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Following in his footsteps
Husband and wife Gordon and Margaret France have joined son Christopher France as Labour councillors at Chorley Borough Council, says BBC Radio Lancashire's Steve Becker. Christopher who became a councillor in 2009 told Steve "dad" is buying the celebration drinks.
Cock-a-hoop in Chorley
BBC Radio Lancashire's Steve Becker says Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle is cock-a-hoop at Labour's eight gains in Chorley which was even better than he expected.
Tories lose seatstandard
The first results have been announced in Chorley with Labour winning a seat from the Conservatives in the Chisnell Ward, reports Steve Becker of BBC Radio Lancashire.
Former county councillor Alan Whitaker took the seat after deciding to stand once again.