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Road closed in Bamber Bridge after crash outside Brownedge School

Transport
Fulwood Academy GCSE results

GCSE results 2017: Don’t despair over changes to exam marking system

Education

Teenage pregnancies, suicide rates and ‘couch potato’ trends surge in Preston

News
Crews arrived to find aPeugeot 407 "well alight" with the owner of the car nearby.

Car bursts into flames on motorway slip road

Transport

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble

The sky’s the limit for Preston’s trendy city life

Business

Woman left with broken ribs after being rugby-tackled by 6ft 5in robber

Crime
A post mortem revealed that the infant died as a result of a serious head injury.

Nelson pair released on bail during baby murder investigation

Crime

Bishop's fond farewell

Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a robbery at an ATM in Tulketh Brow, Preston

Woman left with broken ribs after being rugby-tackled by 6ft 5in robber

Crime
Katrina Bannister.

Appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Lancaster

Crime
The man walked out of Royal Preston Hospital

UPDATE: Police search for missing man

Crime
Police were called to reports that a man had indecently exposed himself.

Investigation after man 'exposes himself' in Preston

Crime
Police have arrested a man following the incident

Suspected burglar arrested in Lostock Hall

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News

‘Death trap’ hotel landlord sentenced

Crime

Police offer support to child marriage victims

Crime

Baby memorial stolen from Lancashire house

Crime

Help with youth offender work

Crime
Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident PIC Lancs Police

Road closed in Bamber Bridge after crash outside Brownedge School

Transport
Mariam Aboelezz fears she could pay up to �5,000 on train fares.

Lancaster mum’s rail fare hike fear

News
Crews arrived to find aPeugeot 407 "well alight" with the owner of the car nearby.

Car bursts into flames on motorway slip road

Transport

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

Transport
Mariam Aboelezz fears she could pay up to �5,000 on train fares.

Lancaster mum’s rail fare hike fear

News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
An artists impression of how the finished  Guild House will look. Far left, an artists plans for Winckley House.

The sky’s the limit for Preston’s trendy city life

Business
Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News

Preston Guild Hall bar wins fight for 6am boxing match licence

Crime

Bolton-le-Sands hair tycoon has football boot dream

News

Vibes are good as Lancashire-firm opens London office

Business

Blaze Lounge set to return to Preston’s Flag Market this weekend

Music
Jeremy Corbyn at the Eric Morecambe statue during his visit to Morecambe. Photo by Alan Gregson.

Jeremy Corbyn and Morecambe MP showdown on cards

News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

Concerns build over housing plans

Politics

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

News

Lancaster University brings back award-winning course

News
Here's how you can support your child today

Four ways in which you can support your child after GCSE results day

Education
Fulwood Academy GCSE results

GCSE results 2017: Don’t despair over changes to exam marking system

Education
Nearly a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
Faye Bretherton

Would-be writer Faye is A grade pupil

Education

Teenage pregnancies, suicide rates and ‘couch potato’ trends surge in Preston

News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses staff at the Royal Preston Hospital during his  fact finding visit.

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

South Ribble
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
How Bank Hall used to look

Decaying Jacobean mansion Bank Hall in Bretherton to undergo full restoration thanks to grant

News

Firefighters sorry for feasting on pigs saved in barn blaze

Offbeat
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
British diners prefer being served food on plates despite a trend for more unusual serving platters

You can't square the circle - British diners prefer round plates

Offbeat
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
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Greek sunshine and ‘free’ booze

Opinion
Pubs are no place for small children

Column: Last orders for children in the bar

Opinion
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Farewell to King of Saturday TV

Opinion

Is Labour still a ‘broad church’?

Opinion