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NHS staff are ‘sickest’ in the country

Preston
North West Motorway Police have issued the plea after they were called to 47 accidents across the northwest before 10am on 28 February.

Police warning after 47 accidents on motorway network

North West
Kylie Hutchison from lawyer Irwin Mitchell reads out a statement on behalf of relatives outside the Royal Courts of Justice

Grieving relatives of the Tunisia attack to sue tour operator

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Crews called to blaze on Flag Market

Preston

Headteacher's term-time holiday sparks row

Education

Brave Pippa Cole, 5, dies after four year battle with brain cancer

Garstang

New toy horse for distraught Thomas

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Man bailed in connection with Morecambe promenade sex assault

Crime
Victims Marion and Alan Johnson

Scales of justice tip against fish seller

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It’s the age of online activists

Blaise Tapp
North West Motorway Police have issued the plea after they were called to 47 accidents across the northwest before 10am on 28 February.

Police warning after 47 accidents on motorway network

North West
The lorry blocked the lane for over an hour

Delays after lorry blocks traffic in Fulwood

Transport
Police are appealing for witnesses after five people were injured in a crash on the M6.

Five injured in accident on M6 motorway

Transport
A woman suffered 'serious' injuries in the crash on the A59, police said.

Woman badly hurt after car rolled in crash

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Photo Ian Robinson
Preston landmarks
Preston bus station

Toilets and subways to close at bus station

Preston
The accident happened at around 9.50am at the junction of Button Street and Inglewhite Road.

Road closed in Longridge after two-vehicle smash

Transport
Lane closures are still in place this morning.

Motorway closure after serious accident on M6 at junction 35

Transport

Motorway blocked after rush hour collision

News

Don’t expect your money back Fishergate fine drivers told

Preston

UPDATE: Two weeks for a decision on future of Fishergate bus lanes

Transport

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport
Kylie Hutchison from lawyer Irwin Mitchell reads out a statement on behalf of relatives outside the Royal Courts of Justice

Grieving relatives of the Tunisia attack to sue tour operator

News
Victims Marion and Alan Johnson

Scales of justice tip against fish seller

News
Polic have bailed a man in connection with a sex assault.

Man bailed in connection with Morecambe promenade sex assault

Crime
Danny Clifford of former Birmingham City football player Denis Thwaites, 70, and his wife Elaine, 69, who lived in Blackpool, who were among the 30 Britons killed in the Tunisian beach massacre

UPDATE: British victims of Tunisia massacre "unlawfully killed"

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Man, 42, rebailed over Dylan crash

Crime

Man who left woman paralysed at crash scene is jailed

Crime

Raid sees cannabis plants seized

Crime

On the search for burglar after raid

Chorley

Pro-Palestinian meeting back on

Politics

Primary head takes term time Rome rugby trip

Education
Bill Mann

Headteacher's term-time holiday sparks row

Education
Hoghton Tower

King’s beech to mark royal visit

Arts
Harriet Davis.

Lancaster student’s film aims to challenge stereotypes about eating disorders

News

Drama helps to teach about relationships

Education
Photo Neil Cross
Molly Blackwell of the Tampon talk group of students with Zoe Taylor, Ida Mau, Kyle Austin and Kelly Thurston, from Lancaster University have set up a petition calling for free sanitary products in gender neutral bathrooms at the Uni and in public bathrooms in Lancaster

‘Tampons are not a luxury item’

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Row erupts over claims of anti-Semitism

Education

Lancaster schools warn over ‘perverts’ playground’ online game

News

UCLan team helps to find new planets

Education

University board has new chairman

Education
North West Motorway Police have issued the plea after they were called to 47 accidents across the northwest before 10am on 28 February.

Police warning after 47 accidents on motorway network

North West

County Council announces it will continue to run Beacon Fell and Wycoller Country Parks

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The lorry blocked the lane for over an hour

Delays after lorry blocks traffic in Fulwood

Transport
Police said a 'significant' response was needed at the Preston New Road fracking site on Saturday.

Anti-fracking protesters 'tried to breach' Preston New Road site

News

New £4.5m Home Bargains superstore opening in Morecambe

Business

Give your pennies’ worth over scheme in Clayton-le-Woods

News

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

News

Toilets and subways to close at bus station

Preston

County Council announces it will continue to run Beacon Fell and Wycoller Country Parks

News
Chorley Ramblers walking group

Explore the fells around the Lakes

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The rare white mole Gordon Tarney caught at Capernwray.

Rare white mole found near Carnforth

News

Proposal for 275 new homes gets green light

News

Major road closed for over an hour due to fracking protest

News

Friends step up campaign to transform Preston park

Fulwood

Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest

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NHS staff under pressure

NHS staff are ‘sickest’ in the country

Preston
Anna Kulbaki, who has battled anorexia but has now made a good recovery

“Anorexia almost killed me”

News
Queen Victoria Centre, Morecambe

Physio banned over his lewd behaviour

Health
Pippa Cole, from Garstang has died after a four year battle with brain cancer

Brave Pippa Cole, 5, dies after four year battle with brain cancer

Garstang
Christine Edmondson has had the wedding ring she lost, returned after almost 6 years.

Lost ring rediscovered after six years in Preston’s Harris

News
Pancake tossing in the 1830s

Lancashire's weird and wonderful Pancake Day traditions

Nostalgia
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
Next Bond? Ryan Gosling in and earlier role as Sgt. Jerry Wooters in Gangster Squad

Ryan Gosling has James Bond odds slashed after keeping his cool amid Oscar chaos

Offbeat

Singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction

Offbeat
There is no risk to consumers

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

Offbeat
It is your legal right to appeal to any the schools on your original application.

Anger as one in six children miss out on secondary school places

Offbeat