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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.

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.

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.

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.

Motorway partially closed after early morning smash

Motorway partially closed after early morning smash

Part of the M61 was closed for more than an hour this morning following a collision involving at least two vehicles.


Have a go at... kickboxing

A sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, and Boxing. It is a combination of boxing, martial arts and aerobics.

Bar staff tackle heater fire

Bar staff tackle heater fire

Bar staff took matters into their own hands when a group of rowdy patrons started a fire inside a Bamber Bridge public house.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Pic: Googlemaps

Crews stage dramatic rescue of woman and two young children from house fire

A woman and two young children were dramatically rescued after a blaze broke out at their home in Bamber Bridge, say fire services.
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The paint spray booth was suffered fire damage 
Pic: Tanya Heaton

Woman battles blaze to save family business

A 43-year-old woman from Thornley-with-Wheatley bravely battled to save her family business after a paint spray booth caught fire in her car body shop.
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, March 27, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
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.

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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.

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Police have increased patrols in the hope of catching the offender

'Mindless' vandals slash tyres on car adapted for disabled child

Police are hunting 'mindless' vandals who slashed the tyres of a car that was specially adapted for a young disabled child.

Guests at Clarriotss previous Glitz and Glam Ball

Clarriots Care Glitz and Glam ball for Parkinson's UK

A family business is hosting a charity ball to support people with Parkinson’s.

A warning has been issue over bank machines

Preston shoppers target of 'card skimming' scam

A warning has been issued over the use of card skimming devices at cash machines in Preston.

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Warning over cash machine frauds in Lancashire

Warning over cash machine frauds in Lancashire

Police have issued a warning after card skimming devices were found on cash machines in Preston, Leyland and Bamber Bridge.

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M61 J9.  Picture: Google

Man seen pushing car down outside lane of M61

A man has been spotted pushing a car in the outside lane of the M61.

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