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Dave and Tino’s Longridge shave-off smashes target for two charities

Two Longridge men have shaved off half of the hair on their heads and the alternate sides of their beards in aid of two charities close to their hearts.

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This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

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An aerial view of Red Scar industrial estate, Preston

Crash left biker with back injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that left a biker with broken ribs and back injuries.

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REVIEW The Stags Head Goosnargh, July 2017 after pub has �270,000 refit

Investment pays off for new gastro pub the Stags Head

Monday, my husband declared he was right back on Slimming World.

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Licensed lay reader Delphine Burn

Christmas call for cribs display

The sun is shining outside, but 79-year-old Delphine Burn is already in full Christmas mode.

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Signs Express

Positive signs point firm in the right direction

All the signs point to a bright future for a long-established Lancashire company after a series of major contract wins.

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Licensed lay reader Delphine Burn, who came up with the idea of staging what is believed tobe the north's first Nativity Crib Festival.

A Goosnargh Church is appealing for nativity cribs for what is believed to be a unique event

What is believed to be the north’s first Nativity Crib Festival is coming to a Goosnargh church this December.

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Roman Re-enactment weekend in Ribchester

See how the Romans lived during Ribchester’s re-enactment weekend

Ribchester Roman Festival weekend takes place on July 8 and 9 on the village’s recreation field.

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The Keyfold Farm site plans

Housing bid on Preston farm site rejected

A major housing bid for north Preston has been rejected over concerns it would create an “inappropriate expansion” of a nearby village.

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The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

Not only are amateur dramatic group The Grimsargh Players celebrating their 75th anniversary, but for the first time in the group’s history, they are set to perform two plays written by one of their own members.

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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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Mrs Cath Dewhurst who died in November

Care bill hits family days before funeral

County Hall’s bereavement policy has been condemned as “heartless” for the second time in a fortnight after a daughter was hit with a cash demand three days before her mother’s funeral.

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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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Some of the damage at Ribchester Football Club pavilion.

Ribchester footballers fear for future after vandal attack at club

A break in at the home of amateur football club, Ribchester Rovers has left them fearing for the future after items were stolen and damage caused to the pavilion.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
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Sarah Proos from Grimsargh, who is entering Miss Swimsuit UK

Secretary’s bid to be swimsuit star

Secretary Sarah Jacqueline Proos hopes to make a splash when she enters Miss Swimsuit UK.

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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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The quilt to be raffled by Garstang Quilters.

Beautiful quilts and patchwork on display in Bilsborrow

Beautiful pieces of patchwork and quilting will be exhibited by members of Garstang Patchwork Quilters at Bilsborrow Village Hall from Friday, April 21 through to Sunday, April 23.

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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.

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PC Chris Banks and PCSO David Reid receiving their LANPAC award.
 From l-r -  Jimmy Armfield LANPAC Chairman, PCSO David Reid,  High Sheriff of Lancashire  John Barnett, PC Chris Banks and  Ian Cosh, Lancashire Constabularys Director of Resources.

Rural initiative at Waddecar to combat youth nuisance wins award

Two well known police officers who work the rural area north of Preston have been presented with a special award for their work in primary schools to combat bullying and anti-social behaviour.

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