UCLan student charged with drug supply allegations

A University of Central Lancashire student has been charged with drug offences following a police raid in Preston.
Peter Mullineaux

South Ribble Council leader to step down

South Ribble Council leader Peter Mullineaux has confirmed he will step aside from the role in May.

Dennis the Menace and Desperate Dan in their 'home town', Dundee'Photo: PA

Comic book exhibition set for Preston

Comic book fans are in for a treat in Preston this summer.

Hercules the Blackpool horse cools down in the sea, on what is expected to be the hottest day of the year so far.'Photo; PA

Warning for London Marathon runners as temperatures hit 70-year record

Britain is baking in the hottest April day since 1949, triggering warnings for London Marathon runners amid predictions Sunday's race could be the warmest on record.

Police incident

M6 lane closure after accident

Two lanes have been shut on the M6 near Preston following an accident.


England rugby star Marlie inspires talent of the future

An England women’s rugby star has helped to inspire talent of the future at a three-day camp.
United Utilities Leakage Manager Hannah Wardle, Snipe the dog and his trainer Ross Stephenson

Spaniel Snipe sniffs out leaking pipes for a living

That’s a skill not to be sniffed at!

Jennifer Crichton

'No remorse': judge condemns baby killer Jennifer Crichton

A judge who locked up baby killer Jennifer Crichton has said she showed no remorse for the murder.

Gourmet burger

Review: Fives restaurant, Preston

I’ve always liked the thought of working in a city centre and being able to push the boat out now and then with a fancy lunch.

Food and Drink
Jerk chicken

Takeaway review: World Foods Irie Irie Caribbean

The new indoor market hall in Preston seems to have divided opinion.

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Inga Maria Hauser, who was last seen alive 30 years ago, as she travelled by ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland

Appeal to catch Inga's killers 30 years on

A detective hunting the killers of a German backpacker says he only needs fractional pieces of evidence to bring the chief suspects to justice.

Hector Kirkham

Nursery's tribute to tragic Hector, three

Nursery staff have spoken of their sadness after the death of one of their pupils from meningitis.


Trio fleeced employer in Lancashire welly boot scam

Three men have been sentenced for their part in a high-value theft which included the sale of designer Wellington boots.

Lamb playing in snow'Photo: PA

Ice warning for Lancashire on Monday morning

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning of ice for the North West heading into Monday morning.

Mark Westwater of Blackpool has been jailed

JAILED: 30 years for Blackpool child sex beast

A Blackpool man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting children

Moor Nook'(Photo: Google Maps)

Concerns over 'abusive' youths on Preston estate

Preston police are appealing to residents to help tackle anti-social behaviour on a Preston estate.

Call for more shops and cafes to support breastfeeding mums

A new breastfeeding support service is being launched on April 1 to support mums across Lancashire.

A woman caught in a snow shower on Saturday'Photo: PA

UPDATED: Weather warning for snow & ice in Lancashire

Forecasters have issued an amber alert for snow and ice in the North West after snow fell overnight in eastern parts of the UK.

The Ninja centre

Ninja attraction to open in Preston

A new £500,000 'ninja' attraction is coming to Preston.

Police outside the address  Photo: PA

Murder probe after two women shot dead

Two women have been shot dead at a house in East Sussex, police said.

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