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News

Motorway partially closed near Preston

News
"Longridge is becoming a town living in fear"

‘We live in fear without Longridge town police’

Politics
Peter Kay has announced more dates for his first tour in eight years

Peter Kay announces 23 north west dates due to 'phenomenal demand'

Comedy

Police investigate fire in public toilets

News

No third party involved in ‘unexplained’ death of teenager Gaia Pope – police

National

Angry mum appeals for information after driver who struck her son, 11, drove away

Crime

Christmas is set to be bigger and better than ever in Preston

Preston

Road closed after collision involving cyclist

News
Detectives would now like to speak to this man

Fresh clue in Leyland shop robbery

Crime

Bishop's fond farewell

Mike Hill
A Piper PA-28 plane at Blackpool Airport, similar to the model which crashed in Barton. Photo: Alec Wilson flickr.com/awilson154

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Crime

NATIONAL NEWS: Body found in search for missing teen Gaia Pope

Crime
Do you know this man?

New image in hunt for alleged attackers

Crime
Detectives would now like to speak to this man

Fresh clue in Leyland shop robbery

Crime

Banned driver who stole mum's car and ploughed into residents' cars is jailed

Crime

Trio deny conspiracy to kidnap dad-of-five from his Preston home

Crime

APPEAL: Man hit with crutch in Morecambe robbery

Crime

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

News
The city will then be bathed in elegant new blue and white festive lights

Christmas is set to be bigger and better than ever in Preston

Preston
Site manager Jamie Law at Williamson Court, Lancaster. 
credit:  leeboswellphotography.com

Lancaster businessman wins two Pride in the Job awards

News
The 12 defendants were found guilty of obstructing the highway - but acquitted of stopping Cuadrilla staff from working

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

News
Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business

What next for Chorley's Market Walk retail scheme?

Business

Lancashire recommends... interesting buildings

News

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Transport
Councillors will be given a list of dos and donts

Want to tweet? Just be careful!

Politics
"Longridge is becoming a town living in fear"

‘We live in fear without Longridge town police’

Politics
MP Victoria Atkins is the new parliamentary under secretary of state at the Home Office

Victoria Atkins follows in her political parents' footsteps

News

Tributes paid to former first citizen Bob Williamson

News

Preston bucks the trend as more stores open than close

Business

Calls for Chorley Council to reinstate town’s Flat Iron car park

News

Work set to start on £17.5m Penwortham Bypass

News

These are the university courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Education
Penwortham Priory Academy students have been loaned a piece of meteorite which is around  five billion years old.

Reaching for stars in astronomy GCSE

Education
Photo Neil Cross
Opening of new school building at St George's CE Primary school, Carr Lane, Chorley

Thanks a million for new facilities

Education

‘After losing our baby daughter, I could never imagine being happy again’

News
Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health
Galloway's Society for the Blind is hosting a sight loss conference

Galloway's Society for the Blind to host sight loss conference in Leyland

News
An artist's impression of how the new Kirkham and Wesham Primary Care Centre would look (Pic: Fylde and Wyre CCG)

Nine in 10 back moving two doctors’ surgeries into new £6m health centre

Health
The NHS aims to admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Health
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

News
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Earth-sized planet discovered with 'mild' climate and peaceful parent star

Environment
Morecambe's beaches have been rated 'good' for water quality.

‘Good’ rating for Morecambe beaches

News

When do schools in Preston break-up for Christmas in 2017

Offbeat
The 49-year-old has been in custody since Thursday afternoon on suspicion of the 19-year-old's murder.

Police continue to quiz man, 49, in Gaia Pope disappearance probe

Offbeat
Do you have one of these?

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

Offbeat
A Chinese-made Android TV box that was recalled by the EU

Illegal streaming devices entering UK fail safety tests

Offbeat
Harris, a family favourite for decades, was jailed for five years and nine months after being convicted of assaults which took place between 1968 and 1986.

Rolf Harris has one of 12 indecent assault convictions overturned

Offbeat
Aasma Day

Blabbing secrets by accident

Opinion
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

TV
Winnie the pooh

COLUMN: Why are we all so horrid?

Opinion
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Party like it’s November 1999

Opinion