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City firm a leading light in league table

Lancashire based PFP Energy has been named second in the annual customer satisfaction survey by Which?

Business
Coffee chain looks set to open at Preston station

Coffee chain looks set to open at Preston station

A new Starbucks looks set to open in Preston Railway Station in March.

Business
Fishergate, Preston

Highways bosses grilled over controversial bus lane plans for Preston

Highways bosses from Lancashire County Council have been grilled by city leaders about controversial road schemes in Preston.

Transport
Next week's roadworks

NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017.
North West
Photo Neil Cross
We are not aMOOsed, John Swale with Matilda at the homnest boxed Milk Bar at St Michaels-on-Wyre

Stall owners’ honesty box raid dismay

Pilfering thieves have left farm owners considering whether to pack up their honesty stall.

News
Photo Neil Cross Preston Market stallholder Pete Burns

Work on third phase of Preston market project to begin this month

Work is set to get under way on a new Market Hall in Preston. Here’s everything you need to know.

News
Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Creative agency Hotfoot Design has completed a rebrand and website for Bentham -based Atkinson Vos, the specialist in Mercedes-Benz manufactured iconic all-terrain vehicles.

Business

Roll on spring, say frustrated Preston drivers

March can’t come soon enough for fed-up motorists in and around Preston.

Transport
Photo Neil Cross
The former HSBC on Garstang Road, Fulwood, is becoming a Costa

New coffee shop in Preston is taking shape

Work is well under way on a new coffee shop due to open in Fulwood, Preston.

Food and Drink
Photo Neil Cross 
A new apartment/hotel is opening up at Number 10 Theatre Street, Preston

Plans unveiled for city bedroom boost

A luxury apartment hotel is being developed in Preston City Centre.

Preston
Brabin's

Nation's oldest shop could close

A Ribble Valley village faces losing one of its long standing legacies - unless a last minute buyer steps forward.

News
Cuadrilla workers preparing the site at Preston New Road for fracking

Church fracking claim sparks online war

An unholy row has blown up over claims that the Church of England has given its support to fracking.

Business
The M6 is to be closed overnight for important link road work.

Overnight M6 closures to take place as part of ongoing link road work

Drivers using the M6 through Lancaster are being advised of an important phase the Heysham Link project which requires the closure of the northbound carriageway between junctions 33 and 34 and then the southbound carriageway between junctions 35 and 34.

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Dr Roy Armstrong.

Gambia unrest thwarts university research and conservation trip

Students and staff from the University of Cumbria preparing to travel to The Gambia to take part in vital research and conservation work have been forced to put the trip on hold just days before they were due to fly.

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Lorraine Charlesworth, director of community and income at St Catherines, with Chris Nelson and Shirley Murrell from Barclays Fishergate branch, and hospice fundraiser Emma Jacovelli

Hospice project cashes in thanks to bank staff

Barclay’s staff have shown that St Catherine’s Hospice can really bank on their support, after helping to raise more than £21,000 in the last year, on top of volunteering their time at the charity’s events.

Preston
Lifehouse, Lytham

Lancashire recommends... health food stores

As people use January to detox, here is a list of the best health food stores, as voted by readers.

News
John Alpe at the stepping stones at New Laund Farm

Taking a Lancashire farm to the city

Farmer John Alpe surveys his land and acknowledges he is privileged. He farms in what must be one of the most beautiful locations in the county.

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Smoke & Grill, Walker Street, Preston

New restaurant set to open its doors in Preston

A new restaurant is to open its doors in Preston after a £100,000 investment.

Business
Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %.

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Melvin Nicholson, Cauldron Falls

The ‘perfect shot’ that went round the world

Every photographer dreams of getting the perfect shot.

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