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UPDATED: Alfie may be allowed home but not to Rome

A judge has ruled that terminally ill Alfie Evans may be allowed home, but will not be allowed to go to Rome for further treatment.
Health

VIDEO: Police appeal after violent Preston robbery

Preston police are appealing for information after a violent robbery in the city centre.

Crime
Court news

Jail for transgender beautician who assaulted police constable

A transgender beautician has been locked up for attacking a constable weeks after she avoided jail for pushing an off-duty police officer onto the Tube track.

Crime
Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

​Motorists heading south on the M61 this afternoon were warned to expect major delays.

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The Streetlink project is run by the Foxton Centre in Preston

Preston's 'vital' Streetlink service gets cash boost

An “essential” outreach scheme to help Preston sex workers leave a life on the streets will receive cash from the city council.

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University staff on a strike

More than 1,000 students sign up to compensation claim

More than 1,000 students have joined a class action seeking compensation for disruption caused by walkouts by academics in a pension dispute, according to a firm of solicitors.

Education
Truro Crown Court. Pic Google

Murder accused dumped girlfriend's body parts in bins and toilet, court told

A man beat his girlfriend to death with a rock and a metal pole before chopping up her body and disposing of it in dustbins and down a toilet, a court has heard.

Crime
Erin Gibbons with her team of supporters outside Blow Out, in Leyland

Leyland youngster donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A schoolgirl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.

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Emergency services were called to the crash on London Road

Woman 'seriously injured' in Preston crash

A woman is believed to have suffered serious injuries in a crash in Preston, say Ambulance Services.
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Shelley Gluyas will set the runners off at the Race for Life event

Buckshaw Village’s Shelley poised to be at the starting line at Race for Life in Preston

Although Shelley Gluyas’s mum and grandmother had both battled breast cancer, it came as a complete surprise when she was diagnosed in October last year.

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A 15-year-old, who was allegedly armed with a knife, followed a woman on Fishergate Hill

Teen arrested after attempted robbery in Preston

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery in Preston, say police.

Crime
The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

M55 CRASH: Lorry driver surrenders passport as case begins into fatal m-way crash

A man has made his first appearance at court charged with causing a death by carelessly driving a large articulated lorry which was involved in multi vehicle pile up on the M55.

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Lancashire animal cruelty figures released amid 'horse crisis' fears

A leading charity is warning of an ongoing “horse crisis” as Lancashire animal cruelty figures are revealed.
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Proprietor Michelle Unsworth, nursery assistant Christina Collinson and Fudge the labrador at SO Plants' new permanent home at Little Town Farm, Thornley, near Longridge

SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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Erin Gibbons with her team of supporters outside Blow Out, in Leyland

Leyland school girl donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A young girl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.
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Police would like to speak these people in connection with the assault in McDonald's in Leyland

Woman loses vision in eye after unprovoked assault at Leyland fast food restaurant

A woman has lost the sight in one eye after she was viciously assaulted in a fast food restaurant in Leyland, say police.

Crime
John Marsden died in a road traffic collision in Cumeragh Road, Whittingham.

Longridge motorcyclist John Marsden died "taking evasive action" to avoid van in his path

A motorcyclist died taking “evasive action” as a result of a white van performing a U-turn in his path, an inquest in Preston heard yesterday.
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House at corner of Acregate Lane and Tennyson Street, Preston

PICTURES: Man fined over repairs failure at eyesore house in Preston

This is the house at the centre of a court battle which has seen a homeowner fined for flouting a notice to make improvements.

Crime
Two teenagers were arrested after the car was stung on Shore Brow

Teenagers arrested after car stung in Chorley

Two teenagers have been arrested in Leyland after a car was allegedly stolen overnight, say police.
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