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Teenage pregnancies, suicide rates and ‘couch potato’ trends surge in Preston

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The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble
An artists impression of how the finished  Guild House will look. Far left, an artists plans for Winckley House.

The sky’s the limit for Preston’s trendy city life

Business

Woman left with broken ribs after being rugby-tackled by 6ft 5in robber

Crime

Nelson pair released on bail during baby murder investigation

Crime

Investigation after man 'exposes himself' in Preston

Crime

URGENT APPEAL: Police search for vulnerable missing man

Crime
How Bank Hall used to look

Decaying Jacobean mansion Bank Hall in Bretherton to undergo full restoration thanks to grant

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Bishop's fond farewell

Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a robbery at an ATM in Tulketh Brow, Preston

Woman left with broken ribs after being rugby-tackled by 6ft 5in robber

Crime
Katrina Bannister.

Appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Lancaster

Crime
Thomas Newsham, 36, walked out of Royal Preston Hospital where he was receiving treatment

URGENT APPEAL: Police search for vulnerable missing man

Crime
Police were called to reports that a man had indecently exposed himself.

Investigation after man 'exposes himself' in Preston

Crime
Police have arrested a man following the incident

Suspected burglar arrested in Lostock Hall

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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‘Death trap’ hotel landlord sentenced

Crime

Police offer support to child marriage victims

Crime

Baby memorial stolen from Lancashire house

Crime

Help with youth offender work

Crime
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Nobody is thought to have been injured in the crash

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport

UPDATE: Cattle truck overturns blocking M55

Transport

DRIVEN MAD: Motorist hit with 10 fixed penalties for car he doesn’t own

Transport

Delays expected due to fracking protest

Transport

Road closed after motorcyclist airlifted to hospital near Preston

Transport
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

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Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
An artists impression of how the finished  Guild House will look. Far left, an artists plans for Winckley House.

The sky’s the limit for Preston’s trendy city life

Business
Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News

Preston Guild Hall bar wins fight for 6am boxing match licence

Crime
Scott Michaels with his brother Stefan who is touring the UK promoting the Stylo Matchmakers boot at football grounds.

Bolton-le-Sands hair tycoon has football boot dream

News

Vibes are good as Lancashire-firm opens London office

Business

Blaze Lounge set to return to Preston’s Flag Market this weekend

Music

FOR SALE: ‘Bargain’ Lancashire property could be transformed into £1m home

Business

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble
The proposed location for 261 new homes north of Brindle Road

Concerns build over housing plans

Politics
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

News

Petition calls on Lancashire County Council to scrap tip charges

News

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
Faye Bretherton

Would-be writer Faye is A grade pupil

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education

PICTURES: Fylde Country show

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Teenage pregnancies, suicide rates and ‘couch potato’ trends surge in Preston

News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
How Bank Hall used to look

Decaying Jacobean mansion Bank Hall in Bretherton to undergo full restoration thanks to grant

News

Firefighters sorry for feasting on pigs saved in barn blaze

Offbeat
Young girls say that comparing their lives to others is one of the greatest worries they have.

Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Offbeat
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
British diners prefer being served food on plates despite a trend for more unusual serving platters

You can't square the circle - British diners prefer round plates

Offbeat
Pubs are no place for small children

Column: Last orders for children in the bar

Opinion
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Farewell to King of Saturday TV

Opinion

Is Labour still a ‘broad church’?

Opinion
Guy Cookson

Web giants have taken over

Opinion