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Teenagers stabbed multiple times in Lancaster

Three teenagers have been arrested following a double stabbing in Lancaster.

Crime
Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
News
Brown bin for garden waste

YOUR VIEW: Charges for green waste collection in South Ribble

This week we highlighted an issue in South Ribble where less than one in four households could have their garden waste collected when the council brings in a charge in April.

Business
A food recall notice has been issued for the sweets produced by IKEA

IKEA recalls popular sweets over fears of rodent infestation

A food recall notice has been issued for a popular packet of IKEA sweets over fears of a mouse infestation, says the Food Standards Agency.
Business
LEP -  19-02-18'Bamber bridge resident Janet Cook is concerned about the state of the new pavements, footpaths and placement of new tree planters on Station Road, Bamber Bridge.

Anger at state of £3.5m Bamber Bridge pavement improvement project

A town’s new paving scheme – part of a £3.5m improvement project – has been slammed.

News
Shaykh Adam Kelwick with EDL man at Preston event

EDL man’s friendship with Muslims ‘a miracle’

An open debate about the Muslim religion ended with a “miraculous” friendship being formed with an English Defence League supporter.

News
Preston town hall

Tax rise approved as part of Preston budget plans

Tax bills for Preston residents will see a 2.99 per cent hike from April as authority bosses had their budget proposals approved by the full council chamber.

News
The Mayor of South Ribble, Councillor Mick Titherington and his wife Mayoress, Carole Titherington paid a visit to Shelagh Mervyn, to pay tribute to her contribution she has made to South Ribble.

South Ribble Mayor gives out award for special contribution to Bamber Bridge woman

A woman who was described as ‘very special’ has been awarded for her contribution to the South Ribble community.

News
Photo Neil Cross'Today's suffragettes feature'Chorley Hospital Campaigners

Meet the militant women carrying on the suffragettes’ struggle

They were the original campaigners, and they were anything but peaceful. Smashing windows, destroying artworks, setting fires and even attempting to blow up the prime minister.

News
South Ribble councillor quits Conservative group over charges for garden waste

South Ribble councillor quits Conservative group over charges for garden waste

The controversial brown bin saga in South Ribble has claimed its first victim.

Environment
Never leave your dog unattended

How to keep your dog safe from thieves

Animal charities say that dog owners should take some simple precautions to keep their pets safe from thieves.

Crime
REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

I’m asked if I tell you tall stories in these articles – the answer is no, for I deal in facts not fiction.

News
An all day board game event is being held in Penwortham

Things to do (Feb 24 to 26)

There's a great selection of events happening in Lancashire over the weekend.

Whats on
Damien Raeburn, 32, was at the wheel of a Vauxhall Corsa when he collided with Susan Shaw, 47, as she crossed High Street, Rishton.

Driver who mowed down mum of two is jailed

A driver who knocked down and killed a mum-of-two, after he was involved in a police pursuit on Boxing Day has been jailed for eight years.

Crime
The company said operating profit was down from 1.742m in 2016 to 1.48m in 2017, although revenue rose from 17.79m to 18.322m in 2018.

BAE Systems post downturn in operating profit

British defence giant BAE Systems has reported a drop in annual profits after taking a charge on its cyber security business and said it expects earnings to flatline in 2018.
Business
Stock car racing

Invite to The Veteran’s Stock Car Association’s 25th Annual Northern Stock Car Reunion

Car enthusiasts from Lancashire are invited to The Veteran’s Stock Car Association’s 25th Annual Northern Stock Car Reunion this Saturday.

News
Tara Palin, with picture of her daughter who was sent away to Middlesbrough

£4m spent sending mental health patients out of Lancashire

A lack of beds at Lancashire’s mental health trust saw patients being sent as far away as Somerset, it can be revealed.

Health
Emergency repairsare taking place around junction 2 for Bury and drivers are being warned that diversions are in place.

Delays on M66 after earlier collision

The southbound carriageway on the M66 has been partially closed following an earlier accident.
Transport
Man is charged with Ben assault

Man is charged with Ben assault

Police have charged a man following an incident in a nightclub 16 months ago which left 29-year-old Ben Pennington from Walton-le-Dale fighting for his life.

Crime

WATCH: First of its kind ice cream festival is coming to Garstang

Yes, you read that correctly! An ice cream festival is coming to town in what appears to be a first of its kind festival for the red rose county.
Arts
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