Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Healthcare crisis

Councillors’ plea to health bosses to ‘tell it like it is’

Councillors have issued a crisis plea to health bosses – please write in plainer English.

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Sports partnership aims to break down barriers

Leyland-based Lancashire Sport Partnership (LSP) is a strategic organisation which works with partners to encourage people to be more active, for the benefit of individuals and the wider community, linking with national governing bodies, local authorities, colleges and schools, as well as directly with coaches, clubs and volunteers.

John Molyneux was sentenced to four months

Man jailed for South Ribble thefts

A man has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to seven counts of theft, say police.
Paul Hesmondhalgh

WANTED: Manhunt launched for Leyland man

Police have launched a manhunt for a Leyland man after he failed to appear in court on charges of using threatening and abusive behaviour, say police.
Holocaust memorial

Guardian recommends things to do this week

Here is a list of what to look out for this week
Fire crews called to crash in Leyland

Fire crews called to crash in Leyland

A car crash in Leyland left one driver trapped inside their vehicle.

Alice takes reins for awards bid

Alice takes reins for awards bid

Leyland horse care expert Alice Middleton has been named as one of the UK’s star employees in the equine industry – and could be crowned later this month with the national title.

Heather Parkinson, 33, from Leyland, has been battling cancer for 15-years.  This time last year she was having chemotherapy and preparing for a transplant from her mum and is now preparing to get married to fiance Patrick Goulden, left.

Wedding bells for Heather after 15 year cancer battle

A woman who has spent the last 15 years fighting cancer says she is “cautiously optimistic” for the future after a stem cell transplant – and a marriage proposal.

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Motivated Fitness, Tarleton

Lancashire recommends.... top independent gyms

As January appears to be the month where gyms experience the highest amount of new joiners, we take a look at the most popular independent gyms in the area.

All aboard: Passengers, including councillor Matthew Tomlinson, on the new Avabus

Preston taxi company is running 90-day trial of circular route around Leyland

A PRESTON cab company has stepped into the breach to help a community that has lost its bus service.

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Josh Murray  has been banned fromChurchill Way Retail Park

Preston man banned from retail park

A man from Fulwood has been banned from Churchill Way Retail Park after threatening staff with violence, say police.

IDEAS: An aerial shot of West Paddock in Leyland, where South Ribble Councils Civic Centre is based

Ten-year Leyland masterplan to go before council bosses

A masterplan is being drawn up to create a community and health ‘hub’ in Leyland.

A 16-year-old rugby player Tom Carus from Leyland could have died after a freak accident on the pitch - but for a trauma doctor who saved his life.

Teenager to says ‘thanks’ to Wenger for sickbed message

A TEENAGER saved from death on the sports field was hoping to say a personal thank you to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger today for playing a part in his miracle recovery.

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Running machine at the gym

Where are the best gyms in Lancashire?

As January appears to be the month where gyms experience the highest amount of new joiners, we take a look at the most popular gyms in the area.

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Swan Spectacular

Top things to do at the weekend (January 14 and 15)

Here is our guide of what things are happening this weekend.

MP Ben Wallace

Government minister visits Lancashire following complaints about county council’s library closures

Government Minister Rob Wilson will visit Lancashire on Tuesday (Jan 10) to investigate the county council’s decision to close 28 libraries.

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FMX rider Nez Parker, from Leyland.

High-flying Nez gears up for ride of his life

A high-flying stuntman is gearing up for one of the most exhilarating tours of his life.

Lancashire County Council leader County Coun Jennifer Mein

Boost for more starter homes for Lancashire’s first time buyers

Six Lancashire councils are to help spearhead a Government backed new homes initiative which aims to get first time buyers, aged 23 -40, on the property ladder.

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Leyland Lions Junior Squash and Racketball Club raised  165 for the Heartbeat charity

Sporty youngsters show heart for charity

Leyland Lions Junior Squash and Racketball Club have raised another £165 for the Heartbeat charity.

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