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Help Friends of Mulanje Orphans open a charity shop in South Ribble

A charity which supports vulnerable children in Malawi needs your help in opening a shop in the South Ribble area.

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Police officer Jonathan Allwright, 49, of Manor Court, Longton is standing trial for attempted rape and assault

Preston policeman denies attempted rape charge

One of Lancashire Police’s top traffic officers is standing trial for attempted rape and assault.

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Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

“This ones for Ricky... on his 200th show!”

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Karen Hain, from Fulwood, at a previous Race for Life event

An emotional time for all at Race for Life events

A Preston woman makes an emotional tribute to her mum every year by taking part in the Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Preston.

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The fallen willow tree

Fallen tree blocks popular walk

A fallen tree has blocked part of a popular walk in Longton

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Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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Bed and breakfast

Where are the best guest houses in Lancashire?

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as suggested by readers.

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Carr Jewellers, Garstang

Lancashire recommends.... independent jewellers

Readers have voted. Here are the top jewellers in the region.

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Jewellers

Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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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.

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Ulnes Walton Bridleways Association (UWBA)

Ulnes Walton Bridleways Association invites riders to a pink pleasure ride

A bridle group is inviting horse enthusiasts to join in its pleasure ride for two charities.

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

Bus re-routed due to roadworks

A bus service will be affected by roadworks in Longton next week.

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Chapel Lane in Longton described as in a "shocking condition" by the local county councillor.

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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