Driftwood are riding the tide as they aim to hit the big time

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the rising indie pop trio Driftwood already labelled as a band to watch this year.
The Funtime Frankies

Frankies are top wedding band in UK

They are the UK’s official band of gold after being crowned the top entertainment act in the wedding industry “Oscars.”


Biker hurt after A59 crash

A motorcyclist has been injured after a collision with a car on the A59 at Hutton.

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Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters, Hutton near Preston

Residents disturbed by CadetFest celebrations

Police have apologised after complaints were received about noise from a CadetFest celebration.

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Det Chief Finnerty

Former head of CID dies aged 83

A detective who investigated some of the most notorious crimes in Lancashire over three decades has died at the age of 83.

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Nic McCarthy - Real Life Story - Graika before and after her operation

“The tumour on this little girl’s neck was so horrific and huge, people were terrified”

Former Lancashire lad Nic McCarthy is now living in the Philippines and together with a group of expats out there, he has become involved in a fundraising mission after being touched by the plight of a little girl living in poverty who was afflicted by a massive growth on her neck.

AASMA DAY talks to Nic McCarthy to find out more and why he is urging Lancashire folk to show the generosity they are renowned for.

Lindle Lane at its junction with Pope Lane, Whitestake.
Image courtesy of Google

Fallen tree causes road closure

A fallen tree has closed part of Lindle Lane in Whitestake.

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Ashbridge pupils and staff celebrate being voted LEP Nursery of the Year

Our ‘Nursery of the Year’ celebrates being top of the tots

Staff and children at a Preston nursery are celebrating after being voted top of the tots to cap a memorable year.

New team at The Anchor, Hutton. Headed up by landlady Diane Radbron (centre)

Tide has turned as village pub reopens

The doors have reopened at a landmark village pub.

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The Anchor pub in Hutton

Deal ‘close’ to reopen village pub

A pub that mysteriously closed after the landlords left could reopen next month.

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Sir Tom Finney pub, Penwortham

Sir Tom Finney pub reopened by ex-Anchor pair

Landlords who left one pub in mysterious circumstances last month have reappeared at another a mile away.

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