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Swapping office for the wrestling ring

Politicians and office workers will be swapping their desks for the wrestling ring in a bid to raise cash for charities.

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Photo Neil Cross Preston Market stallholder Pete Burns

Work on third phase of Preston market project to begin this month

Work is set to get under way on a new Market Hall in Preston. Here’s everything you need to know.

News
Lowther Pavilion

Jazz up your Valentine’s Day at the Lowther

If you’re looking for somewhere to take your significant other on Valentine’s Day, look no further than Lowther Pavilion.

Music
St Catherine's Hospice is holding two fundraising events as part of Wiggle North Series.

Gear up for family fitness challenge

An obstacle trail run and a cycle challenge for the whole family are set to get pulses racing for a South Ribble hospice.

Lostock Hall
Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Creative agency Hotfoot Design has completed a rebrand and website for Bentham -based Atkinson Vos, the specialist in Mercedes-Benz manufactured iconic all-terrain vehicles.

Business
The Bay Gateway was the scene of yesterday's fire

Link road closed for two hours after lorry fire

A major new road into Morecambe was closed for two hours yesterday after a lorry caught fire, say fire services.
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Photo Neil Cross
The former HSBC on Garstang Road, Fulwood, is becoming a Costa

New coffee shop in Preston is taking shape

Work is well under way on a new coffee shop due to open in Fulwood, Preston.

Food and Drink
South Ribble Council Civic Centre, Leyland

Suspended taxi officers finally return to work

Two licensing officers suspended as part of the South Ribble taxigate scandal are to return to work- a year on.

South Ribble
Brabin's

Nation's oldest shop could close

A Ribble Valley village faces losing one of its long standing legacies - unless a last minute buyer steps forward.

News
Cuadrilla workers preparing the site at Preston New Road for fracking

Church fracking claim sparks online war

An unholy row has blown up over claims that the Church of England has given its support to fracking.

Business
Rob Richings

Ramin and Rob’s broad appeal

West End and Broadway royalty Ramin Karimloo will bring his unique ‘broadgrass’ fusion to Lowther Pavilion on Saturday.

Music
Lorraine Charlesworth, director of community and income at St Catherines, with Chris Nelson and Shirley Murrell from Barclays Fishergate branch, and hospice fundraiser Emma Jacovelli

Hospice project cashes in thanks to bank staff

Barclay’s staff have shown that St Catherine’s Hospice can really bank on their support, after helping to raise more than £21,000 in the last year, on top of volunteering their time at the charity’s events.

Preston
Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is travelling to Washington for tomorrow’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the USA.

News
The vicar of Lancaster the Rev Chris Newlands.

Hate crime bigot targets Lancaster vicar

A police investigation has been launched after the vicar of Lancaster received “vitriolic” homophobic hate mail through the post.

News
Ambulances queuing outside Royal Preston Hospital. A queue of nine ambulances was spotted on Boxing Day, and paramedics reported a wait of up to 90 minutes to hand over patients

Ambulance service order to improve by inspectors

Lancashire’s ambulance service has been ordered to improve its safety standards after an inspection.

Your lancashire

Tributes paid to former Mayor of Preston

Tributes have been paid to former Mayor of Preston and community leader Bill Tyson.

News
Tyres dumped at Cottam Lane

Hundreds of tyres dumped across Preston

Hundreds of tyres have been dumped at three sites across Preston.

Environment
Smoke & Grill, Walker Street, Preston

New restaurant set to open its doors in Preston

A new restaurant is to open its doors in Preston after a £100,000 investment.

Business
Last years Caribbean Carnival on Prestons Flag Market, after the procession from Moor Park was cancelled

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival back on the road

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is to go back on the road this year, with a parade through the city’s streets.

Whats on
Megan Cross has gone missing from her home

MISSING: Girl, 15, missing from home

A 15-year-old girl with links to Blackpool and Morecambe has gone missing from her home in Chorley, say police.
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