Saffie's star is raised over her hometown of Leyland

A Christmas star designed specially for Saffie Roussos now overlooks Leyland.

Saffie’s star is raised over Leyland

A Christmas star designed specially for Saffie Roussos now overlooks Leyland.
The M6 junction at Leyland

M6 Leyland slip road jams spark safety fears

Drivers say they fear for their lives queuing up to get off the M6 at Leyland because of jams on both exit slip roads.

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South Ribble Council

Questions over South Ribble Council position

Fears have been raised over a problem with a sharing agreement between South Ribble and Chorley councils.
Trenching for underground water pipes which will heat the ground breaking new eco-friendly centre.

Opening date pushed back as builders burrow on at Cuerden Valley Park

Update: The ground-breaking project could become the first in the UK with no concrete, cement and no PVC plastic

The Heritage Network at UCLan - students who did the Lancashire Women in Mills project outside Queen Street Mill

Students loving hunt for history

For delving into local history, students and lecturers at University of Central Lancashire lead the way.

There will be lots of festive goodies to be had at Crafty Vintage in Scorton

Things to do (November 24 to 26)

There are some great events coming up, some festive, some not:

Whats on

Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
Jamie and Harry Brown prepare for the Santa dash

Brothers join Santa dash for St Catherine's Hospice

Two young Lancashire brothers are preparing to join a hospice's Santa Dash next month to say thank you for the care their dad is receiving.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, November 20, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
An appeal has been launched by policeto traceAndrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who also uses the name Chris, following the incident.

Man wanted in connection with violent shop raid in Leyland

Lancashire Police are hunting for a man after a shopkeeper and his wife were injured during a violent raid in Leyland.
Stonehouse Childcare in Leyland took part in a full week of activities for Children in Need
Holly, Max, Gabriel, Aydin, Leon and Thomas

Your photos from 
Children in Need

Youngsters have been going dotty with Pudsey Bear over this year’s Children in Need appeal.

Detectives would now like to speak to the man in the footage, who was in the store prior to the incident.

CCTV APPEAL: Knifepoint robbery at shop

Police have released new CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following a knifepoint robbery at a Leyland convenience store.
Police would like to identify this man in connection with their investigation

Shop keeper hurt fighting off robbers armed with knives

A brave shopkeeper and his wife were injured tackling knife-wielding robbers who held up their store.
Cerws from Leyland and Bamber Bridge attended the fire onRussell Avenue on November 14 at around 7.20pm.

Man suffers smoke inhalation after fire in Leyland

A man suffered smoke inhalation after a grill pan caught fire at a property in Leyland, say firefighters.

Is this your bike? Get in touch and let us know.

Is this your bike?

A purple bike was found by a passer-by this morning in Leyland.

Barn Owl Bill and his wife Carole need help for their sanctuary

Volunteer shortage leaves Leyland bird sanctuary on the brink of closure

Lancashire’s best-known bird santuary could be on the brink of closure due to a shortage of volunteers.

Galloway's Society for the Blind is hosting a sight loss conference

Galloway's Society for the Blind to host sight loss conference in Leyland

One of Lancashire’s oldest charities is gearing up to celebrate 150 years of serving the community by holding a sight loss conference.
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