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Anger over emergency budget plans for Preston

There were heated scenes among city leaders as councillors in Preston debated plans for more swingeing cuts to the authority’s budget.

Elin Bland, 15, Lancaster.

Girl, 15, disappears after leaving school

Concern is increasing about a 15-year-old girl who disappeared after leaving school in Lancaster yesterday afternoon.

Crime map showing reports of crime within a 1-mile radius of Chorley town centre.

REVEALED: Top 10 streets for crime in Chorley

MORE than 700 crimes were reported across the borough of Chorley in a single month, according to new figures.

Elin Bland

Missing Lancaster teenager – update

Police remain concerned for a 15-year-old Lancaster girl who is missing.

Derian Danni meets Lucy Carter (specialists manager) and Kevin Fitzgerald (duty manager) at the Booths store in Chorley

Pop to the shops and help Derian House

One of Lancashire’s leading supermarket chains has teamed up with Derian House Children’s Hospice to sell its popular audio bedtime story collection.

Staff from Sainsbury's Bamber Bridge with  Chorley Guide Dogs branch volunteers after completing a 275mile charity cycle

Special supermarket sweep to give coffers a £25,000 boost

Supermarket workers swapped a trolley dash for a pedal push on a three-day cycling adventure for Chorley Guide Dogs.

Jackie Ingham

Reunion is a chance to relive the many happy memories of school

Jackie Ingham( nee Eastham) was “lucky” to have attended two primary schools before starting at St Cecilia’s RC High School, in Longridge, in September 1975. She attended both St Wilfrid’s and Alston Lane where she met many people who have become lifelong friends.
Jailed: Martin Ballantyne has been jailed after lying to police about his identity

Garstang man gave best friends details to avoid a driving ban

A 24-year-man is this week starting a seven month jail term for perverting the course of justice and several motoring offences – after blaming his misdeeds on his best friend.

Sessions House

Prison worker denies collecting inmate's semen in affair allegation

A prison officer collected a convict’s sperm in a syringe while having an affair with him behind bars, a court heard.

Police want to speak to this man

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police hunt after sickening attack on homeless man is caught on camera

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a homeless man being violently attacked in the city centre.

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Beth Wood pictured with her dad staff sgt Glyn Hole, who died in a motorbike accident in 2010

Beth's muddy effort for military children

A Preston student who lost her soldier dad in a motorbike accident is braving her latest charity challenge for a children’s military charity which supported her through her grief.
Cheryl and Robert Prudham and family

Mum-of-12 to join ex-husband in court over £10k parking meter theft

A Wigan-based mum-of-12 will join her ex-husband in court after they were accused of stealing more than £10,000 in change from parking meters.

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Students in line for success with movies

ASPIRING film-makers from Preston will be helping safety-conscious rail chiefs on the right track.

Families and friends gather for the annual bonfire and fireworks display at Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club, Preston.

White van spotted selling fireworks to children

A white van selling fireworks to children has been spotted on several Preston estates.

AKS students have been helping  discover Romania on a World Challenge expedition

Students take on a Transylvanian challenge

Pupils at a Lancashire sixth form have been taking their geography studies literally.

TIRED: Graham Liver with Pudsey before his mammoth charity challenge

BBC presenter Graham Liver is going the extra mile for Children in Need

A BBC radio presenter is going the extra mile for Children in Need by pulling a four poster bed through Preston.

Crime Map showing crimes reported in the circled area of Preston.

REVEALED: Top 10 streets for crime in Preston city centre

Latest figures show nearly 2,500 crimes were reported across Preston in the month of July 2016.


Chemistry department rebirth is now completed

Lancaster University has officially opened it’s multi million pound new science facilities.

Dan Whiston as the magician in Intimissimi on Ice

Dan Whiston’s magical show with Andrea Bocelli in Italy

Blackpool’s ice skating ace Dan Whiston has been wowing thousands of people in Italy in a show starring international opera star Andrea Bocelli.

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