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Lucy to fight against Cystic Fibrosis to take part in her own half marathon

A sixth form student is defying the odds to take part in her own half marathon.

Ellen Mason with her family

Happy 102nd birthday Ellen

Ellen Mason enjoyed being the centre of attention at her 102nd birthday.

Fire fighters were at the scene of the fire for over two hours and used hose reels and jets to extinguish the blaze.

Fire services attend stable blaze

Two fire engines attended a serious stables blaze in New Longton early this morning (30 December), say fire services.
Dylan Crossey

Man, 42, rebailed over Dylan crash

A man arrested over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey has been re-bailed until February 27, pending further enquiries.

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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.
Jailed: Stephen Lord

Pervert had ‘worst’ catalogue of child torture images police had ever seen

A pervert who was found with a catalogue of 105,000 horrific images of children being tortured and sexually attacked has been jailed for 27 months.

Last year's Pendle Powerfest

Top 10 things to do at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend...
Whitestake Garage in Long Moss Lane, Whitestake.
Image by Google

Bungalow plan for garage site as owner nears retirement

Plans have been launched to demolish Whitestake Garage in Long Moss Lane, and replace it with four detached bungalows.

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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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New Longton Artists based at New Longton Village Hall

Members enjoy a craft felting evening demonstrated by member nary Holden

A happy place for making art

From beginner hobby painters to accomplished artists, the New Longton Artists have been welcoming members to hone their skills for more than 40 years.

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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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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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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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