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Ribbleton

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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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.

Health
Picture by Julian Brown 03/05/17

Pictured left, GLL Regional Director, Andy King,  Preston City Council's Neil Fairhurst and Partnership Manager for Preston, Jimmy Khan

Handover of Preston leisure services, the official handover of Fulwood and Westview Leisure Centres from the council to GLL

West View Lesiure Centre to offer refunds after ‘chaos’ saw customers pay nearly double for classes

A leisure centre is offering refunds after users described this weekend’s classes as “chaos”.

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Fire crews were called to the Old England

Fire crews search abandoned pub after blaze alert

Fire crews searched an abandoned pub after smoke was spotted pouring from the premises.

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There was an unsuccessful getaway for this driver (Pic: Lancashire Road Police)

Car crashes into ditch during police chase

A motorist fled from police when officers tried to pull him over earlier this morning.
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A �500 harwood bench has been stolen from Vine House in Preston

Bench taken from cancer support charity

An appeal for help has gone out after cold-hearted thieves struck at a Preston cancer charity.

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Lizzy Grant takes a selfie with other Miss World contestants in the US

‘Pageants are not racist’ says Lizzy

Reigning Miss England Lizzy Grant has hit back at claims that beauty pageants are sexist and racist.

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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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Photo Neil Cross
Greenlands New Labour Club

Popular social club to reopen ‘for the community’

A social club is back by popular demand and set for a grand reopening later this month.

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Kieran Miller

‘Inspirational’ football coach dies aged 28

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of a courageous young football coach.

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Crews from Meltham and Slaithwaite were on hand to deal with a bedroom fire.

Crews tackle suspected arson at park

Firefighters were called to a Ribbleton park last night after reports of a suspected arson attack.

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Stanislaw Kaminski, 39, of Argyll Road, Preston, has been jailed for kidnap

Two jailed for kidnapping woman

Two men have been jailed for kidnapping a woman and subjecting her to a “shocking and sustained ordeal”.

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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.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 3, 2017

Here are the latest cases from Preston's courts.
Crime
The woman was found on Longridge Road

Woman dies after being found unconscious in Preston e-cigarette shop

A woman was found dead in an e-cigarette shop after police were alerted to a safety call.

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Service Care Solutions, in Preston, donated food for The Foxton Centre's community cafe

Service Care Solutions donates to The Foxton Centre

A Preston recruitment agency has launched two appeals to help homeless people in the city.

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Dave Smith was well known in Lancashire Sunday League circles

Teams take time out to remember stalwart Dave

Tributes have been paid to one of the Lancashire Sunday League’s former players Dave Smith, who 
has sadly passed away at the age of 53.

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Members of Let's Grow Preston raking the ground ready for work

Let’s Grow Preston blooming in the city

An gardening organisation is flourishing in Preston, creating many enjoyable green landscapes across the city.

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The Staffy Ridgeback cross is reported to have tried to follow its owner through the gate as they left their garden. (File picture for illustrative purposes only)

Firefighters free 'distressed' dog trapped in garden gate

A 'distressed' dog was rescued by firefighters after it got its head stuck in a garden gate in Ribbleton.
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