CCTV APPEAL: Man armed with knife robs Fulwood shop

This is the man police want to trace following a robbery at a Fulwood convenience store.
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A Sainsbury's Local is set to open at the end of May in Ingol, Preston.

Date set for new Sainbury’s in Preston

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Berry Lane, Longridge

Unruly youths pelt emergency services with eggs in Longridge

Youths pelted emergency service vehicles with eggs as members fought to gain entry to a Longridge home to check on a person’s safety.

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Bashall Eaves pub hosts its first Easter festival

The Red Pump Inn at Bashall Eaves is celebrating Easter with its first family friendly three-day festival.

Witness appeal after hit and run

Witness appeal after hit and run

Police have issued an appeal to trace a pedestrian who witnessed a hit and run collision which left a cyclist with a broken arm

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Guild Wheel cyclist robbed of his bike

Guild Wheel cyclist robbed of his bike

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was attacked and robbed of his bike while out cycling on Preston’s Guild Wheel.

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Mitchie, 3, pictured with his four-year-old sister Zoe.

Mitchie’s appeal touches heart of the Longridge community

‘Miles for Mitchie’ - the cancer campaign set up when a three-year-old Longridge boy was diagnosed with a brain tumour - has nearly reached £6,000.

Army chefs hosting a tented Bake Off style event, at Fulwood Barracks

An army of cooks have a Bake Off

Army chefs who hosted a tented Bake Off style event for catering students in Lancashire have donated the meals to a homeless charity.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 3, 2017

Here are the latest cases from Preston's courts.
Paul Atkinson

Shock at death of hugely popular ex-ice cream man in India

Family and friends of a popular city man have been left stunned by his sudden death while travelling in India.

Last winner of The Longridge X Factor, Pete Bennett

The Longridge X Factor is back, with acts old and new - sign up now

After a long awaited return, ‘The Longridge X Factor’ is back and will be raising funds for cancer research through ‘Miles for Mitchie’.

Parishioners from Our Lady and St Edwards took part in a special lunch in aid of CAFOD's Lent appeal

Fulwood church hosts fundraising lunch for Lent appeal

Parishioners from Our Lady’s and St Edwards Church in Preston have raised more than £500 to help some of the poorest communities around the world as part of a Lent campaign.

Marilyn Taylor nursing two black eyes and a gashed nose after the collision

‘Cyclist did this and he didn’t apologise’

Pedestrian Marilyn Taylor has warned walkers to watch out for cyclists in shared space schemes after being flattened by a mystery man on a bike.

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Iain with mum Jean at his passing out ceremony in 1986

Preston mum tells of son’s death at hands of IRA 30 years ago - only weeks after Zebrugge near death experience

When fate led to Jean O’Connor’s son Iain narrowly missing being one of the victims of the Zebrugge ferry disaster, she was gripped with an overwhelming sense of relief. But only weeks later, Iain, 23, was killed by two IRA blast bombs when he went on duty to Northern Ireland in March 1987. Jean tells Aasma Day how 30 years on, her pain at losing her son is still as raw.

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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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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Bid to stop Fulwood library sale fails

An eleventh hour bid to stop the sale of the former Fulwood library has failed.

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Photo Neil Cross
Fulwood Barracks, Preston

Barracks to close - but museum is saved

Hopes of saving Fulwood Barracks from a drastic cull of military bases in the UK appear to have been dashed - but its museum will be spared.

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The Jeanne Jugan Residence run by the Little Sisters of the Poor

Buyer found for Little Sisters’ home

A mystery buyer has been found for the Jeanne Jugan Residence in Fulwood .

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Council must review sale of Fulwood library

Just days after approving the sale of the former Fulwood library the county council’s deputy leader has been stopped in his tracks.

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Cast members of the Rabbits of Sandleford Warren at Ribfest 2016.

Ribchester set to stage a return of popular music and drama festival

RibFest is back for 2017! - The team organising last year’s successful event says it is delighted to inform ‘friends, supporters, sponsors and all local culture vultures’ that the dates for this year are July 17-23.

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