South Ribble

South Ribble

Sadness at closure of The Naaz restaurant

Curry enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their sadness at the closure of one of the area’s best-known Indian restaurants.

Oscar and Sid Clark

Oscar Clark to take on Walk in the Dark in memory of dad

A brave youngster will step into his late father’s shoes this weekend for a charity walk to help his family’s fundraising legacy

The 40 Steps in Walton-le-Dale, pictured in 1905.
Photograph courtesy of Preston Digital Archive.

Call for action on historic steps

A 1,000 signature petition has been gathered calling for an historic right of way to be reopened.

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Police would like to speak to Shakquel Hussain following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from atakeaway.
Pic: Lancashire Police

APPEAL: Man wanted after theft of Help the Heroes charity tin

A 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge is wanted by police following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from a takeaway.

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Bamber Bridge Iron Tree plaques unveiling 
Jim & Dorothy Martin

200 names added to wall of fame

Another 200 names have been added to Bamber Bridge’s new ‘wall of fame’.

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Breast cancer survivor Emma Ryan with her daughters left Leah and right Bethany

Wading through mud is worth it to beat cancer

When Emma Ryan was told she had a 65 per cent chance of beating breast cancer, she was devastated.


Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk

Hundreds expected for charity’s biggest fundraiser of the year

A charity is asking the community to get behind it’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

Sally shines a light for small businesses

Sally shines a light for small businesses

A Preston entrepreneur who launched her own business after spotting a gap in the market while studying in China says it was the best move she’s ever made.

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Police sent the message out on Facebook

Police's touching message after Lancashire public help find missing 69-year-old man

Lancashire Police have posted a touching message on Facebook after they say the public helped to find a missing 69-year-old man.

Christine Montgomery and artist Edwin Williams at The Mill, with the painting he donated to St Catherines Hospice

Paintings raise funds for St Catherine's Hospice

Fund-raisers have found an arty way to support St Catherine’s Hospice.


Sponsored walk for Amelia Brome raises thousands

A team of walkers raised more than £4,000 for a young girl who is fighting cancer.
Megan Alty with her new hair, cut by Lucy Duff, of Lucia Salon, in Lostock Hall, for Little Princess Trust

Megan donates her hair to Little Princess Trust

Eight-year-old Megan Alty has donated her hair to help children with cancer.
Police want to speak to this man over an attempted robbery at Middleforth Garage on Leyland Road, Penwortham

Attempted robbery at petrol station

CCTV images have been released of three men police want to speak to after an attempted robbery at a 24 hour filling station.

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Cuerden Strategic site

Plans for ponds near Ikea site

Controversial plans have been launched to create six ponds on a proposed new retail, housing and industrial site in South Ribble.

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Family’s hope to raise thousands to help seven-year-old Elliot walk

The family of a seven-year-old boy with a rare condition are battling to raise thousands in the hope that he will one day walk.

Lisa Timms

Lisa follows her late dad in the London Marathon

A woman is running the London marathon in memory of her late father, who also competed in the event.

Bethany Lowe, 24, from Penwrotham is hoping to become Miss Preston.

Footballer Bethany wants to show a tomboy can win Miss Preston

A footballer says she wants to prove you don’t have to be a “girly-girl” to be crowned Miss Preston.

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The grand finale of Rosemere's Spring Concert for its 20th anniversary

Musical celebration for cancer centre hits right financial note

A musical celebration to mark Rosemere Cancer Centre’s 20th anniversary raised more than £3,000 for its funds.

Brian Lomax

Trustee of Lancashire Cat Rescue to do the London Marathon

A grandfather who co-founded Lancashire Cat Rescue will be taking on the London Marathon to help keep his charity in funds.
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