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Lancashire court listings - Monday, March 27, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
Claire Hamilton, 33, Leyland councillor had a liver transplant and was only one week away from death after suddenly being taken ill

‘Mystery virus almost killed me and led to liver transplant’

Lancashire mum and Leyland councillor Claire Hamilton was just one week away from death after suddenly suffering liver failure. She tells AASMA DAY how she had her life saved by a liver transplant after being struck by a mystery virus.

South Ribble 8
The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital.

BREAKING: Police investigate death of baby

Police are investigating the death of a baby in Preston.
Crime 4

Galloway’s the voice of news

Reading the newspaper can be thought of as a luxury by those who are blind or partially sighted.

News
Armenian Kebab House, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... places for a kebab

Readers have voted. Here is where is best to get your doner kebabs.

News 3

Nine in 10 people ‘happy living in South Ribble’

Nine out of 10 people in South Ribble are satisfied with life in the borough, new research suggests.

South Ribble
Andrew Sissons who is doing the marathon in Paris for ward 24 at Royal Preston Hospital

Paris Marathon fund-raiser for Preston Hospital's ward 24

Andrew Sissons is gearing up for the Paris Marathon to support Royal Preston Hospital in memory of his mother-in-law.
News 1
Shannon Murphy with family friends Alan Hayes, Callum Hayes, PNE player Ben Pearson, her dad Mark Murphy, and brother Leon Murphy as part of her Junior Miss Preston fund-raising

Teenager to take on the Guild Wheel

A teenager is preparing to cycle the Guild Wheel as part of her bid to become Junior Miss Preston.

News
Shirley Fishman is pictured in the pink suit

Home-Start Chorley and South Ribble life president Shirley Fishman ‘will be sadly missed’

Staff and Trustees of Home-Start Central Lancashire were very sad to hear that their life president Shirley Fishman had died aged 92.

News
kebab

Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

News 4
Crime

Racist incident against newsagent

A man has been given a suspended jail term over a racist incident involving a shopkeeper.

Crime
Floods warning as high winds batter county

Floods warning as high winds batter county

A flooding warning was issued tonight for the River Ribble in Lancashire as high winds and heavy rain battered the county.

News 8
Photo Neil Cross
The land at the end of Metheun Drive, Hoghton, that is earmarked for 78 new homes

Objections entered over 78 homes plan

Residents of Hoghton have raised concerns about plans for a new housing development on grazing land.

South Ribble 1
Coun David Howarth examining the pavement along Manor Lane, Penwortham, that has an unusual collection of imprints of footprints, paw prints

County’s footpaths are ‘definitely getting worse’

Urgent calls have been made to address the state of Lancashire’s footpaths.

Politics 8
An artist's impression of the Lime Bar and Lounge set to open in Liverpool Road, Penwortham

First look as town bar begins to take shape

This is the first glimpse of how a new bar in the heart of Penwortham will look.

Penwortham 5
Bamber Bridge's Stu Vasey. Pic credit Paul Vause

Renno hoping for Brig finish in final 10 games

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is relishing a double header against league leaders Farsley Celtic as he refuses to give up on a late dash for the play-offs.

Bamber Bridge FC
Voters in Lancashire have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe

Brexit: Three-quarters now want to remain

Voters have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe, according to a Lancashire poll conducted by the Post.

Politics 44
Laura Perry in position outside Tribe Hot Yoga in Penwortham

A new Tribe of yogis now really turning up the heat

A yogi instructor is aiming to bring some Argentinian spirituality, as well as heat to the area, with her new venture.

News
Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

News 10
Chapel Lane, Longton, Preston.

Councillor's reminder about two week road closure

A councillor has reminded residents a popular road will be closed for more than two weeks.

Preston
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