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PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
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Police at the murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Preston man guilty of wife's murder

A husband who bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in their Preston home has been handed a life sentence.

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The attack took place on Blackpool Road. Image courtesy of Google

Appeal for witnesses after 'road rage' assault in Preston

Motorists who could hold vital information relating to a violent assault are being sought by Preston police officers.
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An artist's impression of part of the training ground

Re-submitted PNE bid earmarked for approval

Council officers have said they are “minded to approve” Preston North End’s re-submitted training ground masterplan.
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An artist's impression of the UCLan Adelphi square development

Planners urged to heed advice on Preston's Adelphi scheme

Preston charities have urged planners to remember the needs of the blind and visually impaired community ahead of a major scheme.

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A huge crack is seen in the harbour after an earthquake in Kos

PNE star's family feel impact of Greek earthquake

A Preston North End star has spoken of his relief that his family is safe after feeling the effects of a deadly earthquake.
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Students from Sir Tom Finney Community High Issac Eley, Katie Wilson, Ronan Barker, Shane Stone at the brook in Grange Park, Ribbleton

Chemicals dumped in Preston school's eco-stream

Green-fingered Preston youngsters have spoken of their dismay after pollution wrecked their environment project.

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Top of the Tanks at Tatton Flower Show

Veterans joined forces with schoolchildren for a groundforce operation to create a blooming display at this year’s RHS Tatton Flower Show.

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Tickets for the meeting sold out in just over an hour

PNE planning meeting tickets 'sold out'

Tickets for the hotly anticipated planning meeting for Preston North End's re-submitted training ground bid have sold out in under 90 minutes.
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Ben Ashworth

Guild Wheel honour a lasting tribute for Preston's Ben Ashworth

The wheels are in motion for one of Preston’s landmarks to be named after inspirational charity campaigner Ben Ashworth.
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pepperoni pizza from the stone bake oven at the Saddle Inn, Lea

Saddle Inn adds a touch of Naples to the menu

On one of those rare fine summer days my husband and I decided it would be a good enough excuse to lunch out.

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PNE's training ground facility could look like this

PNE meeting to be ticket-only event at Guild Hall

The meeting to determine Preston North End's controversial training ground bid will be held at one of the city's largest venues.
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County councillor Geoff Driver

Council leader 'bans' chief executive and senior staff

The leader of Lancashire County Council has 'banned' senior authority staff from attending briefing meetings with him.
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A brisk walk is included as exercise

Preston lagging behind on exercise rates

Fewer adults in Preston are taking part in recommended levels of exercise compared to other areas, new figures suggest.

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Martin Heald

Preston star Martin features in new campaign

A Preston sports star who is no stranger to fronting promotional campaigns is due to feature in a new series of adverts for a multi-national firm.
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The aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Fun day in Lea for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Families are invited to a fun day to raise funds for the victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

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David Dinsdale has been jailed for 23 months

Preston sex offender jailed

A Preston man who breached his Sexual Harm Prevention Order has been jailed for almost two years.

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Fire safety checks at high rises have been ongoing in recent weeks

No failed cladding tests across Lancashire

Safety checks of the cladding on Lancashire’s high rise buildings are almost complete with no failed tests recorded, the fire service has said.

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An impression of what PNE's new training facility would look like

Venue change considered due to PNE bid

The intense focus on Preston North End’s controversial training ground bid could see next month’s planning meeting moved to the city’s largest venue.

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Nine complaints were considered by the monitoring officer

Councillor ignores request to apologise over conduct complaint

On two occasions a Preston councillor refused to apologise over code of conduct allegations, according to a town hall report.

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