Would you like a cat with that sofa?

A pet is for life not just for Christmas – but one Preston retailer and a local cat charity have come up with a way to help find new homes for some furry four-legged friends.

Ben Pennington recovering at home

‘Miracle’ of coma man

Ben Pennington, the man whose life hung by a thread after he was attacked by a stranger in a nightclub, has told the Evening Post: “I’m feeling pretty good.”

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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
David Rowland gets his gold award at Weight Watchers in Bamber Bridge

Gold marks for Weight Watcher David

David Rowlands has been going for gold - and he won’t stop.

Alfie's Butty Shop

Lancashire recommends... sandwich shops

Online readers have voted. Here is a list of the top five sandwich shops.
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Hot paninis

Where are the best sandwich shops?

From a classic cheese and pickle to a fancy panini, we all love a good sandwich.

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The Hunters

Hunters raise money for Baby Beat Appeal

The Hunters Pub and Dining organised a host of special Halloween activities with the aim of raising lots of money for charity..

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Walton-Le-Dale Arts College & High School pupils have collected 200 teddy bears which they will be lining up outside the school as a protest and to raise awareness of the Syria crisis
Caitlyn Graham and Liam Fitzsimmons

Teddy protest for children of Syria

Staff and pupils at Walton-le-Dale Arts College and High School have mounted a very cuddly-looking political protest.

Ben Pennington fights for his life in the Royal Preston Hospital

Dad releases photo of his son fighting for his life after nightclub attack

A Preston father has taken the agonising decision to release a photograph of his 28-year-old son fighting for his life in hospital to highlight the awful damage one punch can do.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - October 18 2016

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.
Rebecca Cawdron, missing 16-year-old from Walton-le-Dale

MISSING TEEN: Police ‘extremely worried’ about 16-year-old

Police are ‘extremely worried’ about the welfare of a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from home in Walton-le-Dale.

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Martyn Cunliffe of Preston

Missing man found dead

A body found in Preston Docks has been identified as that of missing man Martyn Cunliffe.


Have-a-go Holly shows anything is possible - even flying!

Lancashire girl Holly Redman was born with a rare condition which means she has a high risk of choking. Despite this, Holly has become the youngest person to paraglide from a mountain in Turkey at the age of five. AASMA DAY talks to her proud dad Carl Redman

London Road crash scene

Motorcyclist killed in city centre collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 28-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car.

Gavin Preston, from Walton-le-Dale, lost six stones in weight to take part in a sponsored sky dive for St Catherine's Hospice, in memory of his mum

Biggest loser ‘Mr Sleek’ admits hula hooping weight loss secret

Hula hooping on the Wii Fit was the surprising secret behind a taxi driver losing six stones in less than a year.

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Redevelopment work on the former Comet store at Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale

Work underway for major retailer’s arrival

Preparation are being made for a major furniture retailer to open at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale.

PC Martin Cox who helped rescue a woman from the River Darwen in Walton-le-Dale.

Brave officers recognised at special police awards

Five Lancashire police officers who rescued a woman trying to take her own life have been nominated for a Police Bravery Award.

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Arrest after cannabis farm is discovered

Arrest after cannabis farm is discovered

A cannabis farm worth £10,000 has been uncovered by police at a house.

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DUSTING: Genial priest Fr John Cribben was cleaning the arches of his church when he plunged to his death

Death plunge priest’s mystery final moments

The mystery of how a parish priest fell to his death while dusting his church may never be fully explained, an inquest heard.

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