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Bolton News
Road closures for Bolton's first ever half marathon eventin the historic setting of Le Mans Crescent in the town centre. After setting
Road closures for Bolton's first ever half marathon event
Bolton News / Posted an hour ago
in the historic setting of Le Mans Crescent in the town centre. After setting off, runners will leave the town centre via Chorley New Road, then drop down onto the Middlebrook trail. In order for the event to operate safely, a number of roads... Read more
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The News-Herald
Area students graduate from Kent State UniversityAssociate of Applied Science. Samantha Chmielewski of Euclid, Bachelor of Scie
Area students graduate from Kent State University
The News-Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Associate of Applied Science. Samantha Chmielewski of Euclid, Bachelor of Science from the College of the Arts. Yasmin Chorley of Aurora, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from the College of the Arts. Toni Clawson of West Farmington,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Family plans huge search for missing Shropshire farmer, 33 « Shropshire Starto help them with a large-scale hunt on September 17 and 18. The 33-year-old f
Family plans huge search for missing Shropshire farmer, 33 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 hours ago
to help them with a large-scale hunt on September 17 and 18. The 33-year-old farmer was last seen near Yew Tree Farm in Chorley, near Bridgnorth, on June 22 at about 8.50pm. His car was found abandoned nearby with his phone and work keys... Read more
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birminghammail
Bank Holiday hell forecast for drivers - which routes should you avoid?Rugby and rail replacement buses are operating between Preston and Bolton due t
Bank Holiday hell forecast for drivers - which routes should you avoid?
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
Rugby and rail replacement buses are operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: “Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Drivers warned to brace themselves for Carmageddon in Bank Holiday road chaosRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
Drivers warned to brace themselves for Carmageddon in Bank Holiday road chaos
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: “Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: "Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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The News and Star
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: "Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Northern Echo / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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West Moreland Gazette
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Kingston Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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Streatham Guardian
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Streatham Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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Bury Times
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Bury Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Gazette
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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guardian-series
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
guardian-series / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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Harrow Times
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Harrow Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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This is West Country
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Gazette News
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Gazette News / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
22 related stories
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Bolton News
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say expertsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts
Bolton News / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: " Work takes place 365 days a year as part of our... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Drivers face “carmageddon” with worst bank holiday traffic for yearsRugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a
Drivers face “carmageddon” with worst bank holiday traffic for years
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 hours ago
Rugby, and rail replacement buses operating between Preston and Bolton due to a project to electrify the railway through Chorley. Forecasters at the Met Office said temperatures could reach 30C in some places this week, with inland parts of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Chartered accountants expand into new sitein a new premises thanks to funding from RBS. The six figure deal has allowed
Chartered accountants expand into new site
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
in a new premises thanks to funding from RBS. The six figure deal has allowed the firm to purchase its own premises ion Chorley Old Road in Bolton, to provide the company with a larger and more suitable space to operate from. Split over three... Read more
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Bury Times
In the dock: 16 people who have appeared in court in Buryto someone else and then crashed it while under the influence of alcohol. Scot
In the dock: 16 people who have appeared in court in Bury
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
to someone else and then crashed it while under the influence of alcohol. Scott Wesley, aged 36, of Eaves Green Road, Chorley, took the Ford Transit van without the owner's consent from an address in Bury on April 11 and crashed it into a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Domino's worker shot in the head as she delivered pizzawas taken to hospital after being shot in the head as she delivered a pizza. T
