PHONE BOX CULL: Kiosks in South Ribble under threat of closure

BT has earmarked 19 phone boxes in South Ribble for removal

PHONE BOX CULL: Kiosks in Chorley under threat of closure

PHONE BOX CULL: Kiosks in Chorley under threat of closure

BT has earmarked 30 phone boxes in Chorley for removal

Crumbling walls in Worden Park

‘Unstable’ park walls will be reconstructed

Crumbling walls in one of Lancashire’s most popular parks are set for a full-scale renovation.

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MISSION: Chris Knight with his sister Jessica who was attacked by a knifeman

Brother of stab victim to run for Chorley’s A&E

THE brother of a schoolgirl who was stabbed 23 times in a frenzied attack eight years ago is running the New York Marathon for the hospital that saved his sister’s life.

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North West Air Ambulance in action

Man dies after motorway collision

A man has died after being involved in a collision on the M6 near Preston.

The Cuerden Strategic Site between the A582 Lostock Lane near St Catherines Hospice, the A5083 Stanifield Lane, and the A49 Wigan Road

Cuerden jobs site moves step nearer

Plans for a 65-hectare lesiure and retail park between Leyland and Lostock Hall have moved a step forward.

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Michael and Natalie Hale

YOUR WEDDING: Michael Hale and Natalie Thompson

Couple enjoyed the perfect day – once the bride finally turned up!

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Sessions House

Prison worker denies collecting inmate's semen in affair allegation

A prison officer collected a convict’s sperm in a syringe while having an affair with him behind bars, a court heard.

Chef Steve Prescott

These sisters don’t mess around as they open The Folly Coffee House

Catering runs in the blood of the Mallinson/Prescott family.

DIAGNOSIS: Daz Ellis has motor neurone disease Picture by Donna Clifford

Karate champ with terminal illness needs £60,000 for treatment abroad

When super-fit karate champion Daz Ellis thought he was suffering from a trapped nerve, little did he know that weeks later he’d be diagnosed with a terminal disease.

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Keith Edwards of TES

Firm completes top City project

A Leyland-based provider of secure wireless communications systems has announced the completion of a huge project at 5 Broadgate, the major new “ground-scraper” in the City of London.

PC Julian Berry

UPDATE: ‘Swinging Lancashire policeman helped wife sell soiled underwear online’, hearing told

A Lancashire police officer sent sexually explicit messages and images to a colleague, a disciplinary hearing has today been told.

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Entrance to Worden Park, Leyland

1,100 trees will be planted to form new park woodland

A new woodland will soon be planted in Leyland’s award-winning park Worden Park.

Lancashire court listings - October 03, 2016

Lancashire court listings - October 03, 2016

Here are this week’s listings of who has been in court and what for.

Caught: Lee Ashton

Burglar who led police on dangerous car chase jailed

A notorious burglar was reduced to tears in a court dock as he faced a jail term for stealing a £27,000 Audi which ended up in a dangerous police pursuit.

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Nigel Haworth at Northcote, which has been named restaurant of the year

Two Lancashire restaurants toast success at prestigious AA food awards

Two Lancashire restaurants have been given the AA seal of gastronomic approval after scooping top awards.

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Networking pays off for trio of companies

Networking pays off for trio of companies

Three marketing agencies who met through a local networking group are set to collaborate on a new website for the UK’s largest children’s charity.


Alton Towers owner fined £5m

Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions has been fined £5m over the rollercoaster crash which caused a Leyland teenager to lose a leg.

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Annabel Pike (far right) with girl band Girl Next Door auditioning on the X Factor.

‘This is just the beginning’ says teen after X Factor exit

THE dream of becoming a successful pop group hasn’t fizzled out with X Factor rejection says a Leyland teen.

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