Graffiti gallery is toast of Preston pub

Graffiti can be a dirty word, but not at one city centre pub.

KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

KFC has joined the jet set! This week KFC and HMSHost International opened its very first airport restaurant – and is now serving up finger lickin’ chicken in the departures lounge of Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three – creating 50 new jobs.
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Cuerden Valley Park

Artisan farmers' market set to come to Preston this August Bank Holiday Weekend

Residents are being urged to shop local with the return of Curden Valley Park’s monthly Farmers’ Market

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The new village could provide homes for people looking to downsize ready for retirement

Plans revealed for Catterall retirement village

Ambitious plans have been unveiled for a massive retirement village in the Garstang area

There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

Cuadrilla Chief Executive Francis Egan

£2.9m spent already in county as fracking moves closer

Gas exploration firm Cuadrilla has issued an update to its “Putting Lancashire First” commitments tracker.

Should bars be able to sell booze during the televised live fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor?

Police land knockout blow as Preston pub loses late-licence fight for Mayweather v McGregor showdown

As first round knockdowns go, it was a jaw-dropping punch.

County Coun Geoff Driver Leader of Lancashire County Council

New consultation on Cuerden

New consultations will be held next week on the planned new multi-million pound Cuerden Strategic development as concerns are raised it could impact on Preston’s prosperity.

A man was arrested at Preston train station after he allegedly assaulted a revenue officer

New look for cafe and bar at Preston station

Businesses within Preston’s Grade II Listed railway station are hoping to go full steam ahead for a new look.

Garstang business owners with mayor Peter Ryder and representatives of Garstang Independent Traders at The Royal Oak Pub for Garstang Business in Bloom awards 2017

Business is flourishing for annual awards

Businesses in Garstang have brought a new meaning to the term flower power as they came together to celebrate their green-fingered talents.

The Biba's at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Lancashire businesses should look overseas to fulfil potential

Lancashire businesses can unlock growth by looking overseas for sales, according to one of the North West’s leading export experts.

One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Aldi’s massive rump steak, The Big Daddy, is set to come back to stores this August.

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way

County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

Graham Gordon of Moore  and Smalley

Record year for Preston accountancy firm

Preston-based accountancy and business advisory firm Moore and Smalley has reported a record year for turnover.

Homeowner Laura Tomlinson, partner Andrew Seed and dog Lexie, outside their home a new housing estate in Leyland.

HOUSING SCANDAL: Thousands of Lancashire families stuck in leasehold limbo

The government has announced an eight-week consultation proposing measures to crackdown on leasehold abuse. But while these plans could be welcome news for prospective buyers, thousands already locked into deals face an uncertain future.

The Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017 heads to Birmingham's NEC

Record staycation figures as caravan and motorhome sales are on the up

Figures released by the National Caravan Council (the NCC) confirm the UK's continuing enthusiasm for caravanning and motorhoming.

The Red Arrows soar over North Pier at the 2017 Blackpool Air Show

Spectacular in the skies is one of busiest ever

Tourism leaders have hailed this year's Blackpool Air Show as one of the busiest ever.
But how do you say it??

Tomato, tomato, Primark, Primark, let's call the whole thing off

If you want to shop where clothes are falling off hangers, where do you go?


Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

The number of passengers arrested for drunken behaviour on flights or at UK airports increased by 50% in the last year, new figures reveal.

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