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Youl goes back to his roots and starts Congo fan club

Youl Mawene admits he is still “on a high” after returning from his first pilgrimage to Africa in search of his roots.

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Five-year-old twins Arthur and Alfie Lowe who attend Acorns Primary School in Moor Park, Preston.

Mum of twin boys with down syndrome slams vandals damaging Preston school roof causing it to flood

The mother of two boys with down syndrome says their school life is being ruined by vandals causing classrooms to flood.

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Acorns Primary School have been suffering from vandals attacking the school over recent months.  Pictured is headteacher Gail Beaton.

Vandals damaging roof could force Deepdale school to close

A headteacher says she can’t add any extra security after vandals climbed on the school’s roof seeing classrooms flooded and leaving children with learning difficulties distressed.

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Heartbeat CEO Jill Rogerson with Gerry Hudson, Maurice Cheney, Michelle Hunt, Caroline Dransfield, Jimmy Fisher and Dave Prescott

Preston’s Heartbeat charity chief Jill has found a job that was meant to be

Some things are meant to be in life.

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Preston City Council

Preston Council hits saving targets

Council bosses in Preston have staved off dipping into reserve funds due to an “improved budget position”, according to a finance report.

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An artist's impression of part of the training ground facility

PNE training ground bid fails to clear planning hurdle

Preston North End's ambitious bid to build a new training ground has been thrown into doubt after a planning knock-back.
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Preston town hall

Preston Council claws back cash from benefit cheats

A zero-tolerance approach to benefit fraud has seen £140,000 recovered from residents in Preston.
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The planning bid will be decided on Thursday, June 15

PNE training ground bid decision day

The fate of Preston North End’s ambitious plans to build a state-of-the-art training base is set to be decided.

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Karen Hain, from Fulwood, at a previous Race for Life event

An emotional time for all at Race for Life events

A Preston woman makes an emotional tribute to her mum every year by taking part in the Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Preston.

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Sainsbury's on Flintoff Way, Deepdale

Argos Digital to open in Preston Sainsbury’s

Work is underway at a Preston Sainsbury’s ahead of an Argos Digital opening next month.

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Step Out for Stroke walk

Step Out for Stroke walk in Preston

The Stroke Association is hosting a Step out for Stroke walk in Preston later this month.

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The healthcare team from  Finney House care home in Preston

Pictured left to right are Graeme Duncan operations director, Bryan Walker project director, Lisa Ollerenshaw sales ledger assistant, Carol Nelson personal assistant to managing director, Pat Walsh interior stylist, Jeanne Davies managing director and Jen Stutter activities coordinator

Top industry award for Finney House

The team behind Preston’s Finney House care home are celebrating after scooping a top industry award
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Clare Flanagan with her daughter Mia, of Eccleston

Mother and daughter strengthen their bond

A Lancashire mum who lost her dad to cancer will join her young daughter as they pay tribute to him through Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

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Heartbeat Ladies Day at The Villa, Wrea Green. L-R Janet Crenin, Cheryl Preston, Sandra Nicholson, Chris Ainsworth ad Jen McCuskey.

Fund-raisers strike pose for ladies day

Glamorous fashionistas donned their fabulous frocks and hats and fascinators for a fundraising extravaganza close to the heart.

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Ribchester May Market

Ribchester’s spring bank holiday May Market set to be ‘bigger and better’

Organiser of Ribchester’s annual spring bank holiday Monday May Market promised this year’s event would be “bigger and better” and it promises to be just that.

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The 2016 Caribbean Carnival on Preston Flag Market

Carnival route cut short due to costs

Preston’s much-loved Caribbean Carnival will hit the road again next month after last year’s static event on the Flag Market.

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Wilbraham Warriors who are taking part in Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research UK

Lyndsey and her warriors to take on muddy race

Lyndsey Newsham is so dedicated to raising funds for cancer research she held a charity fun day two days before she had a life-saving operation.

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Cameras will target park graffiti vandals

Cameras will target park graffiti vandals

Graffiti vandals in an historic Preston park risk being caught on camera in a council crackdown.

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Angel, a young cat from Deepdale, who was the victim of a suspected poisoning.

Cat poisoning: warning for owners

Cat owners are being warned to look out for symptoms of poisoning after a rise in the number of suspected cases.

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Police appeal after two men found injured

Police appeal after two men found injured

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an alleged double assault in Preston.

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