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Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

The campaign to gain devolution for Lancashire has been kickstarted this week by the county council’s Labour opposition group.

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Buckshaw Village

Alarm bells at buying homes at new build estates

A homeowner in Buckshaw Village has urged buyers to be wary of purchasing homes from new housing estates.

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Oliver, Jenny Ashcroft, Will, High Sheriff of Lancashire Robert Webb, Hannah, Liam, Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble Mick and Carol Titherington at Bay 6 in Leyland

Barnardo’s Bay 6 Project in Leyland honoured with such high approval

A charity which helps vulnerable youngsters get back on their feet has been given the thumbs up by the High Sheriff of Lancashire.

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Chippy of the year 2018

Top 10 revealed in Lancashire Post Chippy of the Year 2018

We’ve got our top finalists for the Chip Shop Of The Year 2018 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.
Food and Drink
Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Leyland Motors 500 engine factory runners up in shop cricket competition in 1972

Nostalgia: Derek Rogerson’s memories of working at Leyland Motors through book: Trucks, Buses, Planes and Trains

Leyland Motors is a big part of the local community.

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Councillor Susie Charles

Voters aged 11 go to the polls to elect MPs

Children as young as 11 are being urged to cast their vote next month to elect Lancashire’s five members of the UK Youth Parliament.

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In one picture a scuba diver pops up from one water-logged hole in the road.

Drivers go potty over potholes

Motorists all over Lancashire are being driven potty over potholes.
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Cabinet member Coun Keith Iddon watches a pothole being repaired in Chipping recently.

Axed pothole policy ‘put lives in danger’

A new repair policy to tackle Lancashire’s escalating pothole crisis has been withdrawn by the county council amid claims it could endanger lives.

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A crew from Leyland was called to the scene on Broadgreen Close just after 11pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Investigation after 'deliberate' car fire in Leyland

An investigation has been launched after a car was set on fire in Leyland, say fire services.

Crime
Amelia Crichton was murdered just hours after being left alone with her mother

Leyland mum murdered 'helpless' baby hours after social workers left

A mother has been found guilty of battering her "helpless and vulnerable" baby daughter to death two hours after social workers left her home alone with the child.
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County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

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Kettlebells

Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
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Police are now warning residents to ensure that their doors remain locked even when they are in their property.

Warning issued in South Ribble after 'spate' of break-ins

A warning has been issued to residents in South Ribble following a spate of burglaries over the past few weeks.
Crime
County Coun John Fillis

Eleventh hour bid to keep county's community transport services on the road

An eleventh hour bid will be made tomorrow to save Lancashire’s community transport services from cutbacks.

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Head to Brockholes Nature Reserve for an After Dark Walk

Things to do (February 10 to 18)

With half-term looming, there's plenty of events to keep the kids entertained over the weekend and beyond.

Whats on
County Coun Geoff Driver

Consultation on Council's new halal meat policy after school meals boycott threatened

A one month consultation has been launched on Lancashire County Council’s controversial plans to change its halal meat policy.

Education

Heartbreak for Lancashire’s world freestyle football champion Liv Cooke

Lancashire’s world champion freestyle footballer Liv Cooke ​has made the heartbreaking decision not to defend her title because of injury.

Sport
South Ribble celebrates 100 years of the vote

Suffragist soiree and tea party in Leyland celebrates the centenary of votes for women

The women of South Ribble came out in force to celebrate 100 years since women won the right to vote.

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Amy jokes with Blind Date host Paul O'Grady

‘Witch’ Amy casts Blind Date spell

Self-confessed white witch Amy Masterson is flying off to the South of France today hoping to cast a spell over a total stranger.

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