Opinion

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Born inequality

Does it matter where you are born?

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Natalie Brown (SAN BROOKE), Julie Bushby (SHERIDAN SMITH), Karen Matthews (GEMMA WHELAN), the three women at the centre of BBC drama The Moorside

The Moorside - A brave attempt to redress the balance

We have often been told that there’s nothing such as society, and that we no longer have a sense of community.
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Going back to Victorian times

From the deputy editor: Our born right?

It’s the one thing we can all claim to have in common - we were all born.

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Aasma Day

Vicks on feet: Old Wives’ tale or a miracle cure?

Old wives’ tales are a curious concept.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Dealing with the death of a child

Recently a seven month old baby died after an eventful short life.

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Unlocking key to new homes

If I had a pound for every time I’ve been told that moving house is the most stressful thing we do, I would have stopped making my own sandwiches years ago.

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George Barmby was the man in focus in Confessions of the Paparazzi

Confessions of the Paparazzi - Truth and lies through a lens

Journalists, ironically, rarely get a good press these days. As a trade, we usually come bottom of those ‘most trustworthy profession’ polls, sharing the wooden spoon with estate agents.

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Nicola Adam

No house in the sun for us

There’s a reason that those TV shows do so well – you know – the ones featuring ordinary-looking but inexplicably well-off people buying houses in the country or the sun with their many multiples of half a million pounds.

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Civic servants collect £3K at charitable ball in Chorley

Dressed in their best, the great and the good glided into Park Hall Hotel for Chorley mayor Doreen Dickinson’s annual charity ball.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

Garstang to Knott End rail revival plans back on track

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Tatty Teddies are very popular with collectors

Tatty Teddies a treat for collectors

Antiques expert Allan Blackburn looks at some cuddly offerings...

Nostalgia
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Visitors during hibernation time

It passed off without serious incident, nobody lost an eye, any limbs or suffered deep emotional trauma.

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Brunswick Street, where the murder took place

Gallows fate for father-of-five who brutally murdered wife

Historian Keith Johnson looks back at a Preston crime from yesteryear...

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Black market in the green stuff

Forget Mexican walls, Article 50 or Parliamentary dissent, the major talking point of 2017 so far has to be vegetables and the lack of.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Swearing by having good habits

A recent study produced a list of the 50 worst habits of our nation.  I wonder how many of them you would be able to tick off?

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Time for protesters to quit?

Bad losers? I should say so.

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LEP Columnist Barry Freeman

Bananas logic for Euro split

Did that lass on Question Time last week really decide how to vote in the EU Referendum on the back of a straight banana?

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Time to take me to the vets

Time to take me to the vets

With news that even pets now have their own electronic fitness tracking device technology, I thought I better get in on the trend before even bunnies and tortoises start overtaking me on the pavement and sporting skin so healthy and glowing you can see them in the dark.

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You can take him home for �9.50

Reliving memories with favourite childhood TV moments

Allan Blackburn looks at the more cuddly side of the world of antiques...

Nostalgia
The suspect was followed along Deepdale Road

Detectives under fire after giving chase to Preston gunman

Local historian Keith Johnson looks back at a crime from yesteryear...

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