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Nostalgia: Chorley mathematician Bernard Cannon was a contemporary of Albert Einstein

When Lancashire mathematician Bernard Cannon was busy doing his sums at school, he never imagined he would end up working with Albert Einstein. READ MORE: Click here for more stories Described as a ‘quiet man,’ he never really talked about his work or...

today, 11:54 in Regional North West

Dan knows nothing beats old-fashioned baked pud

No one can make your favourite pudding like your nan. But Dan Coates has strived to make the perfect pud and has launched his own firm Carter’s Cakes and Catering, in memory of his nan, Eileen Carter, who taught him everything he knows. He says: “My...

today, 11:35 in Regional North West

Your memories of the Pines Hotel

As the bulldozers moved in to the Pines Hotel in Whittle-le-Woods, we asked readers to share their memories of this very special place I don’t think all the new residents would appreciate the surrounding trees being ripped out and now over looking a...

today, 11:35 in Regional North West

Closure on M6 after crash

Part of the M6 is closed after a crash. Two lanes are closed on the southbound carriageway close to Junction 31 for Samlesbury, at the Tickled Trout services. Highways England traffic officers are on the scene, but long tailbacks are already...

today, 11:23 in Regional North West

VOTE: Where are the best town centre restaurants in Lancashire?

Lancashire's town centres are full of places to eat and drink. Readers have submitted their suggestions. Vote for your favourite town centre restaurant here. Voting closes noon on Wednesday. This is not a competition. It is a list of recommended...

today, 10:09 in Regional North West

Planned rail fare rises in Lancashire branded ‘an insult’ by Labour group

Lancashire’s Labour group has slammed planned fare rises on trains through the  county. The group is angry about the planned price hikes after months of misery, which saw hundreds of trains cancelled or re-scheduled. Rail fare increase of 3.2 per cent...

today, 09:32 in Regional North West

One casualty treated following motorhome collision on the M6

One casualty was treated by ambulance personnel following a collision on the M6 this afternoon. Two fire engines from Leyland and Chorley attended the incident involving a motorhome on the northbound carriageway between junctions 27 and 28....

yesterday, 20:20 in Regional North West

Lancaster man who climbed Ben Nevis in wheelchair donated funds to George's Legacy in Hoghton

It was one of Shaun Gash’s toughest sponsored challenges yet, resulting in being airlifted to hospital and losing his leg. Read more: /news/lancaster-charity-sportsman-undeterred-by-impending-leg-amputation-1-9298603 and...

yesterday, 15:57 in Regional North West

Train cancellations are due to hit Lancashire and the North West tomorrow

Planned train cancellations affecting Lancashire and other parts of the North West tomorrow have been announced. Lancashire - including Preston and Blackpool station - will be one of the most affected areas as travellers face another day of nightmare...

Saturday, 15:13 in Regional North West

Away fans are welcomed to Chorley as a new proactive approach is planned following ‘ban’ U-turn

Town centre bosses in Chorley are due to meet on Monday in the wake of a football fans ‘ban’ controversy. Chorley Council has now backtracked and said away fans were welcome into town on match days after a storm of protest over a letter sent out to...

Saturday, 13:36 in Regional North West

Warning to Lancashire train travellers to London as Euston station closes

Lancashire train travellers to London are being warned that Euston Station is closed this weekend. The station - the terminal for many trains from Lancashire - will also be closed on the Bank Holiday weekend of August 25 and 26 and on September 1 and...

Saturday, 12:22 in Regional North West

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Friday, 17:11 in Regional North West

Hospital bosses reassure GPs over plan to tackle waiting times

Efforts to reduce waiting times at the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals are being focused on individual departments, a committee of GPs has been told. Efforts to reduce waiting times at the Royal Preston and Chorley and South...

Friday, 16:46 in Regional North West

New map of Chorley will be decided by councillors

Chorley Council will vote next month on how the electoral map in the borough should be redrawn. Councillors will be presented with a proposal which has now been approved by a cross-party committee set up to examine the issue - although an independent...

Friday, 16:37 in Regional North West

Chorley's orange-coloured pub The Crown gets behind sky high Magpies with black and white pub wall design

A Chorley pub is raising a glass to the town’s football team through a club-inspired fresh lick of paint. Frank Smalley, owner of The Crown in Chapel Street, has painted the inside walls of the pub black and white in honour of Chorley FC’s home kit...

Friday, 15:08 in Regional North West

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