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Reading the newspaper can be thought of as a luxury by those who are blind or partially sighted.

Officers in South Ribble are now warning residents in Lancashire to make sure that they do not fall victim to the PPI scam.

SCAM ALERT: Police issue warning after Leyland resident targeted in PPI con

A Leyland resident has been targeted by scammers claiming to be offering PPI compensation, say police.
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RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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Drivers reported delays in the area

Delays after two-vehicle smash on southbound M6

All lanes have re-opened following a two-vehicle smash on the southbound M6, say police.
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George Formby and Pat Howson

Actor wanted to play George Formby in upcoming film

A Lancashire author is on the hunt for a George Formby impersonator to play the iconic musician in a big screen production.

Euxton Library is one of the community assets which could be protected by the increase in parish precept

Parish council hikes its tax precept by over 44 per cent

Residents living within the boundaries of Euxton parish will see an increase their council tax for the first time in seven years.

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Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, March 20, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

OAP’s walking frame in flames

OAP’s walking frame in flames

Firefighters were called to help out an elderly woman whose walking frame was ablaze.


Truck dream motors towards reality

The replica lorries that will form Leyland’s Truck Trail have been finished and are weeks away from going on display.

Lancashire trio jailed for £10k village shop raid

Lancashire trio jailed for £10k village shop raid

Three men have been jailed over a shocking £10,000 armed robbery on a village shop and post office.

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Scouts in Leyland learn useful skills

A popular scout group in Leyland is on the hunt for more volunteer leaders.

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Comedy evening to burst into Leyland

A new comedy night is bounding onto the entertainment scene in Leyland after selling out on its first night.


VIDEO: Watch the moment a robber holds up a shop worker in Leyland with a makeshift weapon

A burglar believed to be carrying an imitation firearm held up a staff member at a shop in Leyland before stealing cash from the till.

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An entry ramp has been closed on the M6 southbound after a lorry shed its load.

Entry lane onto M6 closed after lorry sheds its load

An entry lane was closed on the M6 southbound after a lorry shed its load.
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Visit Tractor Teds to help celebrate their 1st Anniversary on Sunday, March 19

10 things to do this weekend (March 18 and 19)

Stuck for something to do this weekend?
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Action from Leyland Under-7s

Defeat for Leyland youngsters

Leyland Warriors‘ Under-7s team welcomed Wigan St Jude’s to Moss Side for their first game of the season but slipped to a 12-6 defeat.

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Police launched an appeal after Vikki Adamson went missing from home.

Woman missing from Leyland is found

A woman who went missing from Leyland has been found, say police.

Voters in Lancashire have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe

Brexit: Three-quarters now want to remain

Voters have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe, according to a Lancashire poll conducted by the Post.

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The victim reported that a man in a hi visability jacket demanded money and threatened him with a "make-shift" weapon.

Manhunt launched after early morning robbery at Leyland newsagents

A manhunt is underway after a newsagent was threatened with a 'makeshift weapon' during an early morning robbery in Leyland, say police.
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