Elderly man in hospital with 'life-threatening' injuries after crash

An elderly man has been taken for treatment at Royal Preston Hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a Preston crash, Lancashire Police says.

Takeaway review: Loco's

TAKEAWAY REVIEW: Loco’s, 96 Friargate, Preston

AS someone who likes to eat out and eat in (and just eat in general) I am usually pretty up to speed with the restaurants and takeaways in the area.

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Janet Entwistle, who is being treated for ovarian cancer

“Don’t dismiss pains and bloating - it may be ovarian cancer”

A Lancashire woman battling ovarian cancer is urging other women not to dismiss changes in their body or be embarrassed about going to the doctor with stomach ache.

Janet Entwistle tells AASMA DAY why early detection is key when it comes to ovarian cancer.

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Maria Hodgson, whose husband Brian was killed at the age of 41 by a drink driver.
Then nine years ago, Maria's sister Mavis died while crossing the road in Turkey

“I am glad drink driver killer is dead”

DRINK driving DRINK is still one of the biggest killers on roads despite society being aware it is unacceptable.

AASMA DAY talks to Maria Hodgson who lost her husband in a crash caused by a drink driver who also died in the smash together with his passenger.

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Elderly man hit by car causes road to close

A crash involving an elderly pedestrian and a car is causing a Preston road to be blocked.

Strand Road in Preston has been named as one of the most congested in Lancashire.
Traffic on Strand Road.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Four major road projects to ease city congestion

Four major traffic projects around Preston could help to save the city’s businesses millions of pounds a year.

Father Christmas will be making an appearance at the Heartbeat Xtravaganza

Xtravaganza at Heartbeat

A city heart charity is preparing to celebrate Christmas.

Rachel Obasi

Suspected food poisoning saved this mum's life

When Rachel Obasi was experiencing hair loss and heart palpitations, she thought she was going through the menopause. But when she was rushed to hospital with a severe stomach ache, she was unprepared for the news that she had a rare tumour which had been growing in her body for almost five years. The mum-of-three shares her story.

Guests at Rainbow House's Las Vagas Ball. Photos by Gareth Edwards

Raising the stakes when Rainbow House held a Las Vegas casino ball

When in Vegas... the cash comes flooding in. Staff at Rainbow House were delighted with their Las Vegas Ball at Guild Hall, Preston, which raised £50,000 for its conductive education services.

Once slammed school is improving say inspectors

Once slammed school is improving say inspectors

Government inspectors say Preston’s multi-million pound flagship academy is steadily improving after being plunged into special measures three years ago.

Police are appealing for information.

Man beaten with dog chain and robbed in Preston

Police are appealing for information after a man was beaten with a dog chain and robbed in Preston.

Charlotte Bower, 16, from Chorley got the chance to work on the set of CCBC show Blue Peter.

‘My dream job’ - Teen spends a day working on Blue Peter

A MEDIA student said working behind the scenes on one of her favourites children’s television shows was “one of the best days of my life”.

Cardinal Newman College is closed today

Cardinal Newman College in Preston closed due to potential gas leak

Cardinal Newman College on Larkhill Road in Preston has been closed today due to a potential gas leak.
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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Preston beauty queen looking good for Xmas No 1

PRESTON beauty Elizabeth Grant might be taking on the world in Washington DC, but she also has her sights set on a Christmas Number One.

Fire crews were called to the incident at around 8am this morning.

Emergency services attend house fire in Preston

Two fire engines and crews attended a fire at a home on Skeffington Road in Preston this morning (1 December).
Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

Bus services are being subsidised for another year

£2m set aside for bus routes

County Hall looks set to spend £2m to carry on providing subsidised bus services for another year.

Special Preston couple - George and Jos Hindle - marking their retirement after fostering for 37 years

Amazing Lancashire couple’s fostering record

MEET Lancashire’s super fosterers. Jos and George Hindle have opened their hearts and home to 241 youngsters since they stared fostering in 1979.

Jason Yarwood is wanted by the police

Preston man wanted in connection with robbery at post office

Police are appealing for help to find a man who is wanted in connection with a robbery at a post office in Rishton.
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