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Aljazeera
The roots of Jeremy Corbyn's supportwas a statement of intent from Labour's long-ignored base, according to Bennett
The roots of Jeremy Corbyn's support
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
was a statement of intent from Labour's long-ignored base, according to Bennett. The native of the Lancashire mill town of Chorley conceded that Corbyn had not managed to fully communicate his policies to the masses - but said that would soon... Read more
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Bolton News
Plans for new golf clubhouse and 14 homesBosses at Bolton Old Links Golf Club in Chorley Old Road will hear whether thei
Plans for new golf clubhouse and 14 homes
Bolton News / Posted 2 hours ago
Bosses at Bolton Old Links Golf Club in Chorley Old Road will hear whether their proposals will get the go ahead at the council’s planning committee. The proposed redevelopment would see the current clubhouse, which was built in 1926, pulled down.... Read more
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Bolton News
Security firm says Bolton was the obvious choice for second officewhich offers a range of security based services including stewarding or car par
Security firm says Bolton was the obvious choice for second office
Bolton News / Posted 2 hours ago
which offers a range of security based services including stewarding or car parking supervision, has opened a new office in Chorley New Road. Bosses say it was an easy decision to expand into Bolton because the firm has previously worked at high... Read more
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Daily Mail
One missing and two fight for life off Camber Sandsbeach-goers' lives after the incident at Camber Sands (pictured), East Sussex,
One missing and two fight for life off Camber Sands
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
beach-goers' lives after the incident at Camber Sands (pictured), East Sussex, at around 12.40pm today John Marlow, 47, of Chorley, Lancashire, said: 'My wife and two children were paddling. Two teenagers were swimming behind them and the tide came... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man and woman arrested after boy, 5, dies after incident at water parkand swept out to sea, with one of them reportedly being resuscitated before bei
Man and woman arrested after boy, 5, dies after incident at water park
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
and swept out to sea, with one of them reportedly being resuscitated before being airlifted awayl. John Marlow, 47, of Chorley, Lancashire, said: 'My wife and two children were paddling. Two teenagers were swimming behind them and the tide came... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Body found as search for missing swimmer comes to tragic endbeach with his wife and two children, said he saw two boys swimming in the sea
Body found as search for missing swimmer comes to tragic end
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
beach with his wife and two children, said he saw two boys swimming in the sea before hearing sirens. The 57-year-old from Chorley, Lancashire, said: "A lifeboat and helicopter arrived, a lifeguard vehicle and police car with sirens came at same... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorcyclist taken to hospital after coming off bike in Chorley New RoadA MOTORCYCLIST has been reportedly injured after coming off her motorbike on a
Motorcyclist taken to hospital after coming off bike in Chorley New Road
Bolton News / Posted 12 hours ago
A MOTORCYCLIST has been reportedly injured after coming off her motorbike on a major road. She was riding eastbound along Chorley New Road, Horwich, at around 5pm when her machine slid from beneath her as she was turning left into the forecourt of... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorcyclist taken to hospital after coming off bike in Chorley New RoadA MOTORCYCLIST has been reportedly injured after coming off her motorbike on a
Motorcyclist taken to hospital after coming off bike in Chorley New Road
Bolton News / Posted 13 hours ago
A MOTORCYCLIST has been reportedly injured after coming off her motorbike on a major road. She was riding eastbound along Chorley New Road, Horwich, at around 5pm when her machine slipped from beneath her as she was turning left into the forecourt... Read more
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Bolton News
An instructor who teaches learner riders is targeted by thieves who stole motorbikes worth more than £20,000.motorbikes worth more than £20,000. Ten models were burgled from a garage belo
An instructor who teaches learner riders is targeted by thieves who stole motorbikes worth more than £20,000.
