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Train strike suspended after talks

A planned strike in the long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains has been called off.

Transport
The former fishing tackle shop which residents don't want to be converted to a micropub

Residents in a froth over new micropub

Bitter opposition could see a new micropub blocked by councillors next week - while another on the same road is given the thumbs up.

News
The knife found on Mason-Kinvig.

Man, 18, sentenced after a carrying knife at Lancaster train station

An 18-year-old man has been sentenced after he was found to be carrying a knife at Lancaster train station.

Crime
Winter Hill

Welcome rain on Winter Hill - but more is needed

Firemen and Lancashire residents have been given a boost after heavy rain fell on fire-ravaged Winter Hill.
News
Dylan Crossey and his mum Tracey Milligan

Dylan Crossey's mum launches new campaign for inquest

The mum of a young footballer killed in a crash says she wants more answers about what happened to her son.

Preston
Front row L-R: Bishop of Burnley The Rt Rev. Philip North presents Maisie Middleton and Rhaya Bretherton of Whittle-Lle-Woods CofE Primary School, with their award alongside Ruth Platt, Lancashire Coordinator for Christian Aid and George Sumner. Back Row l-r Bella Stansfield, Headteacher Deborah Metcalfe, Deputy Head Jackie Haughin, Class Teacher Rebecca Ruffley and Stephen Whittaker, Director of Blackburn Diocesan Board of Education, look on.

Lancashire primary schools riding the red rose flag high at national awards do

A Chorley primary school scored an impressive one-two finish alongside another Lancashire school as the winners of a brand new national award.

Education
Gill Kelly (Managing Director of M&Y Maintenance and Construction) and Fiona Coventry (Managing Director of Redwing Living) cut the ribbon of ther new development at Bluebrook in Hambleton

New housing development in Hambleton is open

Key figures from the Hambleton community were invited to the opening of a new housing development.
News
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania stand with Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May

Millions pledged for Trump visit but no extra funds to police fracking in Lancashire

Lancashire’s crime commissioner has blasted the government for pledging an extra £5m to police President Trump’s golfing trip to Scotland while offering ‘minimum’ support to the county’s overstretched officers.

Politics
Non-stunned halal meat will be banned in Lancashire's schools

BREAKING: Non-stunned halal meat will be banned in Lancashire’s schools

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has decided that only stunned halal meat should be provided to schools.

Education
Darren Parry

Burglar 'with cleft lip and speech impediment' absconds from HMP Kirkham

A convicted burglar has absconded from HMP Kirkham.

News
Police officers were sent to assist in the operationon Wednesday along with hundreds of other officers from across England and Wales.

More than 100 Lancashire Police officers sent to support President's visit

Around 130 police officers from Lancashire have been deployed to London and Scotland to help provide additional security around President Trump's visit to the UK.
Crime
Peter Taylor from the Preston and North Lancashire Blind Welfare Society eventually smiled when the local police (left to right) Inspector Mark Tottman, Community Officer for the Kingsfold area Peter Rigby and Sgt. Alan Roberts from Penwortham Police Station took the handcuffs off and presented him with a cheque for 550 raised at a recent 60s and 70s night

Riverdance mix-up, Tamagotchi 'killed' at supermarket, new locks ordered after prison blunder - Lancashire stories from July 1997

Stories and photographs from days gone by.
Nostalgia
Bamber Bridge FC wearing Heartbeat t-shirts

Fans donate to Heartbeat at PNE v Bamber Bridge friendly

Football supporters raised more than £100 for a Preston heart rehabilitation charity.

News
Venture out for a homemade picnic

10 cheap family hacks for fun in the sun

With the summer holidays just a week away penny-saving mums are compiling their top tips to help families save their cash on days out.

News
Cinnamon Indian Cuisine

RESTAURANT REVIEW: A spicy delight on your drive out of the red rose county at Cinnamon Indian Cuisine

Like most Brits, I’m an extremely loyal man when it comes to eating somewhere that isn’t my favourite curry house.

Travel and Leisure

Students in Preston moving out of their accommodation could be due a £50 TV Licence refund

Thousands of university students across Preston could be eligible for a TV Licence refund worth one third of the annual fee.
Education
The Well Dressed Gentlemen will be performing at Longton Live

Things to do (July 13 to 17)

Get out and about this weekend with any of these great events:

Whats on

WATCH: Preston Trick Dogs paving the way for the UK in the global K9 Frisbee Toss and Fetch championships

It may amuse some dog owners to know that while they are throwing a frisbee to their dog, they could actually be competing in an exclusive sport, with a world-wide league.

News
A Northern train

Rail compensation scheme announced for Lancashire passengers

​Northern rail passengers are being offered compensation equating to up to a month's ​travel as full details of the company's scheme were announced today.
News
Longton Live Music Festival 2017.

Longton Live set to be ‘bigger and better than ever’

This year’s Longton Live music and arts festival is set to be one of the best yet – with more than 140 appearances at 18 venues across the village.

Music
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