Caryss harvests the fruits of her fund-raising labour

A year as Harvest Queen has enabled Caryss Grilli to achieve so much for her chose charities.
Lynne Whittaker

Make a will and help the hospice

A host of solicitors in Lancashire are supporting St Catherine’s Hospice by encouraging people to write a will.

Village in Partnership charity shop in Longton

Charity set to shut up shops after 10 years

A charity which has served the people of Lancashire for 10 years is set to close.

School Lane, Longton. Picture: Google

Child rescued from railings by fire crews

A child had to be rescued by fire crews after getting her head stuck in railings.

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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Police have released CCTV images after a burglary at the Walmer Bridge Spar and post office.

CCTV appeal after burglary

Police have released CCTV images after a burglary.

From left, Mick and Carolyn Hodgson, Brian Ellis, Katie Ellis, Lee Hayward, Amy and Alison Ellis enjoying Longton Live

Sell-out success for Longton Live

This year’s Longton Live was so popular, organisers sold out of the 3,000 wristbands and had to sell paper replacements.

Musician Nigel Stewart

Get your wristbands ready for return of Longon Live

Longton music fans are in for a treat when the annual festival of live entertainment comes to town.

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Nice N Spicy in Lancaster

Four snared in immigration operation at Lancashire takeaway chain

Four people have been charged with allowing illegal workers at a Lancashire takeaways.

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The damaged barrier at on the A59 at Walmer Bridge

Concern grows over road repair delays

Calls have been made for urgent repairs to be made to a 70mph crash barrier, before someone is seriously hurt.

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Nick and Donna Cadwallader owners of Happy Bunnies in Longton, Preston are pictured enjoying a spot of tea and cake to encourage residents of Preston to get behind Marie Curies summer fundraising campaign.

Brewing up new ways to raise vital charity cash

The owners of a Longton tea room are encouraging more people to get involved in Marie Curie’s Blooming Great Tea Party.

Preston Bus service 12/12a, running through Longton, New Longton and Whitestake

Congestion forces bus route changes

Changes to two popular bus services have been brought in this week, following “severe problems with reliability”.

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NOWHERE TO GO:  Theriding school in Longton.

Sad farewell as Lancashire riding school is forced to shut

A riding school which runs classes for 100 children is being forced to shut and sell its ponies.

Michelle Hodgkinson at the grave at St Oswald's Church, Longton

Mum’s disgust as priest bins teddy and flowers left on grave

A grieving mum has hit out at a priest for binning a teddy bear and wreath she left on her daughter’s grave.

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Preston Bus service 12/12a, running through Longton, New Longton and Whitestake

Parish council hikes tax by 253%

Longton Parish Council has defended its decision to increase its council tax precept by more than 253 per cent.

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BREAKING: Death of woman in Whitestake “not suspicious”

The death of a woman in Whitestake is not being treated as suspicious, despite a murder probe initially being launched.

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