Invite to run in Scorton’s Sherriff 10K race on Sunday

If you were inspired by the London marathon, why not think about trying a shorter run this weekend?


75 years of wedded bliss for James and Ethel Burrow

Love is everlasting for James Burrow and his wife Ethel.
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View from Clitheroe Castle

Could your art be displayed at Castle’s Gallery?

Budding artists with grand ambitions could see their dreams come true.

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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Car overturns on country lane

Car overturns on country lane

One person escaped with what are believed to be only minor injuries after a car overturned and smashed into a lamp post.

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Anti-fracking signs in Little Plumpton, Lancashire

REACTION: Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court action

Today campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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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.


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.

County Hall, Preston

Remember to register right to vote in May elections

Remember to claim your right to vote - that is the message from County Hall with just two days left to register to vote in May’s county council elections.

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County Hall

Election battle begins for Lancashire County Council seats

The battlelines have now been drawn for Lancashire County Council’s elections on May 4 with some 315 candidates competing for 84 seats at County Hall.

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Gin bar

Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
Cosmopolitan, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... top places to go for a steak

Readers have voted. Here are the best places to find a good, juicy steak.

People having fun at the Goosnargh and Longridge Show Society (GLASS) cheese and wine event

An evening to say cheers to cheese

A community enjoyed a palatable evening of decadence to showcase both local and global delicacies.

Lloyds branch in Longridge.

Lancashire branches part of 100 Lloyds banks set to close

Two Lancashire banks are set to close after Lloyds Bank confirmed plans to shut 100 UK branches.

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Ernest Robinson, 80, was killed in a car crash near the White Bull at Alston

Death crash driver who fell asleep at the wheel jailed

A van driver killed an elderly motorist when he ploughed into his car after falling asleep at the wheel.

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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.

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.


Which pubs and restaurants cook the best the steak?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

A raging fire ripped through the building.

Hall blaze is still puzzling investigators

The cause of a ferocious blaze which ripped through historic Alston Hall is still a mystery two weeks on.

Tom Thumb - coming to The Dukes, Lancaster.

Tale of smallest hero in the world to be told in Lancaster

The epic tale of the smallest hero in the world, Tom Thumb will be told at The Dukes, Lancaster on April 15.

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