Bolton News / Posted 13 hours ago
motorbikes worth more than £20,000. Ten models were burgled from a garage belonging to Williams Motorcycle Training in Chorley Old Road, Bolton, at 1.15am on Saturday, representing three quarters of the company's stock. Three have been... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorcyclist being treated after coming off bike in Chorley New Roadinjured after coming off her motorbike on a major road. The accident happened
Motorcyclist being treated after coming off bike in Chorley New Road
Bolton News / Posted 14 hours ago
injured after coming off her motorbike on a major road. The accident happened outside the Texaco petrol station in Chorley New Road, Horwich, at around 5pm. Tausif Saiyed, an employee at the petrol station, said: "Somebody has come off... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Benzonia Automotive Parts Manufacturing Plant Set To Closewill have an impact the schools the number of kids in the schools pretty much e
Benzonia Automotive Parts Manufacturing Plant Set To Close
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
will have an impact the schools the number of kids in the schools pretty much everything it makes a difference," said Kelly Chorley. Local business owner Kelly Chorley sees the door closing as an opportunity to look for another one opening. "This... Read more
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Bolton News
'Priscilla the Goose' among hundreds of costumes to be sold off during unique auctionfor Bolton's Whitakers store, she quit to follow her love of am dram full time,
'Priscilla the Goose' among hundreds of costumes to be sold off during unique auction
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
for Bolton's Whitakers store, she quit to follow her love of am dram full time, opening fancy dress shop Wardrobe Door in Chorley Old Road in the early 80's. "For big society musicals I could end up doing costumes for 18 ladies who need three... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Key hires aid Want That Trend expansion plansChorley Wood and Libby Jewell join the team of 18 as design and social media ma
Key hires aid Want That Trend expansion plans
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Chorley Wood and Libby Jewell join the team of 18 as design and social media managers. Founder Victoria Molyneux said: “We are passionate about adding value to our team and both appointments bring a range of knowledge and proven skills to help make... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet Miss England 2016!Liverpool University student used the pageant as an opportunity to raise funds
Meet Miss England 2016!
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Liverpool University student used the pageant as an opportunity to raise funds for Derian Children’s Hospice in Chorley, where her sister, Melanie, was treated for a brain tumour before she tragically passed away at the age of 12 in... Read more
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Daily Star
Meet the winner of Miss England 2016 – and her sizzling snapstown and went on to win Miss Preston. She dedicated her year as Miss Preston t
Meet the winner of Miss England 2016 – and her sizzling snaps
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
town and went on to win Miss Preston. She dedicated her year as Miss Preston to fundraising for Derian Children’s Hospice in Chorley. Her sister Melanie was treated for a brain tumour at the hospice before she died in 2001 at th... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Family fun as Leeds and Liverpool canal notches 200 yearsto film its 1,000th show. People can take items for valuation at the King Geor
Family fun as Leeds and Liverpool canal notches 200 years
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
to film its 1,000th show. People can take items for valuation at the King George’s Hall, admission is free. Botany Bay in Chorley is hosting a food and drink festival on both days, from 9.30am to 5.30pm. On Sunday, it will host the Go Bananas... Read more
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Everton FC
The Best In The Businessit’s a fantastic appointment. Steve is someone I know really well - we go back
The Best In The Business
Everton FC / Posted 2 days ago
it’s a fantastic appointment. Steve is someone I know really well - we go back a long, long way. It’s great to have another Chorley boy in the Everton staff! "Our association goes back to the primary school Chorley Town teams. Steve was assistant... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Walsh Appointed As Director Of Football16 years as well, whilst holding down the role of Head of Physical Education at
Walsh Appointed As Director Of Football
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 3 days ago
16 years as well, whilst holding down the role of Head of Physical Education at comprehensive schools in his home town of Chorley. At Chelsea he moved into the full time scouting role overseeing Europe before he made the switch to Newcastle... Read more
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Everton FC
Blues Appoint Walshin the north of England while holding down a day job as Head of Physical Educat
Blues Appoint Walsh
Everton FC / Posted 3 days ago
in the north of England while holding down a day job as Head of Physical Education at successive comprehensive schools in Chorley, his home town. He was elevated to a full-time role at Stamford Bridge as European Scout before being persuaded to... Read more
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Bolton News
Care agency found to be doing 'good' work by inspectorsin the community has been rated "good" by the Care Quality Commission The Loca