Domino's worker shot in the head as she delivered pizza
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
was taken to hospital after being shot in the head as she delivered a pizza. The incident happened in Derwent Road in Chorley and the 42-year-old woman was taken to Chorley Hospital for treatment on a head wound. MORE TOP STORIES: Police... Read more
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Pendle Today
Lancashire recommends.... book storesHere is a list of five popular bookshops in the county Ebb & Flo, Chorley Ebb
Lancashire recommends.... book stores
Pendle Today / Posted yesterday
Here is a list of five popular bookshops in the county Ebb & Flo, Chorley Ebb & Flo bookshop is an independent bookshop in Gillibrand Street, Chorley. Alongside more recognisable titles, its book selection offers something quirky to customers.... Read more
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Pendle Today
Top 10 things to do in Lancashire this weekendperform. Tickets for the Disco Inferno are £10, whilst the Juke Box Jive and Pa
Top 10 things to do in Lancashire this weekend
Pendle Today / Posted yesterday
perform. Tickets for the Disco Inferno are £10, whilst the Juke Box Jive and Park Life are free. FREE: Canal Festivals, Chorley and Burnley, August 27 to 29 Botany Bay, in Chorley, hosts its first annual Canal Fest on Sunday August 28 and Bank... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Domino's worker shot in the head as she delivered pizzawas taken to hospital after being shot in the head as she delivered a pizza. T
Domino's worker shot in the head as she delivered pizza
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
was taken to hospital after being shot in the head as she delivered a pizza. The incident happened in Derwent Road in Chorley and the 42-year-old woman was taken to Chorley Hospital for treatment on a head wound. MORE TOP STORIES: Police... Read more
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Bolton News
Father-of-12 left shaken after arsonist targets cars in streetCritchley, aged 45, was one of two residents who had their cars set alight on F
Father-of-12 left shaken after arsonist targets cars in street
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
Critchley, aged 45, was one of two residents who had their cars set alight on Friday evening, in the back of Chorley Old Road. The cars, a Vauxhall Zafira and Volkswagen Golf, were set alight at about midnight in what firefighters... Read more
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Bolton News
Improvement for dental practice after second inspectionA BOLTON dental clinic has shown inspectors it is improving after failing to im
Improvement for dental practice after second inspection
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
A BOLTON dental clinic has shown inspectors it is improving after failing to impress in September. Oasis Dental Care in Chorley Old Road was found not to be meeting all requirements, including incomplete records and storing medicine alongside food,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Good-natured little boy donates money from tooth fairy to children's hospiceso thoughtful. Derian House Children’s Hospice facebookScott has donated his m
Good-natured little boy donates money from tooth fairy to children's hospice
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
so thoughtful. Derian House Children’s Hospice facebookScott has donated his money to Derian House Children’s Hospice in Chorley, Lancashire “It’s great to see honest, caring children thinking about others who are poorly and in a worse situation... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
University dean found dead in Isle of Wight caravanthe dean of Zayed University, Dubai, although his last address, given at last w
University dean found dead in Isle of Wight caravan
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 3 days ago
the dean of Zayed University, Dubai, although his last address, given at last week’s inquest, was Brinscall, a village in Chorley, Lancashire. A Cambridge University graduate, Mr Southgate was previously a Middle East academic director for the... Read more
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Bolton News
Aspiring beauty queen organises Alice in Wonderland-themed fundraiserfor the Miss Lancashire title, is preparing to host a Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
Aspiring beauty queen organises Alice in Wonderland-themed fundraiser
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
for the Miss Lancashire title, is preparing to host a Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Decking out her local church, St Luke's in Chorley Old Road, with cards, cups and candles, the Alice in Wonderland-inspired event will raise funds for Variety, the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Great Hall renovation shows Toronto is finally learning to appreciate its pastball. So did the old Trinity College, the grand General Post Office and the cas
Great Hall renovation shows Toronto is finally learning to appreciate its past
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
ball. So did the old Trinity College, the grand General Post Office and the castle-like University Avenue Armouries. So did Chorley Park, the Rosedale mansion that was once the official residence of the lieutenant-governor. Steve Metlitski shakes... Read more
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Football365
Wenger is Rooney, Rooney is Wengerbest for him. He’s already said he has nothing other than being a manger, that’
Wenger is Rooney, Rooney is Wenger
Football365 / Posted 4 days ago
best for him. He’s already said he has nothing other than being a manger, that’s what’s keeping him in the job. Jason (Chorley Gooner) Hopefully the deal bringing Christian Benteke to Crystal Palace can be finalised today – personal terms... Read more
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Bolton News
