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Supermarket plans reach next stage

Plans for a new Tesco supermarket in Penwortham have been officially submitted.

Penwortham
Crash on the M6 northbound causing delays

Crash on M6 causing delays

A busy section of the M6 is seeing long delays after a crash earlier today.

Transport
Preston North End manager Simon Grayson with author Michael Barratt

Book launch charity boost

A Preston author has helped raise £1,400 for the Heartbeat charity through the sales of his new book

Preston
Home Bargains are opening a �4.5m superstore in Morecambe this Saturday.

New £4.5m Home Bargains superstore opening in Morecambe

Home Bargains is opening a new £4.5 million store in Morecambe which will create up to 50 jobs in the local community.

Business
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

Transport
1,000 new airport jobs up for grabs

1,000 new airport jobs up for grabs

More than 1,000 new jobs have been created at Manchester Airport as it gears up for its busiest ever summer.

Business
Macmillan cake sale 2016

Could the much-loved charity cake bake be under threat?

Fears have emerged for the future of the charity bake sale amid changes to food regulations across the county.

Garstang
Photo Ian Robinson
Preston landmarks
Preston Town Hall

Free wi-fi for all visitors at Town Hall

Preston visiters will be fully connected from today, after free wi-fi at the Town Hall was switched on.

Preston
John Monks from Gent's room barbershop

Preston barbers hoping to be cut above rest

A barbers in the centre of Preston has been nominated for a national award, naming it among the best in the business.

Whats on
Hugh Aitchison- vocals,piano, Marcus Maddock- guitar, Nathan Walker - cajon, indie pop band Driftwood

Driftwood are riding the tide as they aim to hit the big time

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the rising indie pop trio Driftwood already labelled as a band to watch this year.
Preston
HMV in St George's Shopping Centre, Preston

Music chain HMV moves home in Preston

High street music chain HMV has moved to a new home in Preston.

Business
Picture: Yui Mok

Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

As three of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers announce price hikes, experts are reminding householders of small changes that can help slash how much they spend on gas and electricity.

Business
Work continues at the new roundabout on Eastway, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday February 14, 2017.

City road closures scheduled for weekend

A section of Eastway will be closed this weekend as work continues on a new roundabout.

Preston City Centre
Major police operation for big FA Cup match

Major police operation for big FA Cup match

​A large-scale policing operation will be in place on Sunday when Blackburn Rovers face Manchester United at Ewood Park.#

Crime
Scott Walker, leak detective at United Utilities

Meet the ‘leak detectors’ . . . and their wooden listening stick

A crack team of leak detectives has tracked down and plugged more 18,000 hidden pipe leaks in the North West over the past 12 months - thanks to a device that has been used since the Victorian era.

Your lancashire
Apprentices open Bowker Preston's new aftersaled department at Riversway.
Back row  Jonathan Rogan, Ceara Holmes, Macaulay Irwin, Wayne Hyatt
Front row  Joe Wilson, Ethan Macfarlane, Alistair Samson

Massive after-sales centre now open

A Preston motor dealership has opened Lancashire’s largest after-sales centre.

Business
The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

Crime
Tony Cox is having his first ever half price sale

‘We’ve not gone away’ say Preston’s market traders

Market traders in Preston are urging people to visit their new home, after they moved while major work begins to build the new market hall.

News
Work taking place at the Dog Inn, Market Place, Longridge

Flats plan for top of landmark pub

Plans to transform the upper storey of a landmark Longridge pub into five flats have been lodged with Ribble Valley Council.

Longridge
Mole holes at the Anchor Ground, home to AFC Darwen

Mole scores own goal after pitch invasion

A mole catcher saved the day for a football team after being called in to catch a pitch invader.

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