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Bamber Bridge footballer rushed to hospital after suffering head injuries during match

Play was delayed at a football match in Bamber Bridge after a player cracked his head this afternoon.

A59 Liverpool Road closed after multi-car crash near Longton

A59 Liverpool Road closed after multi-car crash near Longton

Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on A59 Liverpool Road near Longton this evening.

Landlady Marilyn McDonnell is giving the Sumpter Horse a final farewell

Final festive farewell for Sumpter Horse Inn

One of Preston’s longest-serving landladies is having one last hurrah after losing a long-running battle regarding the demolition of her Penwortham pub

Brig players celebrate a goal in their win at Radcliffe Borough last weekend (Photo: Ruth Hornby)

Reynolds is up for Brig cup run

It might be a term used on loop by non-league managers across the country this FA Cup weekend but for Neil Reynolds and his high-flying Bamber Bridge side, the magic of the FA Cup is well and truly alive.

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Jack Johnstone with film star Daniel Craig at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital

Fundraiser bash hoping to raise funds for the Jack K Johnstone Foundation

A day of fun and joy is set to take place in Preston, raising funds for a local children’s charity
CliffCatterall,from Penworthamwas driving from a job at Manchester Airportwhen his BMW 7 series began to suffer from a mechanical failure.

Penwortham man thanks drivers who rescued him from motorway ordeal

A chauffeur has told how he was rescued by kind-hearted strangers after his car broke-down across two lanes of the M6.
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Cuerden Valley Park

Artisan farmers' market set to come to Preston this August Bank Holiday Weekend

Residents are being urged to shop local with the return of Curden Valley Park’s monthly Farmers’ Market

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Good Deeds Trust volunteers Terry and his wife Pat Daly, Chorley police sergeant Paul Harrison, Dementia sufferer Neil Rushton with his daughter Lindsay Moys and Dementia sufferer Roger with his wife Anne Tunnicliff.  Dementia Buddy scheme in Chorley

Chorley policeman backs scheme for safe return of dementia sufferers who can’t find home

A police sergeant is championing a new initiative he hopes will safeguard people living with dementia.

County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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Photo Neil Cross REAL LIFE STORY Jackie M'Cartney - has launched her dog grooming business in Lostock Hall Jackie with Bruce

“I have embraced life ... and finally achieved my dream of dog grooming”

Lancashire woman Jackie M’Cartney has had a varied and colourful career from working in television production and alongside many celebrities to teaching abroad. She tells AASMA DAY how she has finally achieved her dream of working with animals by opening her own dog grooming salon and how all the skills she learned along her journey are proving to be a boon.

Pub veteran officially opens new look Lostock Hall pub

Pub veteran officially opens new look Lostock Hall pub

A stalwart staff member played a star role as a pub marked the start of a new era following a major refurbishment.


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What the main training ground building could look like

PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
Average speed cameras are in operation along the A565

Average speed cameras to go live

Average speed cameras will be in operation on a busy route through Lancashire from this week as part of a police crackdown on reckless drivers.

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Dylan Crossey

Driver charged over Dylan death

Police have charged a 42-year-old motorist over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey in Whitestake near Preston 10 months ago.

Fire service, police and air ambulance crews had launched a joint operationat the scene on Liverpool Road.  Pic: Bob Clare

Man rescued from electricity pylon

A man has been rescued after being spotted "dangling" from an electricity pylon in Hutton.
Police at the murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Preston man guilty of wife's murder

A husband who bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in their Preston home has been handed a life sentence.

The attack took place on Blackpool Road. Image courtesy of Google

Appeal for witnesses after 'road rage' assault in Preston

Motorists who could hold vital information relating to a violent assault are being sought by Preston police officers.
Doris and Ron Halewood, of Penwortham, celebrate 60 years of marriage

Penwortham couple celebrate diamond anniversary

Doris and Ron Halewood are celebrating 60 years of marriage.
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