Lancashire Evening Post

Open for business: The fight against empty shops is well underway

News 13
Four men from Preston who staged an armed robbery have been jailed today. Terry Yarwood , 36, of Trafford Street, was sentenced to two years four months imprisonment.

Four Preston men jailed following armed robbery

Crime 2
Police detained a man in Ribbleton, Preston after a car was reported stolen and the vehcicle then crashed.

Man detained after car crashes

Crime 3

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

News 1

Council tax raised again in Preston as budget set

News 16

Chaos as ambulances forced to divert away from Chorley A&E at night

Health 6
a 15-year-old boy has been charged

Two teenage boys, 15, charged with city-centre stabbing

Crime

It’s the age of online activists

Blaise Tapp
A scene from Coal, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

New production is a mine of dancing talent

News
Olivia Birchnough

Children’s presenter is Belle of the ball in panto

Theatre
Lowther Pavilion

Viennese Strauss Gala enjoys 15th anniversary

News
Timber props used to hold up the mine roof are still in existence today at Littledale coal mine 170 years after they were first put to use. Picture by Archie Meadowcroft.

Final days of mining on the Victorian coal face

Nostalgia
Edith Rigby being arrested in 1907

Prison letter from a true Lancashire heroine

Nostalgia
The 2016 Rory Fun Run held at UCLan Sports Arena Cycle Track in Cottam

Charity run for Preston boy Rory Curzon Smith

Fulwood