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Motorist rescued from car in Lancaster as flood levels rise

Firefighters rescued a person trapped in a car as flood water levels rise in Lancaster.
News
Marianne Hare and Deborah Lakeland extracting DNA

'World-class' research lab opens at Royal Preston

A new state of the art lab is set to put Lancashire at the forefront of medical research.
Health
Checco's on Garstang Road, Preston

Staff 'told by text Checcos was closing'

Mystery surrounds the closure of a popular Italian restaurant in Preston.
Fulwood
A manhunt is underway to find a28-year-old wanted manin Preston.

Hoghton's Christopher Sharpe, aged 28, wanted by police

A manhunt is underway to find a 28-year-old wanted man in Preston.

Chorley
Antony Cotton

Corrie star Antony Cotton will flick the switch for Chorley’s Christmas lights

Corrie star Antony Cotton will switch on Chorley’s Christmas lights.

Chorley
John Dowling went on the seven-day break with his daughter Maggie Harrison, 68, and grandson doctor Ian Blessey, 38.

War veteran from Buckshaw Village makes a visit to remember

Second World War veteran John Dowling from Buckshaw Village has made a remembrance trip to Normandy.

Buckshaw Village
Evelyn Birchall, 88

'I didn’t know whether it was a human being or a wild animal'

A courageous pensioner dragged from her bed has told how she bravely stood up to a burglar who beat her black and blue.

Crime
Days Inn Hotel in Charnock Richard before its rebranding

Re-vamped hotel in Charnock Richard to open up as a Ramada

A hotel at a Charnock Richard service station is to be re-branded as a Ramada.

Chorley
Da Vinci Italian Bar and Restaurant in Preston Road, Chorley, after a revamp

Buon appetito! Brand new eatery replaces nightclub venue in Chorley

A former nightclub which has been lying shut for the best part of a year has been transformed into an Italian restaurant.

Chorley
Singh Costcutters in Harpers Lane

Costcutters shop assistant threatened with knife in Chorley robbery

A lone shop assistant in Chorley was held up by a robber wielding a knife.

Chorley
Owner Sean Howe with Jade Simpson, Kayleigh Rourke, Liam Wilkinson, Kirstie Blamine and Toni Howat

Hot meals for Chorley's homeless over the Winter

A Spanish tapas restaurant in Chorley is welcoming homeless people in for food over the winter months.

Chorley
FA Cup fever has hit as Chorleys beloved Magpies prepare to play in the knockout competition for the first time in 27 years.

Magpie fans are buzzing as FA Cup fever spreads in countdown to game

FA Cup fever has hit as Chorley’s beloved Magpies prepare to play in the knockout competition for the first time in 27 years.
Football
Visitors tuck into popcorn at new 20-seater cinema at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Visitors tuck into popcorn at new 20-seater cinema at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Guests to a retirement village kicked back to watch Beauty and the Beast at its new 20-seater cinema.

Buckshaw Village
Miss Lancashire Rose 2017 Jodie Doherty

Daredevil beauty queen Jodie takes a lesson behind the wheel of a racing car

An Euxton beauty queen is not just a pretty face.

Chorley
Richard Smith-Leach

Personal trainer Rich lands his dream job

A personal trainer was able to invest in his dream job when a windfall of cash came his way.

Chorley
Chorley dancer Jen Blackwell founder of DanceSyndrome

Docu-films in the running for national awards

Two films about a Lancashire dance troupe are up for national recognition.

Chorley

St John’s Minster bells ring goodbye to Father Timothy Lipscomb

Church bells rang out in Preston heralding Rev Canon Timothy Lipscomb’s final Sunday service at St John’s Minster yesterday.
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Preston takeaway worker says 'more needs to be done to tackle hate crime' following racist abuse incident

A takeaway worker who filmed a customer subjecting him to a tirade of racist abuse says more needs to be done to tackle hate crime.

Crime
Firefighters battled a car fire in Heskin on Sunday evening.

Firefighters battle car engine fire in Heskin

Firefighters battled a car fire in Heskin on Sunday evening.

News
A key route through Preston is blocked following a crash.

Car smashes into chemist in New Hall Lane Preston

One of Preston's busiest roads was blocked when a car smashed into a chemist this afternoon.
Preston
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