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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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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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Rachel Booth, 27, from Moor Nook

Lawyer’s warning after dinner lady suspended over controversial march

“What happens in Vegas no longer stays in Vegas...” That’s the message from a Preston-born employment lawyer after a dinner lady was suspended for being spotted on social media at a controversial march in Manchester.

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Teen musician Connor Banks

Connor’s nod to pop star Ed raises funds

A Preston teen’s homage to pop superstar Ed Sheeran has raised vital funds for a Lancashire boy fighting a cancer battle.

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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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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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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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Kieran Miller

Football match for Cystic Fibrosis Trust to honour Ribbleton FC coach Kieran Miller

Living with cystic fibrosis was once described by sufferer Kieran Miller as ‘like playing five-a-side football for seven hours.’ Sadly he lost his battle with the illness earlier this year. As his family plan a 24-hour football match in his honour, they tell NATALIE WALKER about their tributes to a man who touched the hearts of so many.
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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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St Teresa's RC Church in Fishwick

Demolition plan for Preston church due to be confirmed

The demolition of a disused Preston church to make way for a care home is set to receive planning approval this week.

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Grange Park's play area will be restored

Council backs Preston park refurbishment plan

A £100k makeover of a Preston park’s play area has been given the green light but triggered a debate about cuts to the town hall’s budget.
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The park and ride provision is set to be moved elsewhere on the Preston Grasshoppers site

Care home bid for Preston rugby club site

Plans have been submitted to build a 74-bed care home at a Preston rugby club site.

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James Olsen (left) from the Jamie Carragher Football Academy with Yousef Vali (right) from VOI Jeans and Rhodi who have come up with the plans for the Football Academy.

What happened to Liverpool FC legend’s plans to open a football academy in Preston?

What was happening?

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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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An artist's impression of the training ground's main building

PNE petition to be presented before council meeting

A petition protesting against the rejection of Preston North End’s training ground plans will be presented before this week's full council meeting.
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