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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. For a previous list of best nightclubs click here /where-are-lancashire-s-best-nightclubs-1-8919479

yesterday, 16:52 in Regional North West
 

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 . READ MORE: How Preston changed with the first mill opened in Moor Lane in 1777. And by 1820, the countryside...

yesterday, 15:41 in Regional North West
 

Hospital visiting times in Preston and Chorley are being relaxed for family and carers

Visiting times at two Lancashire hospitals will be relaxed to allow family members greater freedom to visit loved ones. The changes, brought in by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley District Hospital, will allow...

yesterday, 15:34 in Regional North West
 

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. READ MORE: In 1924 the first special broadcast for schools was made and transmitted by the BBC. No doubt...

yesterday, 15:23 in Regional North West
 

Tradesman appeals for £5k of power tools stolen from locked van in Eccleston to be returned

Power tools worth £5,000 were stolen from a locked Citroën Relay van in a residential area of Eccleston. Les Collins, who only moved to the village in February to look after his father with Dementia, is now appealing for the tools to be returned. “I...

yesterday, 10:55 in Regional North West
 

TV presenter Winton dies aged 62

TV presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, his agent has said. The Supermarket Sweep star died at his home earlier on Wednesday. His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said in a statement to the Press Association: "It is with great sadness that...

Wednesday, 22:08 in Regional North West
 

River Ribble clean up operation comes to Penwortham

Environmentalists and council officials are set to take part in a clean up operation along the banks of the River Ribble this weekend. The Ribble Rivers Trust in conjunction with South Ribble Council will be hosting a litter pick along the South...

Wednesday, 16:41 in Regional North West
 

Don't let stress take control of your life

Did you know that this month is Stress Awareness Month? Since its launch in 1992, teams of experts aim to increase public awareness about stress. This includes highlighting the causes of stress, the negative effects stress can have on the mind and...

Wednesday, 13:16 in Regional North West
 

Windrush families to meet over scandal

Concerned families will gather in Preston next week hoping to unravel the truth behind the Windrush scandal in Lancashire. As an apologetic Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting Commonwealth dignitaries yesterday, Caribbean community leaders were...

Wednesday, 11:07 in Regional North West
 

Stretched Lancashire Police's force rest day crisis revealed amid claims of police shortages across England...

Police officers across the county are owed thousands of hours in unclaimed rest days, new figures reveal. The Police Federation described the situation as being “in crisis”, with the lowest number of police in a generation. Figures obtained under...

Tuesday, 13:28 in Regional North West
 

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. But the Office of National Statistics showed that more people were claiming Jobseeker’s...

Tuesday, 13:28 in Regional North West
 

Nostalgia: A true love of cricket at Withnell Fold that has lasted and lasted

While true love kept Terry West from playing cricket in his late teens, the pull of the game was so magnetic that he returned several years later. READ MORE: Click here for more stories The 82-year-old, of Chorley, began working at Withnell Fold Paper...

Tuesday, 11:05 in Regional North West
 

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday April 17 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley and Preston magistrates courts. Read more: https://www.chorley-guardian.co.uk/news/crime Keith Munslow, 73, of Merefield, Chorley, was fined £40 by Chorley magistrates for driving at a speed exceeding the...

Tuesday, 09:01 in Regional North West
 

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. . I have been there, done it and got the certificate...

Monday, 19:24 in Regional North West
 

Where are the best bars with a dance floor in Lancashire?

Who doesn't love a good dance on a night out? Vote for your favourite bar with a good dance floor here. Voting closes noon on Wednesday. The top ones for each readership area will be featured in our shared Lancashire recommends page. This is not a...

Monday, 11:37 in Regional North West
 
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