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WATCH: Where to do first aid in Lancashire

Learning skills to provide assistance to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.
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Brother and sister Andrew Ringland and Kate Roberts did a skydive for Rosemere Cancer Foundation which is supporting their mum, Elaine

Brother and sister do skydive for Rosemere to support their Garstang mum

The sky was the limit for a brother and sister duo when they organised their Mother’s Day “gift” for their mum.
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Variety Children's Charity committee members, John Barnett MBE DL, Danielle Barnett, Coun Kerry Jones, Cameron Scott, Sandra Delbridge and Deni Middleton join David Jones far left, Chairman of Variety the Childrens Charity Lancashire Committee at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool.

Variety Children's Charity to expand services across Lancashire

A children’s charity is celebrating after expanding its regional branch beyond Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde to help youngsters across Lancashire.

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WATCH: Shaun Gash to ride off road wheelchair up Ben Nevis for Hoghton charity George's Legacy

A man who was left partially paralysed after a car accident 27 years ago is preparing to wheel up Ben Nevis in support of bereaved parents.
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Mandy Richardson, Sharon Hartley, Ann Boardman and Emily Hanson

Catterall fund-raisers lead an army for The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund in Garstang

A team of fund-raisers will be taking on an epic climbing challenge in Yorkshire to raise funds for two local charities.
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Susan Crawford.

‘Just knowing you are not alone is amazing and it gave me strength’

When knitwear designer, writer and entrepreneur, Susan Crawford, discovered she had breast cancer it came as a massive shock.

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Rowan Sherriff, who shaved his head for CancerCare, with Graham Openshaw, Jane Sherriff, Megan Sherriff, and Sydney Openshaw

Scorton boy Rowan Sherriff shaves head for CancerCare

A young boy has shaved his head to raise funds for a cancer charity after losing one of his friends to the illness.
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Captain John Beatson

Former Second World War sea captain from Garstang and Blackpool dies

Tributes have been paid to a former Second World War sea captain who has died aged 91.
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Garstang Victorian Evening takes place on Monday and Tuesday December 11 and 12

Families can enjoy a taste of the old and new and a little festive magic at the Garstang Victorian Festival

The countdown is on to one of the district’s biggest events events in the festive calendar with people from all over the region joining locals for the GarstangVictorian evening.

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Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge called in at Wallings Farm Cockerham. Presenter of the BBC's One Show Matt Baker was presented with a cake by Anna Walling

More Children in Need photos

People in Lancashire have been busy fund-raising for Children in Need.

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Mark Aspinwall, Graeme Moore, William Foster and Jordan Catterall.

Lancashire cyclists take on 140-mile challenge in honour of Wigan dad Chris Cowley

A team of Lancashire cyclists have taken on a daunting bike ride for in honour of a man who died of bone cancer.

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The current pricing structure of long-haul holidays is usually based on two adults sharing one room

Virgin Holidays become first to abolish extra charges for single parents

Virgin Holidays has become the first to abolish stealth hotel charges for single parent families to a string of long-haul destinations.

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The flooding from the garden in Mr Robin Watson's home in Clematis Drive in Garstang, part of the Redrow Canal View development

Garstang buyers of new build homes reveal their property horrors

Residents living in one of Garstang’s newest luxury developments have revealed their ‘horror stories’ from inside their newly built homes.
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Ingleton Waterfall Trail

Lancashire recommends.... family days out with entry fees

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Staff from Adecco took part in a hike through the Lake District for Macmillan Cancer Support

Twin power as Adecco managers from Preston and Lancaster take on London Triathlon

Two twin managers are preparing to go head to head in a triathlon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Alice Wilson with family and friends at St Margaret's Church in Ingol

Alice Wilson from Ingol turns 100

A partially sighted woman who has dedicated most her life to looking after others has turned 100.
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Left to right Gaz Unsworth and Alex Jenkins who will cycle from Leyland to Manchester to raise funds to support the families and victims of the Manchester terror attack.

Leyland to Manchester cycle to support families of terror bomb attack

Two members of security will cycle from Leyland to Manchester to honour the victims of the city’s horrific terror attack last month.
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Volunteers at 1 Life to Live

1 Life to Live: Making the most out of your life

Understanding how important it is to make the most out of the opportunities around you, 1 Life to Live is a charity which aims to ensure youngsters who have had a troubled start are given the best chance to flourish.

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Alistair Grey, Innovation Champion, with compere Lawrence McGinty and award presenter Lord Andrew Mawson

Lancashire medical research teams honoured at awards

Lancashire’s best medical teams were honoured at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards.

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