This week’s 10 most read stories

This week's 10 most read stories
This week's 10 most read stories
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Here are the most read Lancashire Evening Post online stories from the last week.

1. ‘I’ll never get over loss of my son’

The grieving mum of teenager Jonjo Highton, killed in a Preston street, has spoken of her heartbreak.

2. Tourists may have filmed the death of rugby player Luke Rhoden

Two holidaymakers from Preston could hold a vital clue to how a former Rugby League player died during a stag party in Ibiza.

3. Arrests after raid on takeaway

Two men from India were arrested following a Home Office immigration raid at a Preston takeaway.

4. Churchgoer groomed child on the internet

A married church-goer who encouraged a 12-year-old girl he met on an internet chat room to participate in sexual activity was chatting to an undercover police officer.

5. Spitting led police to drug pusher’s stash

Spitting in a woman’s face in the street cost drug dealer Gary Cornwall a lengthy prison term.

6. £5,500 fine for hygiene offences at Lancashire pub

One of Lancashire’s most famous old country pubs housed hygiene problems which a judge said “was more luck than anything else” that members of the public were not made ill.

7. Crime gang targeted in dawn police raids

Police call them the Avenham Organised Crime Gang - a mob peddling drugs, violence and intimidation.

8. Shops sell 56” school blazers

Super-sized school uniforms are flying off the shelves as retailers are forced to contend with Lancashire’s growing number of overweight children.

9. Men are pulled out of river

Two men had to be rescued by the coastguard after their boat capsized.

10. Woman chokes on piece of lamb while in nursing home

An elderly woman choked on a six-centimetre “lump” of roast lamb in a nursing home, an inquest has heard.