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Tory pledge to reopen all county’s shut-down libraries

The new man at the helm of cultural services at County Hall has pledged to re-open all the libraries closed under the previous administration.

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Preston Town Hall

Prestonians rush to register right to vote

Queues formed at Preston Town Hall today as people made a last minute bid to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election.

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Picture by Julian Brown 19/05/17

Members pictured left, Melvin Gardner, Dorothy Gardner (chair), Linda Woollard, Jenny Hothersall, Joan Burrows and Dougie Gornall at the spot where they would like the feature.

Members of Penwortham in Bloom are appealing for Penwortham to have its own gateway feature like in Leyland.

Gateway boat appeal is launched

Organisers of this year’s Penwortham in Bloom want to make a big statement to visitors.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, May 22, 2017

Here's this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

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Road closed after crash

Road closed after crash

A main road in Penwortham was closed following a crash.

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Kieron Jones, Lee Hardacre and Alison Burns from Lawrence Hunt, Penwortham head office, with a cheque for Baby Beat Appeal

Lawrence Hunt and Co donates to Baby Beat Appeal

The Baby Beat Appeal in Preston has received a cash boost to help towards improvements to its two maternity units and neonatal intensive care unit.
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Sir Tom Finney pub, Penwortham

Sir Tom Finney pub shuts for fourth time in 15 months

A well-known pub has closed its doors for the fourth time in 15 months.

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Penwortham Live! festival organiser Nigel Stewart is celebrating the success of the event

Live! music event back for the weekend

Penwortham Live! is back for the fifth time this weekend.

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Firefighters were called to a tumble dryer fire after clothing began to ignite in the drum, say fire services.

Tumble dryer fire sparks emergency call-out

Firefighters were called to a tumble dryer fire after clothing began to ignite in the drum, say fire services.
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The owner of this cute bunny is being sought by Lancashire Police.

Police seeking owners of cute bunny William

Lancashire Police are keen to find the owner of this cute little bunny.

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The Coach House, Hurst Grange Park, Penwortham

Coach House cash boost

A bid to restore a crumbling 170-year-old coach house in to a community hub has received a major boost thanks to Lottery Cash.

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Penwortham St Leonards Gilbert and Sullivan Group

Operettas are still hitting right note

The catchy tunes of Gilbert and Sullivan’s songs remain firmly in the heads of Penwortham St Leonard’s group members.

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Firefighters tackle garage blaze in Penwortham

Firefighters tackle garage blaze in Penwortham

A fire took hold in a domestic garage in Penwortham yesterday afternoon.

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The former Maltings site, Hill Road South, Penwortham

New vision for derelict homes site

Four years after it was demolished, new life could soon be breathed into the former Maltings site in Penwortham.

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Pictures from the inside of Penwortham's Lime Bar, under construction

Sneak peak inside Penwortham’s new wine lounge

Construction work is continuing apace to create a new bar in the heart of Penwortham.

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Labour’s new North West candidates for general election

Labour’s new North West candidates for general election

Labour North West has announced the selection of 22 North West candidates to fight regional seats in the general election.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
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Oscar and Sid Clark

Oscar Clark to take on Walk in the Dark in memory of dad

A brave youngster will step into his late father’s shoes this weekend for a charity walk to help his family’s fundraising legacy

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Sponsored walk for Amelia Brome raises thousands

A team of walkers raised more than £4,000 for a young girl who is fighting cancer.
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