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South Ribble Council leader to step down

South Ribble Council leader Peter Mullineaux has confirmed he will step aside from the role in May.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Leyland

Man arrested on suspicion of 'attempted murder' in Leyland

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Leyland after a woman was found with injuries to her neck, say police.
Crime
Erin Gibbons with her team of supporters outside Blow Out, in Leyland

Leyland youngster donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A schoolgirl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.

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Erin Gibbons with her team of supporters outside Blow Out, in Leyland

Leyland school girl donates her hair in memory of Leon Callon

A young girl said goodbye to her lovely locks in a hair-raising stunt in honour of a family friend who died of a rare stomach cancer.
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Two teenagers were arrested after the car was stung on Shore Brow

Teenagers arrested after car sting in Chorley

Two teenagers have been arrested in Leyland after a car was allegedly stolen overnight, say police.
Crime
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 23, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
Two fire engines attended the scene.

Delays after van fire on the M6

Firefighters were called to the scene after a van caught fire on the M6.

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Ariana Grande performing during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack

No Tears Left to Cry: Ariana Grande unveils first new track since Manchester Arena attack

Ariana Grande has released her first new track since the Manchester Arena attack which claimed the lives of 22 concertgoers.
Music
Work at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum in Leyland

Leyland’s British Commercial Vehicle Museum on track with £2m facelift

Leyland’s famous British Commercial Vehicle Museum is set to reopen in October – showing off  a major revamp thanks to  a £1.8m National Lottery grant.

Arts
Mayor and Consort of Wyre Councillor Alice Collinson (Mayor) with South Ribble Mayor, Coun Mick Titherington and his wife Carole

South Ribble Mayor and Mayoress having a Grand old time on ladies day in Leyland

The horses came in as guests enjoyed an alternative ladies day. The Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Mick and Carole Titherington, organised their own Ladies Day lunch at The Hallmark Leyland Hotel.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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South Ribble Council offices

Councils to meet over “cover up” claims

South Ribble Council has been rocked by another crisis, this time involving services it shares with neighbours Chorley.

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WATCH: Ex-Man City players launch Progress Charity Cup in Leyland

A host of footballing legends are throwing down the gauntlet to support a homeless charity in Lancashire.
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Jennifer Crichton

'No remorse': judge condemns baby killer Jennifer Crichton

A judge who locked up baby killer Jennifer Crichton has said she showed no remorse for the murder.

Crime
Jennifer Crichton

Amelia Crichton murder: Mum sentenced to life imprisonment

A mother who murdered her baby daughter has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 21-and-a-half years.
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Rebecca Parry will be presenting a 1930s themed show at Garstang Library

Things to do (April 13 to 17)

Get out and about with this selection of events happening over the coming days.

Whats on
The Helping Hands committee

Big hearted Leyland Trucks workforce offer helping hands to charitable causes

One kind-hearted workforce offering helping hands to a number of local and regional charitable causes, donating a record breaking £50,000 last year, aims to go bigger and better for 2018.

Leyland
Councillor Graham Walton; ABL Healths Mel Cooper; Councillor Phil Smith; ABL Healths Paul Rayner; and (seated) Councillor Karen Walton

South Ribble Council holds gym induction at Farington Park

Councillors and community members were given a gym induction with a twist at the new outdoor equipment at Farington Park.
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Car park on King Street, Leyland

Tories suspend three in parking fees row

Three councillors with more than 30 years service between them have been suspended by the Conservative group on South Ribble Council for failing to toe the party line.

Leyland
An appeal has been launched to locate Philip Michael Shilton

Man wanted in connection with drug smuggling at Lancashire prisons

Police are warning members of the public not to approach a man who is wanted in connection with trafficking drugs into two Lancashire prisons.

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