‘Must do better’ is Grayson’s verdict

Simon Grayson called Preston North End’s decision-making into question in their defeat to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

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UPDATE: Elderly man dies after being hit by Mini

UPDATE: Elderly man dies after being hit by Mini

A 90-year-old pensioner has died hospital after being hit by a car in South Ribble.

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Engineers of the future from Lancaster Royal Grammar School win scholarships

Engineers of the future from Lancaster Royal Grammar School win scholarships

Three pupils from Lancaster Royal Grammar School have been awarded scholarships designed to encourage them towards a career in engineering.

Tom Clarke at the end of the game at Hillsborough

PNE will stick together says skipper Clarke

Captain Tom Clarke backed the Preston North End squad to pull together after Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle clashed in their defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.

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Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

A raft of local Natwest branches are set to close after a shock announcement from the bank.

Allan Blackburn in the new furniture section at GB Antiques Centre.

Lancaster antiques centre expands after popular furniture dealer retires

The team at GB Antiques Centre at Lancaster Leisure Park have revealed their new furniture expansion, just in time for the Christmas rush.

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Horse box bursts into flames on motorway

A horse box burst into flames forcing the driver to pull off the motorway.

2014 Grand National winner Many Clouds ridden by Leighton Aspell clears the last fence on the way to winning the Betfred Chase at Aintree

Cloud burst!

Many Clouds, who carries the colours of PNE owner Trevor Hemmings, put in an exhibition round of jumping as he made a superb seasonal reappearance in the Betfred Lotto ‘£100K Cash Giveaway’ Chase at Aintree.

Jack Catterall (top) fights Diego Gonzalo Luque in the Intercontinental Super-lightweight Championship at Paisley Lagoon Centre

Catterall eyes up big prize

Jack Catterall is targeting marquee fights in 2017 following a routine victory on Saturday evening.

Eoin Doyle and Jermaine Beckford clash, with Daniel Johnson attempting to be the peacemaker

Dave Seddon’s verdict: PNE’s good name dragged through mud

There is a time and place for most things in life but there are exceptions – the most public of brawls between team-mates being one.

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A Phil Doughty half-volley was over the bar

Visitors drew first Blood to sink Brig

Bamber Bridge 0 Droylsden 1

Brig suffered their seventh loss in eight games, as a fortunate Droylsden came away from the Sir Tom Finney Stadium with all three points in the NPL First Division North.

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Goalscorer Craig Carney on the ball against Hyde United (photo: Tony North)

Carney keeps Dolly Blues in touch

Lancaster City 1 Hyde United 0

Lancaster City kept pace at the top of the NPL First Division North table as they got past Hyde United in a scrappy game.

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Will Lees scored a try in Hoppers' defeat

Agony for Hoppers

Harrogate 28 Preston Grasshoppers 26

A last-gasp try from David Doherty saw Preston Grasshoppers lose a closely fought encounter against Harrogate.

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North End supporters before kick-off at Hillsborough

PNE Fans’ Panel verdicts


“Absolute embarrassment” was the term used by Simon Grayson after the name of the club was in the national headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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The first motorists drive on the newly opened Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain.

Section of M6 to stay closed for roadworks

A busy section of the M6 will have one lane and its hard shoulder closed for most of spring 2017.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

Public asked to use other services to ease pressure on A&E

Lancashire public are being asked to consider using other healthcare services rather than A&E to ease the pressure on Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

A robber stole cash from Bargain Booze in Bamber Bridge.

Knife-wielding robber threatens shopkeeper before stealing cash

A thief threatened a shopkeeper with a knife more running off with a large sum of cash.
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Elderly man suffers bleed on brain after being hit by transit van

Elderly man suffers bleed on brain after being hit by transit van

A 74-year-old man has suffered a bleed on the brain after being hit by a transit van.

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Fernando Forestieri heads Sheffield Wednesday in front.

Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 PNE: Five things we learned

Reporter Adam Lord takes a closer look at an extraordinary afternoon at Hillsborough.

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VICTORY: Drive for Justice

Drive For Justice campaign victory

OUR Drive For Justice campaign lobbying for harsher punishements for those who kill or seriously injure on our roads has achieved success on behalf of bereaved families who have lost loved ones in crashes.

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