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Derian House launches new charity shop in Chorley

As Derian House launched its new flagship charity shop in Chorley, dozens of shoppers flocked to see what the fuss was about. Mayor of Chorley, Councillor Margaret Lees, cut the ribbon to declare the new store, in Cleveland Street, officially open....

4 min. ago in Regional North West

17-year-old arrested in Walmer Bridge on suspicion of burglary

A teenager has been arrested in Walmer Bridge on suspicion of burglary. The male was arrested by Preston Police officers this morning at an address in the village in relation to a burglary in Leyland earlier this month. South Ribble Police said on...

25 min. ago in Regional North West

'End the scourge of late payments which is hurting business in Lancashire'

A major campaign has been launched to end the scourge of payments which is jeopardising the livelihood of many small businesses. The Lancashire-headquartered Federation of Small Businesses has launched its Fair Pay, Fair Play campaign calling on the...

58 min. ago in Regional North West

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday February 19, 2019

Here is a summary of cases involving people from Chorley and Leyland. Terry Thompson, 33, of NFA, was given a 12 week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, for trespassing on a railway at Euxton Railway Station. He was also given a drug...

today, 09:02 in Regional North West

A new multi-million pound business hub could bring hundreds of extra jobs to Chorley

Hundreds of jobs could be generated thanks to a new multi-million pound business hub in the heart of Chorley. The employment development, off Euxton Lane and Alker Lane opposite Derian House Children’s Hospice, could see some 500 jobs generated for...

today, 08:56 in Regional North West

Scouts and guides to return to the stage for Chorley Capers' smash show

Scouts and girl guides from across Chorley will bring the town together for their 19th show of music and laughter. The Chorley Capers, made up of more than 90 youngsters from the district’s uniformed organisations, is bringing its biannual musical...

today, 08:40 in Regional North West

Chorley Little Theatre to star in new Channel 5 series Edwardian Britain In Colour

A new two-part series exploring the life in Britain during the Edwardian age will showcase Chorley’s theatrical history this weekend. Chorley Little Theatre will appear in the first episode of Channel 5’s Edwardian Britain In Colour, a documentary...

today, 08:40 in Regional North West

All night store in Preston faces late licence review

An “open all hours” convenience store could be facing a night-time shut-down after claims its owner persistently breached licensing rules. Police have asked Preston Council to review the premises licence of Price Check in Plungington Road following a...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional North West

It's all about 'Timing' for Preston urban star Becce J

Preston singer Becce J is hoping to make a breakthrough with her latest release after linking up with one of her music idols. The former Fulwood schoolgirl’s single “Timing” features grime legend D Double E and is being tipped to be one of the top...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional North West

VIDEO: Is this new video proof of a panther on the prowl in the Lancashire countryside?

A man from Eccleston has captured on camera what he believes is a big cat prowling the fields around Lancashire. The sighting follows a surge in reports of 'big cats' in fields around Chorley and Leyland in recent weeks. In the video, a large black...

yesterday, 15:53 in Regional North West

Lancashire Police officer defends Chorley cannabis raids and explains why cultivation is a danger to...

Lancashire Police has defended its decision to target cannabis growers after a public backlash over the force's perceived "priorities". A number of people challenged police over its "priorities" after a suspected cannabis farm was...

yesterday, 15:16 in Regional North West

Charity Champions - February 11 2019

Well done to everyone 1. Premier BusineccCare and Allianz donate to NWAA Premier BusinessCare, in Lancaster Business Park, have raised 28,433 pounds during a charity partnership over 3 years with North West Air Ambulance. This will be matched by...

yesterday, 12:44 in Regional North West

Fire crews rescue distressed horses from overturned trailer in Bamber Bridge

A trailer carrying two horses overturned on a busy roundabout in Bamber Bridge. The horsebox overturned as it navigated a roundabout between the M61 and M65 at around 9.30pm on Sunday, February 17. A multi-agency response was launched, with fire crews...

yesterday, 09:29 in Regional North West

Chorley cannabis farm raided with plants worth £50,000 seized by police

Over £50,000 worth of cannabis has been seized after police raided a home in Chorley. Police executed a search warrant at the home in Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods on Saturday morning after receiving a tip-off from concerned members of the...

yesterday, 09:29 in Regional North West

New Vicar of Preston will bring a completely new style to Minster

Former car mechanic Sam Haigh is to be the new Vicar of Preston. And the 33-year-old will lead a £1.5m faith revolution in the city which will see the historic Minster converted to host “contemporary” services, complete with guitars, drums and...

yesterday, 04:57 in Regional North West

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