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Snub row over ‘top priority’ road repair

Questions have been raised over why a main road deemed a ‘top priority’ for resurfacing two years ago still hasn’t been repaired.

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Reginald Stevens with the Mayor, Coun Linda Woollard and her consort Alistair Woollard

Happy 100th birthday Reginald Stevens

With father and son Reginald and Richard Stevens celebrating their birthday on the same day, there was one more reason to celebrate this year, as Reginald turned 100.

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Witness appeal after 86-year-old seriously hurt in crash

An elderly man has suffered serious injuries after his car span into a ditch in Longton.

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Longton Parish Councillors with Tom Calderbank, Preston Bus Manager

Council tax to be reduced

There’s good news for residents of Longton - the parish council is reducing its part of the council tax bill.

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UPDATE: Elderly man dies after being hit by Mini

UPDATE: Elderly man dies after being hit by Mini

A 90-year-old pensioner has died hospital after being hit by a car in South Ribble.

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St Andrew's Church, Longton

The 12 months of Longton

A Lancashire village's best offerings have been captured to help raise funds for its community church.
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Magician Alex Hutton of Longton

Magician Alexander has ace up his sleeve at wedding awards

Abracadabra! A Longton lad has been named best wedding entertainer in the North West.

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Gift shop

Where are the best gift shops?

With Christmas around the corner, we all need a little inspiration.

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Caryss Grilli with her retinue

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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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