Monthly Archives: August 2018

150th anniversary of Longridge St Lawrence with St Paul

This year’s 150th anniversary of Longridge St Lawrence with St Paul becoming an ecclesiastical parish has seen its excellent events programme enjoyed by both parishioners and community since celebrations began in April. The anniversary theme ‘Celebrating the Past Looking to the Future’ has been marked so far by the diocese’s ‘parish with two churches’ enjoying […]

Thornley School Reunion

Thornley School Reunion – Sunday 16th September. The school will be open from 1.00pm – 2.00pm and then from 2.15pm at Ferrari’s County House Hotel for a hot & cold buffet. The tickets are £12.50 each – available from myself. The reunion is for all past pupils, parents, partners and anyone with connections to the school […]


What is Microsuction? Microsuction is a method of removing ear wax from an ear canal under a microscopic view using gentle suction. It is considered the gold-standard method of wax removal among ear, nose and throat professionals. How does it work? A thin metal tube, which is attached to a suctioning machine, is slowly inserted […]


Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival 2019

Matilda Cowgill-Smith was crowned as this year’s festival queen at the Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival (GWWF) last Saturday 1st June 2019. The procession started off...

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Are your feet ready for the beach?

Summer is here! It’s time for sandals but are your feet fit to be seen in public? It might be time for some professional assistance… A traditional Chiropody / Podiatry treatment...

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Garden View – This Month – Black-Eyed Susan

You might not know its name, but you are probably familiar with the Rudbeckia. A late summer perennial daisy. It's sometimes called Coneflower or Black-eyed Susan. It flowers from early...

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