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Planting flowers as a thank you to hospice

Employees from the 3M manufacturing site at Clitheroe turned their hand to horticulture to help out at the East Lancashire Hospice in Blackburn.

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The route for Run in the Dark Manchester. (s)

Run in the Dark route revealed

The route for Run in the Dark Manchester has been revealed.
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Lindsay Coppola. (s)

Lindsay’s party was ‘boomin’!

No one should need an excuse to party but sales negotiator Lindsay Coppola, who works at Clitheroe’s Honeywell estate agency, had the best reason of all to bring family and friends together to celebrate.

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Gary Parkinson returns home from hospital after stomach problems

Ex-Clarets defender Gary Parkinson has returned home ahead of schedule after developing a stomach problem.

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Nelson baby girl serious after fall

Nelson baby rushed to hospital after window fall

A baby girl was air-lifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling around 15 feet from a first-floor window.
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Helen Thornber

Cordon bleu cook who lived her dreams dies at the age of 91

A cordon bleu cook, who overcame tragedy and illness to fulfill her dreams, has died at the age of 91.

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Greggs new healthy pasties

Greggs introduces ‘healthy’ pasties in lower calorie drive

Those who relish the greasy-lipped indulgence of a fatty Greggs treat, look away now

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Market traders’ support for Rosemere

Clitheroe Market proved a fruitful venue for supporters of Rosemere Cancer Foundation, who raised £475 for the charity when its traders invited them to stand a stall alongside them on Food Festival Saturday.

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Participants at a previous "Run in the Dark Manchester" marathon, taken at MediaCityUK. (s)

Runners to light up the dark

Blindness and paralysis haven’t stopped Mark Pollock from tackling six marathons in seven days across the Gobi Desert, or winning two medals at the Commonwealth Games.
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Neave Evans, mum Maxine and baby sister Frankie with some of their intergalactic friends. (s)

Flying visit from intergalactic friends

Characters from the 99th Garrison will again descend on Clitheroe from a galaxy far, far away to help raise money for Neave’s Fund.

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Flu vaccination clincs are set to start next week

September marks launch of flu jab clinics

Flu vaccination clinics start in the Ribble Valley on Monday (September 19th)

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Are you set for National Fitness Day?

Are you set for National Fitness Day?

This year’s National Fitness Day, the biggest annual celebration of fitness and physical activity across the UK, will see leading retailer Argos become the headline partner.

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Krissy, who has been overwhelmed by peoples generosity. (s)

Fundraising continues for cancer sufferer Krissy

Friends of a Clitheroe cancer sufferer have raised just short of £2k so that the much-loved mum-of-one and her husband can enjoy the honeymoon that they never had.

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Gary Parkinson

Gary Parkinson’s return home delayed over stomach problems

Former Clarets defender Gary Parkinson has been kept in hospital after developing a stomach problem, his family have said.

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Supermarket chocolate recalled over nut allergy risk

Supermarket chocolate recalled over nut allergy risk

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has recalled bars of its Raisin Milk Chocolate after it emerged they could contain traces of nuts.

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Light Ash Farm Shop and Cafe

Lancashire recommends... farm shops

Here is a list of reader's recommendations for farm shops.

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Our reporter Dan before and after two weeks

Fitness blog: Hard work is starting to pay off!

Lose fat and gain strength. It looks and sounds so simple on paper. Unfortunately, it's not so black and white when put in to practice.

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Horseshoe ladies post their headshave for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. (s)

Landlady Lisa and Sue are a cut above

The landlady of Clitheroe’s Horseshoe Inn, Lisa Madden, has proved herself the mine hostess with the mostess.

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In pictures: Beats Cancer festival rocks the castle...

A much-anticipated music festival saw crowds flock to the castle grounds on Saturday despite intermittent downpours.

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Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

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