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Heart condition ‘nearly killed’ dad-of-four

A manager at Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s heart unit almost died after being diagnosed with a rare heart condition.

Health
Man seriously injured in hit-and-run

Man seriously injured in hit-and-run

A man suffered serious head and pelvis injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Preston, police said.
Crime
Woman 'found dead at Preston bus station'

Woman 'found dead at Preston bus station'

A woman has died following an incident at Preston Bus Station, police have confirmed this evening.

News
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

Transport
Family lost total of £85k to fraudster

Family lost total of £85k to fraudster

A fraudster who cost a family almost £85,000 after he falsely claimed to be a financial advisor has been jailed.

Crime
Photo Ian Robinson
Preston landmarks
Preston Town Hall

Free wi-fi for all visitors at Town Hall

Preston visiters will be fully connected from today, after free wi-fi at the Town Hall was switched on.

Preston
Rachel Osborne serves a perfect pint at the 13th annual beer festival and Pumpking at The Continental, Preston.

Popular beer festival announces new dates

Raise a glass - a popular beer festival is coming back to a Preston pub.

Preston
John Monks from Gent's room barbershop

Preston barbers hoping to be cut above rest

A barbers in the centre of Preston has been nominated for a national award, naming it among the best in the business.

Whats on
Hugh Aitchison- vocals,piano, Marcus Maddock- guitar, Nathan Walker - cajon, indie pop band Driftwood

Driftwood are riding the tide as they aim to hit the big time

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the rising indie pop trio Driftwood already labelled as a band to watch this year.
Preston
HMV in St George's Shopping Centre, Preston

Music chain HMV moves home in Preston

High street music chain HMV has moved to a new home in Preston.

Business
Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

The UK’s most famous impressionist is to come to Preston on Monday making sense, “and nonsense”, of the current political landscape.

Comedy
Photo Neil Cross
Average speed cameras have been installed on London Road, Preston

Average speed cameras put in place in Preston with enforcement to begin in March

Average speed cameras are being installed at eight sites across Lancashire. Here’s what you need to know.

Transport
Work continues at the new roundabout on Eastway, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday February 14, 2017.

City road closures scheduled for weekend

A section of Eastway will be closed this weekend as work continues on a new roundabout.

Preston City Centre
Christine Edmondson has had the wedding ring she lost, returned after almost 6 years.

Lost ring rediscovered after six years in Preston’s Harris

When Christine Edmondson lost her treasured wedding ring, just months after the death of her husband, she was left distraught.

News
Scott Walker, leak detective at United Utilities

Meet the ‘leak detectors’ . . . and their wooden listening stick

A crack team of leak detectives has tracked down and plugged more 18,000 hidden pipe leaks in the North West over the past 12 months - thanks to a device that has been used since the Victorian era.

Your lancashire
Day of Sunshine, Lytham St Annes

Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted - here are the top charity shops in Lancashire

News
Tony Cox is having his first ever half price sale

‘We’ve not gone away’ say Preston’s market traders

Market traders in Preston are urging people to visit their new home, after they moved while major work begins to build the new market hall.

News
Police

Street robbers leave man with head injury

A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked as he walked along a Preston street.

Crime
Rockprest in Moor Park, Preston

Top tribute acts return to rock city

Fifteen thousand music lovers are set to descend on Moor Park this summer for the return of Rockprest.

Preston
Councillors and waste management staff try out some of the handy items on sale at the reuse shop. At the table (L-R) Louise Taylor, corporate director for operations and delivery, CC Jenny Mein, leader of Lancashire County Council, CC Marcus Johnstone, cabinet member for environment, planning, and cultural services.

£699 wedding dress saved from recycling

Visitors to a Preston tip can now bag a bargain as well as dropping off their recycling.

Preston
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