
Guide Dogs has received 5,000 from Chorley Building Society to name a guide dog puppy

Chorley Building Society donates £5,000 to Guide Dogs UK

Guide Dogs UK has received £5,000 from Chorley Building Society to name a guide dog puppy.

This "is an old way of eating ricotta in Tuscany as a breakfast or merenda (an afternoon snack)"

How to make Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's coffee and ricotta shots

Sweet, simple and small equals the perfect dessert.
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Rosemere Cancer Centre chairman Dennis Benson

500 to one for Dennis Benson at Rosemere Cancer Foundation

As far as parting gestures go, they don’t come much more generous than that of Dennis Benson, who is to step down from his role as chairman of Rosemere Cancer Foundation in the New Year.

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