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Jules McDonald, conductive education lead, at Rainbow House, doing the firewalk challenge

Walking over hot coals raises £6,000 for Rainbow House

A fiery group of volunteers walked through fire to raise funds for an education centre for children and adults with terminal illnesses and life limiting conditions.
Lantei Compliance Services managing director Andrew Livesey and sales director Leona Smith

A combined charity challenge for workers at Preston electrical firm

Two directors have thrown down the gauntlet for every member of their team to undertake a challenge to raise money for their nominated charity for this year, St Catherine’s Hospice.

Margaret Hubberstey

Look who's 102!

There was a great reason to celebrate at Penwortham Grange and Lodge, as resident Margaret Hubberstey, celebrated her 102nd birthday.

Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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Jaize Farid, 14, from Preston, enjoys a swim with a dolphin during the Dreamflight visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 23, 2016. See PA story CHARITY Dreamflight. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Ill children get a break with USA trip of a lifetime

A HOLIDAY of a lifetime was the treat for two seriously ill Lancashire children as they spent 10 days in the USA.


Proud Bob, 95, gets military honour

D-Day veteran Bob Barron insists he played only a “small” part in a big team effort to liberate France.

Olive Tree

Restaurant review: The Olive Tree, Preston

As the dark autumnal nights draw in, any little reminder of warmer, sunnier climes is appreciated.

Sai Surbhi restaurant review. Chicken Biryani

Another new name but top quality Indian food

Sai surbhi

323 - 325 Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston

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Takeaway review: Queen Vic Fish and Chips, Moor Lane, Preston

TAKEAWAY REVIEW: The Queen Vic Fish and Chips, Moor Lane, Preston

IT’S not often you have to sing for your supper but a chippy tea had me reminiscing about some not so tuneful times.

Food and Drink
George Smith, landlord of the No 10 Alehouse, St Annes, celebrates the CAMRA branch pub of the season award with wife Alyson and bar staff

Lancashire Recommends... real ale pubs

Following an online vote, with pubs suggested by readers, here are the results of top real ale houses in the region.

Reach for the Stars Charity night at the Invincibles Lounge, PNE.
Back L-R Chris Murch, Barbara Jean Murch and Medeleine Bird.
Front L-R Ritchie Thornton, Sarah Thornton and Russell Bird.

Incredible gala evening helps Rory and Brian reach for the stars

Two Preston families have been overwhelmed by the efforts of the community in helping their sons who are seeking life-changing therapy treatment.

T-Rex invasion

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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Unfortunately we don’t have the date when this picture was taken. Maybe one of our readers can tell us? It shows J.T. Sullivan, tripe dresser, at 85 Ribbleton Lane, Preston.

Looking Back

Looking Back

These smartly-dressed gentlemen are taking part in a Whit Walks Procession in Preston in 1905.

Phil Blair from event sponsors Costa Coffee, Heartbeat mascot, GB Olympic runner Helen Clitheroe and event organiser John Gibson, at last years one-mile charity fun run

Olympic athlete to open fun run

GB Olympic runner Helen Clitheroe will set the pace when she helps to start a one mile fun run in aid of Heartbeat.

Brian May and Kerry Ellis

Brian May's Preston concert postponed

Brian May and Kerry Ellis have had to pull out of their December concert dates in the UK, due to "a persistent illness."

The singer is gearing up to perform on BBC Strictly's It Takes Two this evening

Celebrity singer Kevin Simm to perform on BBC Strictly's It Takes Two

Chorley celeb Kevin Simm is to appear on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing sister show It Takes Two tonight.


LEP reader Wilf Riley shares this photo, courtesy of Margaret and Jack Worden Jnr, of Jack’s dad, also called Jack, playing with Lostock Hall Football Club in the 1940s.

Dave Smith, Openreach; Paul Thomson, RSM from the Artillery Centre in Larkhill; Tony Palin, army veteran; Jamie Bacon, Openreach

Next stop, PNE!

Four ex-military mates will be hitting Preston North End’s football ground today as part of their tour of 92 league football grounds, within 92 hours to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

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