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UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

Crime
Kirkham Prison

Dozen criminals on the run from Lancashire prison

Fylde Coast
Fishergate towards Debenhams

Test cases to decide future of Fishergate bus lanes set to take place today

Transport
Sarah Beeny, presenter of UK's Best Place to Live.

South Ribble officially the best place to live in the UK

South Ribble

Barriers go up at Preston Bus Station

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Lancashire Police failing stress test

Crime

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

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Hoang Ho, aged 58, was arrested by British Transport Police

Man jailed for smuggling £34k of cannabis on train from Preston

Crime

Laugh along with pals of Don

Barry Freeman
Fishergate towards Debenhams

Test cases to decide future of Fishergate bus lanes set to take place today

Transport
Drivers have suffered delays due to roadworks on Eastway

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport
Drivers are experiencing delays this morning

Delays on M6 Northbound after accident blocks lane

Transport
Delays are expected after a two-vehicle crash

Lane closed on M6 Northbound after two car-crash

Transport
Stock image

Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

Transport
Photo Neil Cross
Average speed cameras have been installed on London Road, Preston

Average speed cameras put in place in Preston with enforcement to begin in March

Transport

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Crime

Motorway warning - accident approaching M65 junction

Lostock Hall
Kirkham Prison

Dozen criminals on the run from Lancashire prison

Fylde Coast
Kieran Heaton.

Lancaster teenager missing

News
Firefighters from Blackpool have launched an arson investigation

Arson investigation after 'toilet set on fire' during Slimming World meeting

Crime
Rachel Baines

Lancashire Police failing stress test

Crime

UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

Crime

Bucket used to throw paint over car in Heysham

Crime

Cycle track arrest of most wanted Morecambe man

Crime

Vandals cause bus disruption across city

Preston
Lancaster University

Ex-Man Utd star Gary Neville in talks with Lancaster University

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Deputy manager Claire Shuttleworth and children welcome new apprentice Beth Wilson (centre) and manager Jessica Low (right) to Poppy and Jacks in Fulwood

New management team at former Hillcrest nursery

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Red Admiral Academy junior band after their winning performance at the Junior Brass Band Entertainment Festival of Great Britain held at Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Red Admiral Band are flying high after big band win

Chorley
Lancaster University.

Lancaster students ‘have paid for fraudulent essays’

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Holy Cross Catholic High School science teacher Nick Dunn is planning a sky dive for charity

Sir is reaching for the skies to aid families

Education
Crime news

Six men charged with historical offences at former border school

Crime

Students in Euxton learn about ‘British Values’

Education

Green light for two student accommodation developments in Preston

News

Convent school reunion is still as popular as ever

Education

Winckley’s class of ‘75 is set to reunite

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Pictured from left are Helen Soutar (Grants, Legacies and In Memoriam Officer, St Johns Hospice), Grace Peacock (holding the cheque), Maddy Bass (Head of Nursing & Quality, St Johns Hospice), Jenny Alderson (from Morrisons), Tracy Jenkinson (from Morrisons), Keith Crompton (Senior Registered Nurse, St Johns Hospice), Annie Haygarth (Community Clinical Lead, St Johns Hospice), Wendy Goldspink (Senior Registered Nurse, St Johns Hospice) and Gill Muckalt (Senior Health Care Assistant, St Johns Hospice).

£20k Morrisons funding gives boost to Lancaster hospice

News

Proposal for 275 new homes gets green light

News
Sarah Beeny, presenter of UK's Best Place to Live.

South Ribble officially the best place to live in the UK

South Ribble
Fishergate towards Debenhams

Test cases to decide future of Fishergate bus lanes set to take place today

Transport

US visitors lead rise in North West tourism figures

Business

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

News

Twenty-year-old Bethany set to release fourth book in two years

Preston

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport

Proposal for 275 new homes gets green light

News
Protesters at the Cuadrilla site

Major road closed for over an hour due to fracking protest

News
Sofia Vinaccia enjoying the slide with members of The Friends of Conway Park, who have finalised plans for the park in a joint project with Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council

Friends step up campaign to transform Preston park

Fulwood

Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest

News

Plans for 275 houses at Grimbaldeston Farm to be discussed

News

Preston mum living in fear after blaze ordeal

Crime

Theresa May hints at Blackpool party conference return

News
Stephen Russell, aged 71 from Whittle Le Woods, has coeliac disease and if he even has a few crumbs of normal bread, he ends up bed-ridden for the day.

The Great NHS Gamble: ‘We could save millions if pharmacists were able to prescribe’

Health
Even if you feel your child may not be cooperative the dentist can give advice - it is important that your child is comfortable in the surgery from a young age.

Everything you need to know to protect your kids' teeth

Health
Tina Kimberley and her husband Steven are taking part in the St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk in tribute to her dad, Keith

Tina doubles up her fundraising efforts for hospice

Lostock Hall

‘Mental health should not be a barrier to working’

Health
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
Picture by Julian Brown 11/02/17

Local Historians, Richard and Linda Langford, Adam Cree and Tinker the dog who have been working together to connect Chorley's Pubs to its casualties of World War One pictured at their pop up exhibition at Astley Hall Farm House, Astley Park, Chorley,

War tales and real ales

News
Journalist and author Alan Roby at the grave of Mary Weeton at Thomas the Martyr Church, Upholland, Wigan

Long lost diary of life in Georgian Lancashire

Nostalgia
Suffragettes gathering to protest in London

Day a Preston heroine was arrested

Nostalgia
Valentines Day card published in 1907. Image courtesy of  www.postcardcollecting.co.uk

St Valentine's Day through the ages

Nostalgia
Tell me about your childhood.

“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Offbeat
Horrid Henry is a popular choice with boys

Last minute World Book Day outfits your kids will love to wear

Offbeat 1
The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay, south Wales

10,000 sign petition to save Doctor Who Experience from closure

Offbeat 2
The brand new Legend of Zelda game is the big launch title

Nintendo Switch: 8 things to know

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