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TAKEAWAY REVIEW: Loco’s, 96 Friargate, Preston

AS someone who likes to eat out and eat in (and just eat in general) I am usually pretty up to speed with the restaurants and takeaways in the area.

Liverpool Ice Festival, Pier Head

Liverpool is One magical city

HELEN LINDSAY goes in search of the perfect Christmas shopping destination

Travel and Leisure
Festive fun on the streets of Liverpool

Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

When you imagine a city break your brain most likely conjures up the likes of Paris, Rome, Amsterdam or even New York.

Travel and Leisure
Rachel Obasi

Suspected food poisoning saved this mum's life

When Rachel Obasi was experiencing hair loss and heart palpitations, she thought she was going through the menopause. But when she was rushed to hospital with a severe stomach ache, she was unprepared for the news that she had a rare tumour which had been growing in her body for almost five years. The mum-of-three shares her story.

Buckshaw Retirement Village's Christmas afternoon - Jack Cooper, resident and volunteer, and his daughter Susan

Retirement village gets in the festive spirit

Shoppers and local families started the festive season with a Christmas afternoon event at a retirement village in Chorley.

Niall Hall and Amy Ford

YOUR WEDDING: Niall Hall and Amy Ford

High school eventually brought Niall Hall and Amy Ford together, leading to a beautiful wedding in Preston.

Your Weddings
Guests at Rainbow House's Las Vagas Ball. Photos by Gareth Edwards

Raising the stakes when Rainbow House held a Las Vegas casino ball

When in Vegas... the cash comes flooding in. Staff at Rainbow House were delighted with their Las Vegas Ball at Guild Hall, Preston, which raised £50,000 for its conductive education services.

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

St Andrew's Church, Longton

The 12 months of Longton

A Lancashire village's best offerings have been captured to help raise funds for its community church.
Aerial view of Royal Preston Hospital

IT issues fixed at Royal Preston Hospital but appointments still subject to delays

Appointments at Royal Preston Hospital will be delayed todayafter a technical glitch with the computer system led to appointments being cancelled yesterday.

Health 5
Kathleen and Roy Fisher

Fond farwell to man who ‘filled his life with service’

A pillar of the community in Chorley has died aged 95 following a lifetime of service to the area.

Alison Evans and South Ribble Runners lead a run with residents of The Grange Assisted Living

Retired but still running...

Residents at Buckshaw’s retirement village were put through their paces during a festive run.

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.

Looking Back - Thursday, December 1

Looking Back - Thursday, December 1

The image above shows New Hall Lane in 1908, including the Hesketh Arms Pub (right).

Photo: David Hurst
Lancaster Castle.

TV show unlocks castle’s secrets

Lancaster Castle is to be 
the subject of a TV documentary this Friday night on 
Channel 5.

Anne Powell, Chairman, and Peter Bullard, Director of Cumbria Wildlife Trust with Cedric Robinson MBE, who received an award for his contribution to supporting local wildlife.

Queen’s Guide to Morecambe Bay wins top wildlife gong

The Queen’s Guide to the Sands has been honoured for his contribution to wildlife.

Special Preston couple - George and Jos Hindle - marking their retirement after fostering for 37 years

Amazing Lancashire couple’s fostering record

MEET Lancashire’s super fosterers. Jos and George Hindle have opened their hearts and home to 241 youngsters since they stared fostering in 1979.

News 3
Pic by Martin Birchall

Black Friday bargains, then civilised Saturday shopping

Shoppers stepping out for retail therapy in Chorley this Black Friday were greeted with some winning deals.

Chorley celebrates Lancashire Day at Astley Hall.  Southport town crier Darryl Counsell.

Music and dance to celebrate county

The town crier and a peal of bells kicked off a ‘reet gud do’ in Chorley celebrating the town’s Lancashire heritage.

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