Rogue trader is jailed after con

RESIDENTS in Lancashire are being urged to beware of rogue traders after a man was jailed for three years six months for conning pensioners out of over £180k.

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Butcher Tom carves his way to world championships

A Lancashire butcher put his carving skills to the test as he came second in a world-wide competition.

Director and creator of Wallace and Gromit characters Nick Park. Photo:  Fiona Hanson/PA

Wallace and Gromit creator ties the knot in Lancashire

Preston-born animator Nick Park has returned to the county to get married.

Diversity host Slimefest in Blackpool

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
y A view from Black Moss reservoir to Pendle Hill pic: S. Willoughby

Experience the power of Pendle Hill

A GUIDED walk over Lancashire’s most famous hill will also provide an opportunity to share a conservation message.

Crowds at the Chipping Steam Fair

Full steam ahead at fair

There was fun in the sun for families and enthusiasts alike as Chipping Steam Fair proved a runaway hit.

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Preston Whit Fair

10 things to do in Lancashire over Bank Holiday weekend...

We’ve got 10 great things to do for you and your family for the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Egg Roliing at Avenham Park Easter Fun Day
Pictured are the annual egg rolling event.
6th April 2015

Easter eggstravaganza of events

THE start of the Easter weekend and first day of spring on Monday herald four days full of themes and activities to cover all aspects of this special season. Events kick-off tomorrow for Good Friday.

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Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

JAILED: Rogue roofer turned tiles upside down and charged £8,000 for the privilege

A rogue roofer turned over a couple’s old roof tiles and charged them £8,000 for a “new roof”.

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Celebrating country life at the Chipping Show 2015

Country life was celebrated as the village of Chipping staged its 88th Agricultural and Horticultural Show.

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