Funds will be invested back into Croston’s community initiatives

A new charity in Croston will pour funds into village initiatives which bring the community together.

Morecambe's Polo Tower has now been totally dismantled. Picture by Trina Lawrie.

Morecambe’s Polo Tower demolition leaves permanent hole in the horizon

Morecambe’s Polo Tower has gone for good and has left a hole in Morecambe’s skyline.

The Malt n Hops pub in Chorley

Chorley pub voted the best in Lancashire

We’re the top pub in the county!

Street-begging will be the focus of a Preston business forum

New focus on Preston's street-begging issue

A fresh approach to tackling anti-social behaviour linked with begging will be the topic at a summit of Preston business bosses.

West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

Award winning nail technician Carrie Leigh Allan from Bamber Bridge runs a nail academy in Preston

Meet Preston’s award-winning nail technician looking to educate, create and inspire a new generation

As an award-winning nail technician Carrie-Leigh Allan is used to going that extra mile to give her clients that highly polished finish.

Nigel Murray, new COO of Booths

Changes at the top for Booths

Lancashire-based retailer Booths has announced key appointments that will strengthen and streamline its leadership team.

Preston firm’s worth to society is £4.1m

Preston firm’s worth to society is £4.1m

A Preston-based business has generated social help worth £4.1m, a new report reveals.

Photo Neil Cross Work will be delayed  on the Broughton bypass

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

Power was restored to the majority of customers by around 10am, however more than 65 customers remain without electricity.

Power cut to more than 1,000 homes

A power cut left more than 1,000 customers without electricity in Preston this morning.
New licensee Paul Butcher on site as the Stanley refurb gets underway

Stanley Arms revamp will bring country to Preston

A £240,000 refurbishment of the Stanley Arms got underway this week, with the new-look pub due to re-open in late July.

Bistrot Pierre is looking to open in the former Fishergate Baptist Church, Preston

French cuisine may be on the menu at historic Preston church

A high-end restaurant chain could soon be opening in one of Preston’s empty landmark buildings.

Virgin Trains' Pendolino

Rivals slug it out to take over Blackpool to London rail route

Rival bids to add more daily direct train journeys between Blackpool and London have been submitted.

Celebrations at last year's BIBAs

Lancashire’s exporters hold key to success

A leading Lancashire business adviser believes exports can continue to bolster the county’s key manufacturing sector.

Mike Cherry

How confident are Lancashire firms about future?

Small business leaders have urged the Government to steady the ship as a new survey showed confidence dropping among members.


ART AND SOUL: Bid to revive Preston’s historic Harris Institute

An ambitious bid has been launched to restore one of Preston’s historic buildings to its former glory.

Part of DunkirkLane, Leyland close to junction with Paradise Lane and the Moss Side shops has collapsed.

Traffic disruption as main road collapses

A sink hole has opened up on a main artery in and out of Leyland.

The top is about to come off the Polo Tower as demolition work continues.

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being taken down

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being dismantled bit by bit by contractors who started work today, Monday.

Residents of Longmeanygate, Leyland, have been concerned about the progress of road safety measures

£2m extra for road repairs in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has received an extra £2m for road repairs from the Government.

Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

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