‘In so many ways I was lucky to have my mum around at school’

Whether or not school is very appealing, at least there are a few hours in the day where you can escape your parents.

Ex prison officer jailed for string of sex assaults against children

Ex prison officer jailed for string of sex assaults against children

A victim of a paedophile jailed for six and a half years for historic sex offences told the Evening Post: “He should stay in prison until he dies.”

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PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition

Tesco plans edge closer in Penwortham

PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition.

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Niall Hall and Amy Ford

YOUR WEDDING: Niall Hall and Amy Ford

High school eventually brought Niall Hall and Amy Ford together, leading to a beautiful wedding in Preston.

Your Weddings
Driver of a blue Mercedes crashes into lamp post in Penwortham

Driver of a blue Mercedes crashes into lamp post in Penwortham

THE driver of a blue Mercedes crashed his car into a lamp post in Penwortham today after a police chase.

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MOURNING: Reeces mum Helen

‘Words cannot describe how horrendous it is to lose a child’

Sickening statistics show Lancashire has more children killed or seriously injured on its roads than any other county in Britain.

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Susan Nayor with headteacher Stephen Smith and Jessica Taylor of Liberty X, at the opening of the new Foundation Stage Learning Area at Broad Oak Primary School, Penwortham, in 2009

From helping out on school trips to becoming chairman of governors

Susan Naylor loves school so much, she has never left.

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Alfie Prout

The song is on the wall for fund-raiser Alfie

This nine-year-old is using his vocal talents to help raise funds for a hospital charity.
The Black Bull in Penwortham, which is on a list of properties to get special protection

Town’s vision for future moves forward

A plan aimed at giving Penwortham residents a greater say in the town’s development has moved a step closer.

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Gardener Chris Farron at Penwortham Priory Academy

School’s flower power sees it win North West award

A school is celebrating a blooming success after its spectacular gardens won a North West award.

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Lilac Tree, Walton-le-Dale

Lancashire recommends.... gift shops

Here is a list of top gift shops across Lancashire, as voted by readers and editorial staff
Staff at Inspirations, Preston

Children in Need madness

Schools, shops and business have been showing their fun side as part of this year’s big Children in Need fund-raiser.
Ryan Walker with his Gold Star Award in 2014

Nominate your little cancer star

As childhood cancer rates are falling, the family of a young boy who has battled cancer is urging people to nominate brave youngsters who are also fighting the disease.

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Author Robin Stevens gives a talk to schoolchildren at Penwortham Girls High.  She is pictured with Ashleigh Stansfield and Darcy Smith.

Pupils turn detective with murder mystery writer

An award-winning and best-selling children’s author has visited two Preston schools to help pupils turn detective.

Staff at Pristine Car Wash in Penwortham are asking for donations for a local family whose home was destroyed by a fire.  Pictured are Ryan Ashbee and Louise Pratt.

Car wash customers rally round for stricken family

Staff at a Penwortham car wash are doing their bit for a family whose home was gutted by fire.

Neighbours to the rescue in kitchen blaze

Neighbours to the rescue in kitchen blaze

Neighbours raised the alarm when fire broke out in a house in Penwortham.

Work gets underway to transform a bunglaow at 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, into a bar

Builders move in to start work on bungalow bar

Work has finally started turning a bungalow into a high-end wine bar.

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Overflowing dog poo bin on the Old Tramway from Miller/Avenham park towards Penwortham

Extra bins to tackle park poo problem

Confusion over who is responsible for tackling overflowing dog dirt bins has been resolved.

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Factory Lane, Penwortham. Picture: Google

Boy robbed of bike by teenagers in Penwortham

A 12-year-old boy has been robbed by a group of teenagers in Penwortham.

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A home in Bramble Court, Penworham has been destroyed in a major blaze

UPDATE: Penwortham home destroyed in blaze

A Penwortham home has been gutted in a major blaze that broke out on Friday morning.

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