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Chorley has highest employment rate in the region

The figures for the year up to September 2015 show an employment rate of 84.2 per cent, up from 79.5 per cent the previous year – the best in the entire region.

Pensioner fights for his life after being knocked down in Blackburn

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a collision in Blackburn yesterday.

Second half comeback from Burnley

Sean Dyche hailed the Turf Moor victory over Derby County after the Clarets stayed in it to win.

Fears weather could cause road collapse

FLOODING and vandalism have put a key road in Colne at risk of a 'catastrophic collapse'.

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Further plans to develop Chorley

CHORLEY Council is hoping to buy the town's former bus depot as it develops its plans to improve the town centre.


Used sandbags to be collected by Burnley Council

There will be a collection of sandbags from flood-affected areas in Padiham on Monday, 1st February.


Survey results reveal Lancashire residents are willing to pay more for policing

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has thanked residents for their response to a survey on the council tax precept after 86.5% of respondents revealed they supported increasing the payment by 6p per week or more.


Police probe Preston teen attack

Police are looking for witnesses after a teenager was badly injured in an attack in Preston.


New cardiac tests could save young footballers' lives

More than 2,500 local footballers are being offered a free heart exam to help prevent premature death.


Appeal after Preston teen attack

Police are looking for witnesses after a man was badly injured in an attack in Preston.

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An end to 'cutting in' on Colne's Vivary Way?

We've all been there, sat on Vivary Way in Colne when someone 'cuts in' at the last minute but could that be about to change?

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Ten years in prison for Lancashire peadophile

Paul Atkinson, 43, of Towngate, was found guilty of the offences and sent down at Preston Crown Court on Monday 27th June.

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