Care agency found to be doing 'good' work by inspectors
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
in the community has been rated "good" by the Care Quality Commission The Local Care Company (Bolton) Limited, based in Chorley Old Road provides personal care for adults in their own homes. An inspection took place on June 14 with inspectors... Read more
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footballconference
Wednesday`s Pre3-2 to National League South club Hemel Hempstead Town at Amersham Town`s Sprat
Wednesday`s Pre
footballconference / Posted 3 days ago
3-2 to National League South club Hemel Hempstead Town at Amersham Town`s Spratley Meadows. National League North side Chorley and another Wigan Athletic XI played out a goalless draw at The Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium in front of a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report: Everton finally agree deal to land key Leicester man, he wants North West returnis believed to be particularly appealing for Walsh as he is keen on a move back
Report: Everton finally agree deal to land key Leicester man, he wants North West return
HITC Sport / Posted 5 days ago
is believed to be particularly appealing for Walsh as he is keen on a move back to the North West, having been born in Chorley, Lancashire. The deal appears to be close, and once Walsh gets down to work at Goodison Park, we could see more... Read more
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Pendle Today
Appointments made to shadow Lancashire Combined Authoritywill be Coun. Simon Blackburn, Leader of Blackpool Council, and the Vice Chairm
Appointments made to shadow Lancashire Combined Authority
Pendle Today / Posted 5 days ago
will be Coun. Simon Blackburn, Leader of Blackpool Council, and the Vice Chairman will be Coun. Alistair Bradley, Leader of Chorley Council. Coun. Blackburn, Chairman of the shadow Lancashire Combined Authority said: “It’s a great honour to be... Read more
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Click Liverpool
Everton FC hold out for Steve Walsh despite Leicester City rejection – Click LiverpoolLeague champions but Everton are still intent on implementing the former Chelse
Everton FC hold out for Steve Walsh despite Leicester City rejection – Click Liverpool
Click Liverpool / Posted 5 days ago
League champions but Everton are still intent on implementing the former Chelsea scout within their new set-up. The Chorley-born scout is understood to be keen on exploring the possibility of a move to Goodison Park, where he would work... Read more
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Bolton News
Drugs gang planned to flood streets with £560,000 of cocaineWard, emerged a short time later carrying the bag. Half an hour later police o
Drugs gang planned to flood streets with £560,000 of cocaine
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
Ward, emerged a short time later carrying the bag. Half an hour later police officers saw the car pull on to a footpath in Chorley Road, Swinton. Kavanagh got out and was followed by police. When he realised he was being followed he ran off,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
AFC Telford United sign up Micah Evans « Shropshire Starwho came through the ranks at Blackburn and was on the books of Burnley two yea
AFC Telford United sign up Micah Evans « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 days ago
who came through the ranks at Blackburn and was on the books of Burnley two years ago, finished last season on loan at Chorley before being released by Stockport County. He also played 23 games, scoring three times, for League Two Accrington... Read more
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Bolton News
Firefighters teach children life-saving skillsHeart week and will be running the training sessions up until the school holida
Firefighters teach children life-saving skills
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
Heart week and will be running the training sessions up until the school holidays. A crew also attended Triangle Church in Chorley Old Road and delivered 'head start' training to congregation members. Mr Read added: "If a child has a heart attack,... Read more
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Bolton News
Three times a champion Lucy: 'I love Bolton'welcoming sight of the finish line arch greeted tired competitors who started t
Three times a champion Lucy: 'I love Bolton'
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
welcoming sight of the finish line arch greeted tired competitors who started the run from the Macron Stadium along Chorley New Road and Ravenswood Drive to Le Mans Crescent. After hours of battling the heat, winner of the men's race was... Read more
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heraldscotland
Married maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driverand Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she ha
Married maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driver
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
and Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she had been meeting a girlfriend who worked in Chorley. But when police checked her mobile phone they found more than 3,000 text messages between her and Shaun Brown,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Married maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driverand Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she ha
Married maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driver
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
and Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she had been meeting a girlfriend who worked in Chorley. But when police checked her mobile phone they found more than 3,000 text messages between her and Shaun Brown,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Drugs gang caught with half a million pounds of cocaine jailed for more than 20 yearsthe drug. He emerged a short time later still carrying the bag and police then
Drugs gang caught with half a million pounds of cocaine jailed for more than 20 years
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
the drug. He emerged a short time later still carrying the bag and police then saw the vehicle pull onto a footpath on Chorley Road, Swinton. Kavanagh got out and walked down an alleyway and was followed by police. Read More When he realised... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Who is Everton target Steve Walsh? The super scout who discovered Mahrez, Kante and Vardycelebrates scoring his team's second goal at Everton last season After a playi
Who is Everton target Steve Walsh? The super scout who discovered Mahrez, Kante and Vardy
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
celebrates scoring his team's second goal at Everton last season After a playing career in non-league with Morecambe, Chorley and Leyland, Walsh initially only scouted part-time. In 1996 he went full-time with the Stamford Bridge club and... Read more
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Bolton News
Ironman UK: where to watch, where to park, road closures, business boomwill be swimming in Pennington Flash in Leigh, cycling two laps of a 106-mile l
Ironman UK: where to watch, where to park, road closures, business boom
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
will be swimming in Pennington Flash in Leigh, cycling two laps of a 106-mile loop through the countryside around Chorley and running from the Macron Stadium in Horwich towards Bolton town centre where the finishing straight is in Le Mans... Read more
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Bolton News
Maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driverand Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she ha
Maths teacher's affair with schoolgirl exposed by vigilant bus driver
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
and Blackrod school uniform and, when questioned, initially claimed that she had been meeting a girlfriend who worked in Chorley. But when police checked her mobile phone they found more than 3,000 text messages between her and Shaun Brown,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
£6.8m compensation awarded to backpacker injured in quad bike tragedy in Australiacourt ruling has brought to an end a landmark trial concerning the catastrophic
£6.8m compensation awarded to backpacker injured in quad bike tragedy in Australia
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
court ruling has brought to an end a landmark trial concerning the catastrophic accident suffered by Holly Raper, 27, from Chorley. Holly, who, after four-and-a-half years, is still in a minimally conscious state, received a serious head injury as... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Police form guard of honour at funeral of GMP special constable killed in motorway crashrecently being told that she had passed her entry tests and been accepted to th
Police form guard of honour at funeral of GMP special constable killed in motorway crash
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
recently being told that she had passed her entry tests and been accepted to the force. Police horses led a cortege along Chorley New Road in Horwich ahead of a funeral service held at St Mary’s RC Church in the town. Her police hat was... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Biker wins praise for stopping jet skiA QUICK-thinking motorcyclist prevented potential disaster on a busy street in
Biker wins praise for stopping jet ski
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A QUICK-thinking motorcyclist prevented potential disaster on a busy street in Bowness. Paul Cunningham, of Chorley, was passing through the town to go off-roading in the South Lakes when he spotted a jet ski on a trailer break loose from a car on... Read more
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Bolton News
Work underway in town centre as Bolton prepares for Ironman 2016in Westhoughton will be closed from 6am to 9.30am, including Platt Lane from No
Work underway in town centre as Bolton prepares for Ironman 2016
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
in Westhoughton will be closed from 6am to 9.30am, including Platt Lane from North Road to Park Road. From 6am to 5.30pm, Chorley New Road will also be closed from Beaumont Road to De Havilland Way to allow competitors to pass through... Read more
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MUFC Latest
Scotts Menswear bring back adidas Originals Gazelle #SCOTTSXTERRACEthrough how they started the account. We got to see Sam’s adidas Originals bran
Scotts Menswear bring back adidas Originals Gazelle #SCOTTSXTERRACE
MUFC Latest / Posted 10 days ago
through how they started the account. We got to see Sam’s adidas Originals branded scooter in action before heading on to Chorley FC’s ground to see where the lads’ local team, The Magpies, play. Sam told us his thoughts on the Gazelle... Read more
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Queens Park Rangers
QPR Ladies drawn against Norwich City in FA Women's Premier League Cup Determining Roundv MK Dons Morecambe v Middlesbrough Mossley Hill v Brighouse Town Newcastle
QPR Ladies drawn against Norwich City in FA Women's Premier League Cup Determining Round
Queens Park Rangers / Posted 10 days ago
