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The perfect dinner date

Who would be your dream guests at a dinner party? And what would be on the menu? Author Tony Slater has released his latest version of RSVP: By Invitation Only, which offers tips on how to host the perfect dinner party, with mouth-watering menu ideas. To

yesterday, 15:10 in Regional North West

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %. News of the increase was revealed at a council executive scrutiny meeting when financial bosses

yesterday, 14:42 in Regional North West

Woman suffers damaged teeth in 'serious assault'

A 24-year-old man with links to West Lancashire is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault. Police want to find Andrew McNair, 24, of Willow Hey, Skelmersdale, after a woman was attacked in the town in December. The victim suffered a

yesterday, 13:31 in Regional North West

Can you take on The Great Row for cancer?

A Chorley gym is encouraging people to pull together to beat cancer by taking part in a unique fund-raising rowing challenge. David Lloyd Clubs, which has a branch in Moss Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, has partnered with Cancer Research UK to give anyone who t

yesterday, 12:45 in Regional North West

Drivers suffering delays on M6 after HGV smash

Drivers are experiencing delays on the Southbound M6 after an incident involving two heavy goods vehicles. Delays are currently extending back to junction 27 for Standish and are affecting drivers travelling from Leyland, Wigan and Preston. All lanes hav

yesterday, 10:20 in Regional North West

INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Thousands of Britons flown home from The Gambia amid safety fears

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is warning against "all non-essential travel" to the west African nation due to potential military...

yesterday, 10:11 in Regional North West

Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

A first-time author from Buckshaw Village is to have her debut novel published and has already signed a book deal promising two more. When her youngest, Jemima, six, started school Alice Broadway decided it was now or never and she sat down to try her ha

yesterday, 09:05 in Regional North West

Adlington pensioner, 81, almost cheated out of £2,500

An 81-year-old woman from Adlington narrowly missed being tricked out of almost £2,500 by a scammer. When Barbara Lowe picked up the phone to a woman claiming to be from telecommunications company Talk Talk offering her help with her router she took up t

Tuesday, 16:36 in Regional North West

Last orders at The Talbot pub in Euxton

A pub which provided a hub for the Euxton community for 20 years celebrated its last orders on Saturday night. Owners of The Talbot, Steve and Sue Sharrock handed over the keys for the watering hole in Balshaw Lane on Monday, January 16. Over the years t

Tuesday, 16:21 in Regional North West

Transport company to axe key bus service

Residents are furious after a bus service providing a “lifeline“ to villages in Chorley is due to be axed. Bus company Stagecoach has said it will be cutting the number seven service which runs between Croston, Eccleston, Heskin, Charnock Richard, Chorle

Tuesday, 16:05 in Regional North West

Inferno at paints factory

Back in the early 1970s, a Leyland business was rocked by a huge fire at its storage unit. The blaze tore through £3,000,000 worth of stock owned by Leyland Paints, which was kept in Brook Mill, in Orchard Street. The smoke could be seen for miles and mo

Tuesday, 15:57 in Regional North West

Britain's 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House. Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House. But which ones are t

Tuesday, 15:37 in Regional North West

NHS bill for swimming infections

It is always recommended that we teach our children to swim because it could be a life-saver. But those lessons come at a hefty cost to the NHS, research reveals. And that’s because £1.3m will be spent on medicine alone this year to treat contaminated wa

Tuesday, 15:07 in Regional North West

Guardian recommends things to do this week

Here is a list of what to look out for this week Holocaust Memorial Service, Chorley, Saturday January 21 A special service will take place to remember victims of the Holocaust at the War Memorial in Astley Park, Chorley, on Saturday, at 10.45am. Paintin

Tuesday, 15:07 in Regional North West

Second Lancaster man guilty of hamster drug cruelty

A Lancaster man has pleaded guilty to a catalogue of animal cruelty offences. Mr Nchinumya Ntembe, of Cypress Close, appeared before Lancaster Magistrates on Monday January 16 to enter his guilty pleas for five animal cruelty offences. The 22-year-old ha

Tuesday, 11:13 in Regional North West

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