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Four fire crews tackle huge barn fire

Multiple crews are working hard to tackle a huge barn fire in Lancashire.

Longridge
A 'serious fire' has closed a road in Ribchester

'Serious fire' closes road

A 'serious fire' has closed a Lancashire street in both directions - forcing a detour.

Longridge
Edwin Booth and Francis Egan at the launch of Putting Lancashire First

Fracking firm’s benefits pledge to the Fylde coast

Gas exploration company Cuadrilla has pledged to put Lancashire First when it comes to getting the benefits from a shale gas industry.

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Biker hurt in Blackpool crash

Biker hurt in Blackpool crash

A biker has been injured in a road collision in Blackpool.

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Car fire on M6 southbound near junction 31.

Woman escapes car blaze which halted M6

A woman was able to get out of her car before it burst into flames on the M6.

Preston
UPDATE: Elderly man fighting for his life after being hit by car

UPDATE: Elderly man fighting for his life after being hit by car

A 90-year-old pensioner is fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a car in South Ribble.

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Strand Road in Preston has been named as one of the most congested in Lancashire.
Traffic on Strand Road.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
28-8-2015

Four major road projects to ease city congestion

Four major traffic projects around Preston could help to save the city’s businesses millions of pounds a year.

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Tom Morris of Furniture Village has teamed-up with Brian Lomax of local pet adoption charity, Lancashire Cat Rescue  to create a British charity-retail first in which life-size images of adoptable cats needing homes will appear throughout the store.

Would you like a cat with that sofa?

A pet is for life not just for Christmas – but one Preston retailer and a local cat charity have come up with a way to help find new homes for some furry four-legged friends.

Walton-le-Dale
PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition

Tesco plans edge closer in Penwortham

PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition.

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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.

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Cat Smith MP is backing Small Business Saturday.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith backs Small Business Saturday

Lancaster MP Cat Smith is celebrating the contribution of small firms in Lancaster as part of this year’s Small Business Saturday on December 3rd and visiting small businesses around her constituency to mark the day.

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TalkTalk headquaters in west London

TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

TalkTalk has said it has been affected by the same cyber attack that left Post Office broadband customers without an internet connection.

Business
A number of accidents have been reported on the M6 this morning.

Accidents on M6 Southbound causing delays

There have been a number of accidents this morning (Friday, 2 December) affecting Southbound traffic on the M6 around the Wigan and Cheshire areas.

Transport
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Big One

Hoteliers reveal their guests strangest requests!

From a guest who brings house bricks on holiday to a request for a donkey outside the door -– Blackpool hoteliers have revealed some of the most bizarre queries they received during the past season.

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Revolutionary new rollercoaster to weave its way around Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach bosses have promised thrills to match the Big One and more as work began on a revolutionary new rollercoaster.

News
Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

Crime
Bus services are being subsidised for another year

£2m set aside for bus routes

County Hall looks set to spend £2m to carry on providing subsidised bus services for another year.

Transport
Major retailer Primark has announced it is coming to Burnley

Major boost for Burnley as Primark announces it is coming to town

One of the biggest and best known names on the high street is coming to Burnley.
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The academy will also offer education sessions for five to 14-year-old schoolchildren.

Aerospace giant opens new training academy in Samlesbury

Aerospace giant BAE Systems has opened a new £15 million training academy in a huge boost for the skills of current and future employees.

Business
A crashed car.

Thousands show Drive For Justice campaign support

Almost 2,500 people have signed a petition lobbying for stiffer punishments for those who kill or seriously injure on our roads.

Crime
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