v MK Dons Morecambe v Middlesbrough Mossley Hill v Brighouse Town Newcastle United v Leicester City Nottingham Forest v Chorley Portsmouth v Lowestoft Town QPR v Norwich City Southampton Saints v Gillingham Sporting Khalsa v Chester Le... Read more
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Bolton News
Flash flood disaster exercise played out in Boltoncentre' was established in the town centre. A fake emergency rest centre was al
Flash flood disaster exercise played out in Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
centre' was established in the town centre. A fake emergency rest centre was also opened at Bolton School's Scout hut off Chorley New Road, Heaton, where members of staff played displaced residents. A council spokeswoman said: "Exercises like... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘My grandparents took us in and we never heard from Mammy again’and I on the day of her First Communion. I was five when my daddy died. Margar
‘My grandparents took us in and we never heard from Mammy again’
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
and I on the day of her First Communion. I was five when my daddy died. Margaret was a year younger. We were living in Chorley, Manchester. Mammy was very distraught at the funeral. This went on for a time until two people came to the house one... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Charlton Lose Bromley FriendlyKevin Foley and Emmanuel Sonupe who got a second half run out. Bromley: Julia
Charlton Lose Bromley Friendly
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 11 days ago
Kevin Foley and Emmanuel Sonupe who got a second half run out. Bromley: Julian (Taylor 87), Howe (Udoji 76), Anderson (Chorley 67), Prestedge (Sammoutis 53), Holland (Williams 87), Johnson, Turgott (Hoare 64), Dymond (Stanic-Stewart 70),... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Preston Hammered By Fulhamfriendly was arranged with the two teams both at the same training complex with
Preston Hammered By Fulham
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 11 days ago
friendly was arranged with the two teams both at the same training complex with the two-one wins over Bamber Bridge and Chorley before this quickly forgotten following this defeat. It was only a friendly (and training match) of course. Simon... Read more
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footballconference
Tuesday`s Pre-Season Friendly Reviewof the Daggers` new league rivals, much-changed Southport, won 2-1 at Victory P
Tuesday`s Pre-Season Friendly Review
footballconference / Posted 11 days ago
of the Daggers` new league rivals, much-changed Southport, won 2-1 at Victory Park against National League North outfit Chorley. The Sandgrounders took the lead on 31 minutes, Jamie Allen nudging home the second ball after Chorley had failed to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
One Shropshire A&E could closes imminently in staffing crisis, chief warns « Shropshire StarRoyal, to close one A&E immediately. “We should close an A&E on a temporary ba
One Shropshire A&E could closes imminently in staffing crisis, chief warns « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 days ago
Royal, to close one A&E immediately. “We should close an A&E on a temporary basis,” Mr Sandbach said. “They did so in Chorley when they went down from 14 consultants to eight, they closed the doors. “If we had eight consultants in Shropshire... Read more
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Bolton News
Motorists facing rush-hour delays after road crashVery nearly one this morning on Chorley New Rd too, some idiot in a blue Subaru
Motorists facing rush-hour delays after road crash
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
Very nearly one this morning on Chorley New Rd too, some idiot in a blue Subaru racing down the middle of the road through the hatch-markings. Just get up earlier if you're that late. Very nearly one this morning on Chorley New Rd too, some idiot in... Read more
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Bolton News
Four organisations honoured for 'exceptional contribution' to BoltonBibby’s Farm in 2001 and volunteers worked to acquire, develop and run the camp
Four organisations honoured for 'exceptional contribution' to Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
Bibby’s Farm in 2001 and volunteers worked to acquire, develop and run the camp site. In the past year more than 5,500 young people throughout the North West and further afield have enjoyed the activities and facilities at the campsite in C... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lancashire education centres set to get £1m cash boostparticularly important, with 21,800 positions required by the sectors before 20
Lancashire education centres set to get £1m cash boost
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
particularly important, with 21,800 positions required by the sectors before 2021. The adult learning college is moving from Chorley to Pendle as the centrepiece of the £32million Northlight leisure, education, business and residential redevelopme... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Protesters sceptical over future of Chorley's A&E unitCAMPAIGNERS who have spent 13 weeks protesting the closure of Chorley's A&E uni
Protesters sceptical over future of Chorley's A&E unit
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
CAMPAIGNERS who have spent 13 weeks protesting the closure of Chorley's A&E unit say they are 'sceptical' it will re-open next month. On Saturday morning, campaigners turned out in force despite the weather for their 13th week of demonstrations... Read more
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