Leyland bicep biter admits attacking relative

A woman who hit the headlines when she brutally bit a man’s bicep has been back before the courts.

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Sleepy chef’s lucky escape from kitchen fire

A sleeping chef had a lucky escape after neighbours alerted fire crews to his wailing smoke alarm.

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PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition

Tesco plans edge closer in Penwortham

PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition.

DARKNESS: The blackened underpass which parents and children use on the school run

Leyland ‘subway from hell’ puts angry parents in dark

Parents with young children say they are having to brave the “subway from hell” to reach their local primary school.

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Aerial view of Royal Preston Hospital

IT issues fixed at Royal Preston Hospital but appointments still subject to delays

Appointments at Royal Preston Hospital will be delayed todayafter a technical glitch with the computer system led to appointments being cancelled yesterday.

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Service to mark 30 years of St. Catherines Hospice
Pam Briggs and Janet Wilson

Coroner demands answers from hospital following tragic death

THE family of a Leyland woman whose death sparked an investigation into care at a Lancashire hospital today said: “This can’t all be for nothing.”

Croston Velo is one of the many cycling clubs that regularly visits Twin Lakes Velo Cafe

Bikes, dogs and even horses are welcome at Twin Lakes Cafe Velo

Croston is a popular cycling spot, with its rural roads.

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The Red Rosettes at a Convention

The future is looking red and rosy for this all-female singing troupe

Say the words ‘barbershop singing’ and chances are you’ll think of four men warbling in striped shirts and straw hats... but The Red Rosettes of Preston are helping to blow those preconceptions away.

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Festive parking boost for shoppers

Shoppers in South Ribble are to be given the gift of free parking in the run up to Christmas.

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The sponsored walk in Worden Park

Fund-raising success for guide dog puppy Worden

The Leyland community has achieved its goal of raising £5,000 to name a guide dog puppy after its beloved park - all within a few months.

Left to right: Cllr. Mal Donoghue (interviewee), Ruth Bradshaw (whats on presenter), Martin Deacon and Brenda Crossley (Breakfast hosts), Deborah Noblett (Breakfast host and field interviews/reports), Phil Weaver (supporter - Knickerbrook Cars), Keith Bradshaw (Breakfast host and supporter/Commuity Actionsponsor -, Leyland Leader), Brian Ashman (co-founder and station manager).

Radio appeal for volunteers

Starting in summer 2015 on a temporary FM licence to support the town’s annual Festival, and followed up with ad hoc online broadcasts covering other key local events, non-profit grassroots radio station Leyland Festival Radio now continues with regular live online Breakfast shows while preparing a case to be the full-time community radio station for Leyland.

There is sadness in this bear's eyes

Can you help reunite 'Plungington Bear' with his owner?

Forget Paddington. We have a bear in even greater need of a helping hand.

Maggie Rafalowicz, associate director at Campbell Tickell sponsored the Young Achiever award and presented it to Claire alongside guest speaker Lorraine Pascale

Housing group makes great Progress in awards

A Lancashire resident has been honoured with a prestigious gong designed for women.

Lilac Tree, Walton-le-Dale

Lancashire recommends.... gift shops

Here is a list of top gift shops across Lancashire, as voted by readers and editorial staff
A Leyland in Tune concert at Midge Hall Methodist Church, Longmeanygate

Welcome to the sweet sounds of 
a tuneful and charitable group

A melodic group which was inspired by a one-off charity concert is proving a sweet sounding success, with another fund-raiser this month.

Emily Potts outside her newly opened lingerie shop, Bella Unique, Hough Lane, Leyland

Emily intends to bring sexy back with her classy and unique store

Balancing a university course and a new business is not easy, but Emily Potts is making a success of it – all before the age of 21.

Daz Ellis

Dance for Daz

People are invited to dance the night away to help a martial arts champ who has motor neurone disease get vital treatment in Russia.

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Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday November 22 2016

Here is a summary of cases listed at Chorley Magistrates' Court.

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PLANS: Tim Farlam, of Ikea, at the public consultation event in Leyland

‘Right site for Ikea’ in heart of Lancashire

An Ikea boss said today the furniture giant had been searching for the right site in Lancashire for some years.

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