Bogus police officer tries to lure schoolgirl into van in Preston

Police have urged schoolchildren to be vigilant after a bogus police officer tried to lure a teenager into his van.

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Fish tacos from The Road To Mexico by Rick Stein

How to make Rick Stein's fish tacos with chilli and coriander

You may not want to share these tasty morsels.
Food and Drink
Breastfeeding can provide comfort and security, even as a toddler

Breastfeeding beyond the age of two: What are the benefits?

Mothers who choose to nurse for longer are often criticised - but is this fair? We speak to some key supporters about 'full-term' breastfeeding.
Here's our guide for preparing your car for winter...

How to prepare your car for winter

As the cold months sets in, Ryan Hirons reveals how to make sure your motor is ready to face the elements.


Darnell Fisher confident Preston have ridden the storm ahead of Norwich trip

There was never any panic in the Preston camp during their losing run according to Darnell Fisher.
Preston North End
The new Kia Stinger GT S

First drive: Kia's new stinger GT S

With a 365bhp twin-turbo V6 under the bonnet, the Stinger GT S isn't your average Kia. Simon Davis takes it for a spin.

ROUND-UP: Preston North End news - Thursday's updates from Deepdale

Preston North End turn their attentions to Saturday's trip to Alex Neil's former club Norwich.
Preston North End
Big Interview Vera Waters, author, counsellor and life coach

Caring Chorley pioneer took a Red Rose heart all around the world

Observing to understand” that is how inspirational speaker, life coach and author Vera Waters would describe the make -up of her life’s work.

Eric Morecambe's Jensen Interceptor sold for �96,625 at a classic car auction. Picture: Silverstone Auctions.

Eric Morecambe’s car sells for £95k price tag

The classic car that Eric Morecambe was driving when he suffered his first heart attack has been sold at auction for £95,625.

The cast of Beauty and the Beast

Garstang Theatre Group all set for pantomime season

It’s pantomime time again – Oh yes it is and taking to the stage next week is Garstang Theatre Group with their latest production of Beauty and the Beast.

Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientist

Commuting by bike or public transport could make you deaf, scientists warn

Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientists.

Morecambe Road School following the flooding on Wednesday night.

Morecambe Road School “a little island” surrounded by floodwater

Morecambe Road School was left surrounded by water when the floodwaters hit on Wednesday night.

Little Miss Inventor

COLUMN: Girls will not always be girls

In the latest attempt to even up the gender stakes, a new character is joining the Mr Men and Little Miss series - a female scientist.

Warming up ahead of the Bolton game

Exclusive Tom Clarke PNE column

It was great to be back out there on the pitch when I came on as a late substitute in our much-needed win against Bristol City on Tuesday night.
Preston North End
Funding boost to tackle homelessness

Preston's double boost to help the homeless

Preston has been handed a double boost – including a significant cash windfall – to help tackle the city’s ongoing homelessness problem.
Police cracking down on cash-in-transit robberies

Operation launched to tackle high value robberies during the festive season

Lancashire Constabulary is launching an operation to crack down on high value robberies during the festive season.

WIN a family ticket to the Liverpool International Horse Show!

WIN a family ticket to the Liverpool International Horse Show!

The countdown begins! The Liverpool International Horse Show is back for a third year, running from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st December at The Echo Arena.
The Heritage Network at UCLan - students who did the Lancashire Women in Mills project outside Queen Street Mill

Students loving hunt for history

For delving into local history, students and lecturers at University of Central Lancashire lead the way.

Photo by @mathewgillings on Twitter of flooding in Lancaster. Photo credit: @mathewgillings/PA Wire

Highest ever 24-hour rainfall in 50 years at Lancaster University weather station

Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University’s Hazelrigg weather monitoring station have recorded record breaking 24-hour rainfall levels.

Dave Nugent celebrates his goal against Norwich

Memory match: Norwich v PNE 2006

Preston North End got 2006 off to a winning start against Norwich but it was a painful one for Adam Nowland.

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