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A round-up of news in brief from across Lancashire

Road race hits the streets

The fourth event in the Preston Guild Road Race series takes place on Saturday.

The Preston 10-miler starts at 10am and will take in a route through South Ribble and Preston.

The race starts and finishes at Hutton Grammar School in Liverpool Road, Hutton.

Registration for the race is now closed.

More patrols after break-ins

Patrols have been stepped up around an allotment site in Preston after a series of reported break-ins.

Residents in Freckleton were told police will be conducting high-visibility patrols around the allotments at Croft Butts Lane.

It comes following a number of reported break-ins at the site recently.

Neighbours were told the issue was being made one of the area’s top priorities at a local PACT meeting.

Police hear of speeding fears

Residents have raised concern over a growing speeding issue on a residential road.

Neighbourhood police in the Garrison ward area of Fulwood have been told about fears over increased vehicle use and increased speed on Sharoe Green Lane South. It has been made a priority for the area.

Hand-painted card exhibition

Terry O’Toole’s painting classes are exhibiting hand painted Christmas cards at St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston, today.

The chance to buy cards is available from 11am-3pm with all proceeds to Children in Need. Admission is free.