Parcelforce hold football match for Baby Beat Appeal

Warehouse workers enjoyed some friendly rivalry during a charity football match, to honour a baby who was stillborn.
Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Latest court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 24, 2017

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


Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Picture by Julian Brown 23/04/17

South Ribble District Scouts Annual St George's Day Parade from St Mary's RC Church, Leyland

Lancashire Scouts celebrate St George’s Day

Members of Scout, Cubs and Beaver groups took part in parades celebrating St George’s Day.

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Christine Montgomery and artist Edwin Williams at The Mill, with the painting he donated to St Catherines Hospice

Paintings raise funds for St Catherine's Hospice

Fund-raisers have found an arty way to support St Catherine’s Hospice.

Dr Oetker, Leyland

Pizza maker admits safety breach after factory accident

A pizza maker has admitted failing to obey safety laws, after a man was hit by a fork lift truck and suffered serious crush injuries at their Leyland site

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Mayor of South Ribble releases the ducks at the start of the Leyland Rotary Club, yellow duck race on the River Lostock, Western Drive, leyland

Leyland set for annual duck race

The Rotary Club of Leyland will hold their annual Duck Race on the River Lostock on Bank Holiday Monday (May 1)

Proposed access to land locked behind Fossdale Moss, Leyland
Image courtesy of Google

New fight over land-locked ‘scrubland’

Neighbours are set for a new fight over a proposed scrubland development behind Fossdale Moss in Moss Side, Leyland.

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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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Kirsty North, Gary North, Angela North, Carol and Ralph Ryder

Charity ball raises plenty of laughs

There were plenty of laughs at a charity ball to raise funds for The Stroke Association.

Scene on the M6 tonight

UPDATE: M6 closed after multi vehicle crash

The M6 was shut northbound at junction 28 following a multi-vehicle accident earlier this evening.

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Garth Prison Ulnes Walton

Lancashire prison is “one of the most unsafe inspectors have been to in recent times”

A Lancashire prison has been rated as “very unsafe” and violent in a damning inspection.

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Back left to right Kath Balshen and Jemma Salkeld.
Front row left to right: Ellie Cartmell, Joanne Loftus, Paula Barton and Bella Cartmell

Leyland mum to do abseil for Manchester Children's Hospital

A woman will abseil down a 240ft building for the hospital which treats her two daughters who have brittle bone disease.
Leyland Morris Men at an event in Astley Park in 2016 to commemorate the First World War

Leyland Morris Men mark
 golden era of merriment

Following TV appearances alongside Dame Judi Dench and on popular soap Hollyoaks, Leyland Morris Men have a lot to boast about.

Seema Kennedy MP

MP’s backing for national litter strategy

South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy has been litter-picking in Leyland, showing her support for the first national Litter Strategy.

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Court round-up

Lancashire court listings - April 17, 2017

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

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry (right) take part in a race at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, as they joined runners taking part in the London Marathon for their mental health campaign Heads Together. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 5, 2017. Around 150 competitors who are running for the umbrella organisation will be joined by the royal trio on the London Marathon Community Track at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London on Sunday for a training session. See PA story ROYAL Heads. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Marathon runners get their heads together

Exercise is good for the mind as well as the body.

The Midge Hall pub in Leyland has been given a revamp after it was bought by the Green Crab Pub company

Excitement as pub reopens after takeover

A well-known country pub has been given a new lease of life, having been taken on by a popular local group.

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Ribby Hall Village's revamped pool

Leyland firm finishes £1.5m refurb of Ribby Hall swim pool

Leyland-based World Leisure has completed a £1.5m overhaul of the swimming pool facilities at Ribby Hall Village holiday park in Wrea Green.

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