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Buildings demolished to make way for Porsche Centre

Going,going ... most definitely gone.

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WATCH: Derian House 25th anniversary: Sibling Support

Siblings’ needs often come second to those of their brother or sister, due to the demands of care on parents, and the limited support available for those families. To mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, Natalie Walker finds out more about the care on offer for siblings.
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Chorley's U3A present their newest venture, the formation of a variety performance group with a dedicated show Generation Gold.

A variety of talent among Chorley's Golden Generation

A group for everyone – that is the message from members of Chorley’s thriving University of the Third Age (U3A)

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Rev refs April 23 2018 William Shakespeare, penny sweets, Saint George, the construction of the Suez Canal., victory celebration party in Sleddon Street Preston at the end of that war, local production of Guys and Dolls by Lancaster Amateur Dramatic & Operatic Society (LADOS)

REV RON GREENALL: World War II, plays and shipping routes

St George and William Shakespeare dominate my first two pictures and comments.

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Not too late to sign up to Rosemere's Walk in the Dark from Chorley to Preston

The youngest person so far this year to tackle Rosemere's Walk in the Dark is encouraging others to sign up.

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It's no pork for Jennifer White of the PETA Foundation

V-Egan Street is food for thought

Campaigners want Preston to give the ‘V’ to animal cruelty by renaming Egan Street as Vegan Street.

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

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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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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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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