Approval given by Horwich Town Council for primary school demolition and re-buildwas given the green light by town councillors. Horwich Town Council recommende
Approval given by Horwich Town Council for primary school demolition and re-build
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
was given the green light by town councillors. Horwich Town Council recommended approval on an application to demolish Chorley New Road Primary School. The school will be replaced with a two storey building- which will be used as a primary... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Police continue search for missing Shropshire man not seen for two months « Shropshire StarMr Green, 33, from Chorley, was last seen leaving his home address at around 9p
Police continue search for missing Shropshire man not seen for two months « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Green, 33, from Chorley, was last seen leaving his home address at around 9pm on June 22. His car was found close to Yew Tree farm but extensive searches of the area by police and members of the public have revealed no new leads as to his... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Health bosses consider plans for a new ‘super-hospital’ to replace both Chorley and PrestonHEALTH bosses behind the closure of Chorley and South Ribble’s A&E Unit are con
Health bosses consider plans for a new ‘super-hospital’ to replace both Chorley and Preston
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
HEALTH bosses behind the closure of Chorley and South Ribble’s A&E Unit are considering plans for a new ‘super-hospital’ to replace both Chorley and Preston. The proposals could mean both the Chorley and Fulwood sites could be demolished to make way... Read more
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HITC Sport
Micky Gray reacts to Blackburn result, wants Jansen as manager- and stated he wants to see ex-Rovers teammate Matt Jansen as boss. Jansen, 3
Micky Gray reacts to Blackburn result, wants Jansen as manager
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
- and stated he wants to see ex-Rovers teammate Matt Jansen as boss. Jansen, 38, currently works as manager for non-league Chorley, taking over in 2015 from another ex Blackburn player, Garry Flitcroft. While his credentials are unproven at a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Probe launched into Blackburn pub collapseworking with the owner to try to make the site safe. Firefighters from Blackbu
Probe launched into Blackburn pub collapse
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
working with the owner to try to make the site safe. Firefighters from Blackburn, Great Harwood, Darwen, Bamber Bridge and Chorley were sent to the scene while road closures remained in place for most of Tuesday while the site was secured. Two... Read more
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Pendle Today
Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekendis a celebration of groups, charities, businesses and people from the former mi
Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend
Pendle Today / Posted 6 days ago
is a celebration of groups, charities, businesses and people from the former mill town of Darwen. FREE: Charity Fun Day, Chorley, Sunday August 21 Former soap stars Bruce Jones (Les Battersby) and Dean Sullivan (Jimmy Corkhill) are guests of... Read more
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Pendle Today
Burnley pupil donates his Tooth Fairy money to Derian Housestraight away to hand over the cash to help the young people and families suppo
Burnley pupil donates his Tooth Fairy money to Derian House
Pendle Today / Posted 6 days ago
straight away to hand over the cash to help the young people and families supported by Derian House Children’s Hospice, Chorley, whose work he had found out about during his sessions at the FUNDA play scheme based at Burnley College this... Read more
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Bolton News
2 cars smash into garden walls during dramatic crashesTWO cars crashed into garden walls in separate incidents within half a day of o
2 cars smash into garden walls during dramatic crashes
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
TWO cars crashed into garden walls in separate incidents within half a day of one another. The first happened off Chorley Old Road and the second in Tonge Moor when an out-of-control green Peugeot 206 demolished boundary fixtures in Thicketford Road... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 16 August 2016Welter: Kilrain Kelly (19-1) W PTS 10 Darryl Sharp (3-9). Catterall vs. JanikCa
The Past Week in Action 16 August 2016
Philboxing / Posted 7 days ago
Welter: Kilrain Kelly (19-1) W PTS 10 Darryl Sharp (3-9). Catterall vs. JanikCatterall gets points victory. The 24-year-old Chorley southpaw was always in charge but Janik did his job. He never stopped trying and made Catterall work hard all the way... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Stanley House adds to growing hotel team with Marriott appointmentSTANLEY House Hotel and Spa, Mellor, has appointed Emily Critchley as meeting a
Stanley House adds to growing hotel team with Marriott appointment
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
STANLEY House Hotel and Spa, Mellor, has appointed Emily Critchley as meeting and events coordinator. Emily, who is from Chorley, joins the award-winning hotel from the Preston Marriott Hotel where she worked for four years as an events... Read more
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Bolton News
11 hospice shops desperately seeking volunteersto Saturday Bury Road Charity Shop 814 Bury Road, BL2 6PA Tel: 01204 528 645
11 hospice shops desperately seeking volunteers
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
to Saturday Bury Road Charity Shop 814 Bury Road, BL2 6PA Tel: 01204 528 645 Open 10am - 4pm, Monday to Saturday Chorley Old Road Charity Shop 276 Chorley Old Road, BL2 4JE Tel: 01204 496 660 Open 10am – 4pm, Monday to... Read more
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