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Chorley Costcutter turns a corner with new four-star food hygiene rating

A Costcutter in Chorley has improved on its food hygiene rating, new data reveals.

Health
Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

​Motorists heading south on the M61 this afternoon were warned to expect major delays.

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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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One lane of the M65 was closed.

Motorway lane closure following two car incident

Emergency services closed one lane of the M65 after an incident involving two cars.
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Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Financial pressures have forced one of the country's biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.
Business

WATCH: Hundreds of Wolves fans take over Chorley ahead of potential Championship-winning match

Up to 200 "boisterous" Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters enjoyed what could be a pre-title party this afternoon in Chorley.
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Crews were in attendance approximately 30 minutes

Two taken to hospital after two-car collision in Chorley

Two fire engines attended the scene of a car crash this morning in Chorley.

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Two fire engines attended the scene.

Delays after van fire on the M6

Firefighters were called to the scene after a van caught fire on the M6.

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WATCH: Preston embraces vinyl's revival once again for Record Store Day

It wasn’t too long ago that vinyl was meant to be dead in the water and Napster was set to rule the musical roost.
Music
The number of people in work has risen again

Work rate hits record high but work age benefits claims are up

The number of people in work has reached a record high, while earnings have grown slightly above inflation for the first time in almost a year, new figures showed.
Business

Pub giant Wetherspoon closes social media profiles

JD Wetherspoon pubs will no longer be on social media after the pub company decided to pull all its accounts.
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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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VIDEO: Watch as Chorley Grand Prix bike race gets underway

More than 100 professional cyclists have taken part in the 2018 Chorley Grand Prix.

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South Ribble Council offices

Councils to meet over “cover up” claims

South Ribble Council has been rocked by another crisis, this time involving services it shares with neighbours Chorley.

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"We are giving him the send off he would be proud of and deserves", said Secretary of the Millennium 2000 Bike Club, Adam Walton. Photos: Neil Cross.

Bikers take to the streets to honour motorcyclist Karl Chester

Dozens of bikers from across Lancashire descended upon the streets of Preston to say a final farewell to local motorcyclist Karl Chester.

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Harry and Mary Duckworth at a 2016 tea dance at St Andrew's Church Hall, Longton.

Warm tributes to 'true gent' and top musician Harry Duckworth

One of Preston’s famous musical sons has died after a glittering transatlantic career.
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The public inquiry looking into fracking at Roseacre Wood is taking place at Blackpool FCs Bloomfield Road stadium for 10 days.

FRACKING INQUIRY: Routes to Roseacre Wood set 'to reduce protest effect' on the site

Shale gas giants Cuadrilla have admitted that routes to the proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site have been designed in part to reduce the impact of protests.

Environment
Elaine Wilkinson from Zebra Technologies and Emma Lewis from Barnardos.

Zebra Technologies in Fulwood donates unwanted gifts to Barnardo's in Chorley

A Preston supplies company has donated unwanted Christmas gifts to support a children’s charity in Lancashire.
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FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS 2018: Chorley celebrates its food hygiene highs

The quality of Chorley’s food remains at a high, with only one food seller having a zero star hygiene rating.

Business
The Helping Hands committee

Big hearted Leyland Trucks workforce offer helping hands to charitable causes

One kind-hearted workforce offering helping hands to a number of local and regional charitable causes, donating a record breaking £50,000 last year, aims to go bigger and better for 2018.

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