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Man jailed for smuggling £34k of cannabis on train from Preston

Crime
The Met Office have issued aYellow weather warning for Lancashire as winds of up to 60mph are expected to batter the northwest.

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 60mph to batter North West

News
Mike Garnett, 27, of  Ashton Road, Newton Heath, Manchester, has admitted sexual assault on a child

Railway volunteer hid child sex offence from colleagues

Crime
Police attended the scene of the accident

Preston man arrested after collision with van

Crime

The Great NHS Gamble: ‘NHS plan focuses on strokes when they happen not aftercare’

Health

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport

Man jailed for sexual activity with Chorley schoolgirl

Crime

Laugh along with pals of Don

Barry Freeman
Drivers have suffered delays due to roadworks on Eastway

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport
Drivers are experiencing delays this morning

Delays on M6 Northbound after accident blocks lane

Transport
Delays are expected after a two-vehicle crash

Lane closed on M6 Northbound after two car-crash

Transport
Stock image

Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

Transport
Photo Neil Cross
Average speed cameras have been installed on London Road, Preston

Average speed cameras put in place in Preston with enforcement to begin in March

Transport

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Crime

Motorway warning - accident approaching M65 junction

Lostock Hall

Biker hurt in crash near Lancaster

Transport

Bucket used to throw paint over car in Heysham

Crime
Scott Cardwell.

Cycle track arrest of most wanted Morecambe man

Crime
Moor Park skate park. Pictured at its grand opening

Vandals cause bus disruption across city

Preston
Hoang Ho, aged 58, was arrested by British Transport Police

Man jailed for smuggling £34k of cannabis on train from Preston

Crime

Man jailed for manslaughter of Morecambe traveller

News

Preston man arrested after collision with van

Crime

Man jailed for sexual activity with Chorley schoolgirl

Crime

Preston fire fighters attend "deliberate" fire

Preston
Deputy manager Claire Shuttleworth and children welcome new apprentice Beth Wilson (centre) and manager Jessica Low (right) to Poppy and Jacks in Fulwood

New management team at former Hillcrest nursery

News
Red Admiral Academy junior band after their winning performance at the Junior Brass Band Entertainment Festival of Great Britain held at Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Red Admiral Band are flying high after big band win

Chorley
Lancaster University.

Lancaster students ‘have paid for fraudulent essays’

News
Holy Cross Catholic High School science teacher Nick Dunn is planning a sky dive for charity

Sir is reaching for the skies to aid families

Education
Crime news

Six men charged with historical offences at former border school

Crime

Students in Euxton learn about ‘British Values’

Education

Green light for two student accommodation developments in Preston

News

Convent school reunion is still as popular as ever

Education

Winckley’s class of ‘75 is set to reunite

News

Transgender writer blasts Brownedge St Mary’s High School after her visit is cancelled at short notice

News
Brabin's, Chipping

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

News
Aspiring author Bethany Speight, 20 from Walton-le-Dale

Twenty-year-old Bethany set to release fourth book in two years

Preston
Drivers have suffered delays due to roadworks on Eastway

Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Transport

Book launch charity boost

Preston

New £4.5m Home Bargains superstore opening in Morecambe

Business
Protesters at the Cuadrilla site

Major road closed for over an hour due to fracking protest

News
Sofia Vinaccia enjoying the slide with members of The Friends of Conway Park, who have finalised plans for the park in a joint project with Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council

Friends step up campaign to transform Preston park

Fulwood
Police removing six locked-together protesters at the Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton

Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest

News

Plans for 275 houses at Grimbaldeston Farm to be discussed

News

Preston mum living in fear after blaze ordeal

Crime

Theresa May hints at Blackpool party conference return

News

Conifer tree in Chorley’s Astley Park could face the chop

Environment
Tina Kimberley and her husband Steven are taking part in the St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk in tribute to her dad, Keith

Tina doubles up her fundraising efforts for hospice

Lostock Hall

‘Mental health should not be a barrier to working’

Health
Marketing manager Z�e Patterson of Chorley Building Society pictured in the centre with Susan Clemson, director of Finance and Technical Services on the right

Hospice to benefit from year-long fundraising drive

News
NHS plan focuses on strokes when they happen not aftercare

The Great NHS Gamble: ‘NHS plan focuses on strokes when they happen not aftercare’

Health
Christine Edmondson has had the wedding ring she lost, returned after almost 6 years.

Lost ring rediscovered after six years in Preston’s Harris

News
Picture by Julian Brown 11/02/17

Local Historians, Richard and Linda Langford, Adam Cree and Tinker the dog who have been working together to connect Chorley's Pubs to its casualties of World War One pictured at their pop up exhibition at Astley Hall Farm House, Astley Park, Chorley,

War tales and real ales

News
Journalist and author Alan Roby at the grave of Mary Weeton at Thomas the Martyr Church, Upholland, Wigan

Long lost diary of life in Georgian Lancashire

Nostalgia
Suffragettes gathering to protest in London

Day a Preston heroine was arrested

Nostalgia
Valentines Day card published in 1907. Image courtesy of  www.postcardcollecting.co.uk

St Valentine's Day through the ages

Nostalgia
Horrid Henry is a popular choice with boys

Last minute World Book Day outfits your kids will love to wear

Offbeat 1
The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay, south Wales

10,000 sign petition to save Doctor Who Experience from closure

Offbeat 2
The brand new Legend of Zelda game is the big launch title

Nintendo Switch: 8 things to know

Offbeat
The research looked at boozing habits over a 25-year period

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

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