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Lancashire detective appears at misconduct hearing

A Lancashire detective accused of gross misconduct has claimed fears he might lose his job in a restructure led him to delay admitting he had relocated a camera, missing from a police evidence store, in his office cupboard.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Sarah Gardner at a recent Pretty Muddy event for Race fpr Life

RPH nurse hoping to become Miss Preston

A Preston nurse will fall 11,000 feet as part of a major fund-raising drive.
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Coun Jennifer Mein at the new look Preston bus station car park

Bigger spaces and new lighting at Preston bus station car park

Car parking at Preston Bus Station have been given a new look, as part of the major redevelopment of the site.

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Full steam ahead to Preston for 90-year-old train

Full steam ahead to Preston for 90-year-old train

Preston train station had an elderly visitor this morning when the 90-year-old Scots Guardsman steamed in.

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Firefighters attempted to resuscitate the boxer-type dog at the scene of the fire on Blackpool Road in Lanes End

Dog killed in Preston house blaze

A dog has been killed in a blaze involving a fridge freezer at a Preston home, say fire services.
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Sea Life Blackpool have a Snail and the Whale special event on until March 26. Great for the kids.

10 things to do this weekend (March 25 and 26)

There's a great variety of things to try this weekend. Why not do one of these?
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Jitendra Panchal, who runs Jits Plaice

Preston Coeliac UK organises food fair

A Preston fish and chip restaurant proprietor will be serving his gluten free range to coeliacs at a Lancashire food fair.

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The three-year probe led to the prosecution of six men and two complicated trials at Liverpool Crown Court.

Preston Lawyers face jail for fraud

Four Preston legal workers are facing jail over a conspiracy to rip off insurance firms.
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Police have said that all the victims were aged 10 at the time.

Former deputy head teacher from Preston charged with historic sex offences

A former deputy head teacher has been charged with a string of sexual offences against children, say police.
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The Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston

Pledge over future of council’s museum collections

The future of Lancashire’s treasured museum collections is safe despite uncertainty around the service, County Hall bosses have said.

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Andrew Sissons who is doing the marathon in Paris for ward 24 at Royal Preston Hospital

Paris Marathon fund-raiser for Preston Hospital's ward 24

Andrew Sissons is gearing up for the Paris Marathon to support Royal Preston Hospital in memory of his mother-in-law.
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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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An entry slip road is closed on the M6 southbound after soil spilled onto the road.

Entry slip road was closed on southbound M6 after reports of debris in the road

An entry slip road was closed on the M6 southbound after soil spilled onto the road.
Transport
Prince Charles visits Dewlay Cheesemakers in Garstang

Crowning glory for Garstang cheese makers

Getting a prince to say cheese is easy - just tour him round a third generation traditional Lancashire cheesemakers.

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Drinks raid leaves shop cashier shaken

A shop assistant was left shaken after three men attacked the corner newsagent’s where he was working alone at night.

Crime
Shannon Murphy with family friends Alan Hayes, Callum Hayes, PNE player Ben Pearson, her dad Mark Murphy, and brother Leon Murphy as part of her Junior Miss Preston fund-raising

Teenager to take on the Guild Wheel

A teenager is preparing to cycle the Guild Wheel as part of her bid to become Junior Miss Preston.

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Mark Cowin taking part in the IRONMAN triathlon. Photo by (c)Finisherpix.com

Director for Sign Build takes on challenge for Cash for Kids

A Preston businessman has conquered one of the most challenging and physically demanding single-day sporting events in the world.

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Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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Samuel Davis  officially opened the Baby Beat's Little Ted's Room, with his parents Spencer and contractors from AMEON Ltd, D&G Builders, FWP and Red Accoustics in 2015

Little Ted's Room appeal fund-raising is gathering pace

A major fund-raising drive to soundproof all rooms in the delivery suite at Royal Preston Hospital has broken past the half way barrier.
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