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Fears are rewoken over quarry plans

Two public meetings have been called over renewed plans to turn farmland into a major quarry development.

Samlesbury
Liz Kift

Council rent thief to face cash seizure two years after being sentenced

A woman who stole £18,000 from a cash strapped local authority could face having her assets seized despite the time that has passed since her sentencing.

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A new social media protocol has been proposed

Social media tips for Preston's councillors

Warnings about the pitfalls of posting on social media when drunk form part of new advice issued to Preston’s councillors.

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Preston's Harris Museum

Preston’s Harris misses out on £10m but wins £900k funding

A major project to transform one of Preston’s landmarks has been hit with a £10m funding blow.

Preston

City on parade to celebrate Armed Forces Day

Soldiers and civilians alike were on parade yesterday celebrating Armed Forces Day.

Preston
Motorist continue to ignore the new bus lane on Fishergate, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday November 05, 2016.

£8m to ease Preston jams partially caused by Fishergate scheme

Lancashire County Council has admitted that it will cost millions of pounds to cut congestion in Preston city centre following its controversial changes to traffic flow, including the much-maligned £3.4m Fishergate Central Gateway Scheme.

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Photo: David Hurst
Leyland Leisure Centre

Thousands back call to save centre

More than 1,500 people in four days have signed a petition to keep Leyland Leisure Centre open.

Leyland
Brown bin collection

Garden waste charge gets green light

A decision to bring in garden waste charges in South Ribble has been ratified by cabinet members.

South Ribble
Preston City Council

Preston Council hits saving targets

Council bosses in Preston have staved off dipping into reserve funds due to an “improved budget position”, according to a finance report.

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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.

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Photo: David Hurst
Leyland Leisure Centre

Leisure centre axe still under discussion

Plans to close leisure centres in South Ribble are still on the agenda, despite opposition from within the ruling Tory group, the Post can reveal.

South Ribble

PICTURES: Morecambe and Lancaster’s Armed Forces Day ceremony

Morecambe, Lancaster and Carnforth began celebrations early in flag raising ceremonies at the town halls ahead of Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24.

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Guide to Armed Forces Day celebrations

Flags are flying high this week in a mark of respect to our Armed Forces.

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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.

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Brown bin

Brown bin charge decision next week

South Ribble residents will soon have to pay for their garden bins to be emptied, if bosses agree a new policy next week.

South Ribble
Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Commercial operators could be brought in to run two of Lancashire’s countryside jewels in the crown - Beacon Fell and Wycoller country parks.

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The "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf.

£17k for signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf auctioned in the Ribble Valley

A buyer paid £17,000 for an "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf during an auction in Clitheroe this morning.
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County Hall

Child care shake-up plan for Lancashire

Radical proposals aimed at cutting the number of children and teenagers in residential care are being considered by Lancashire County Council.

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Photo Neil Cross
The land at the end of Metheun Drive, Hoghton, that is earmarked for 78 new homes

Fears over rural homes recommendation

A controversial scheme to build 78 new homes on grazing land has been recommended for approval when it goes before planning bosses on Tuesday.

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The blue cloth-covered 1935 edition bears the Nazi dictator's signature on the front fly leaf.

Signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf up for auction in the Ribble Valley

An "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf is to be sold at a Clitheroe auction house this morning.
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