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Where are the best nightclubs in Lancashire?

As party season is in full swing, where do you like to go for a dance?

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Bishop of Lancaster Michael Campbell

Talbot Library re-opens in a new location

The most important collection of Catholic books and documents in the North West is open to the public again, four years after the closure of the Talbot Library in Preston.

Arts
Police want to speak to this man about the rape of a woman in Preston (Picture: Lancashire Constabulary)

Patrols stepped up after woman raped by man she met on a night out in Preston

A woman in her 20s was raped after catching a taxi with a man she met during a night out in Preston.

Crime
What a wizard year for display experts

What a wizard year for display experts

A Lancashire-based display stand business has seen record growth.

Business
Blackpool Tower Eye experience

County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

One of the county’s most iconic landmark attractions has made a generous offer to help the Lancashire Post’s Christmas appeal.

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Preston’s newest bar and club unveiled

Preston’s newest bar and club unveiled

Preston’s newest bar and club is being unveiled to the public this week.

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Raver Tots is at Preston's 53 Degrees on Sunday

Feast of theatre and music in Preston

There really is something for everything with these events over the coming days.

Whats on
Kyle Collins has been missing from an address in Newcastle

APPEAL: Teen believed to be in Preston

An appeal has been launched to trace a teenager who is known to have links to Preston, say police.
Crime
Occupants atNew Brook House on Newhall Lane noticed their water had a foul smell

Water contamination fears at Preston sheltered housing complex

Residents at a sheltered housing complex in Preston have have been told to avoid drinking their tap water over fears it could be contaminated, says United Utilities.

Environment
Police were called to the incident

Motorcyclist hurt in Fulwood crash

A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries after his vehicle was in collision with a car in Fulwood.

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Frank Salter

Tributes to Preston Opera founder Frank Salter

A popular Preston musical director has died at the age of 77.

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Vandals spray-painted the words Frack off and Not guilty on the glass window of a Barclays bank branch in Preston.

"Frack off" spray-painted on Barclays bank window in Preston

Vandals spray-painted the words “Frack off” and “Not guilty” on the glass window of a Barclays bank branch in Preston.

Preston
Preston Glades is operated by Four Seasons

Care home provider saved in last-minute deal

Four Seasons, Britain's second-biggest care homes operator, has struck a last-ditch deal with its major creditor that staves off the immediate threat of administration.

Preston
Preston City Council leader Coun Peter Rankin

Preston Council leader to stand down on temporary basis for health reasons

The leader of Preston City Council, Peter Rankin, is to take a leave of absence because of ill-health.

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Lancashire prisons

REVEALED: What inmates in Lancashire's prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

The festive menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas has been revealed by prison bosses.

Crime
Cast of Aladdin at Preston Charter Theatre to January 3

REVIEW: Aladdin Preston Charter Theatre

With a puff of smoke, a boo, a cheer, sparkle and glitz, a technical glitch and some musical magic, mix it altogether in a rusty old lamp and oh yes, it could only be opening night of Preston’s 2017 pantomime Aladdin.

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The Masjid e Salaam Mosque in Fulwood

Double planning joy for Preston Muslim Society

Preston Muslim Society is celebrating double delight as development bids passed the city’s planning committee.

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The Evoque nightspot in Church St, Preston

Preston clubbers urged to dig deep for The Echo Trust on Christmas nights out

Preston clubbers are being urged to back a charity campaign for children while on their festive nights out over the next few weeks.

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Kashif Gohar and Fathima at their new home in Deepdale, the devastation caused by the fire in their old flats, and landlord Vali Patel, the county council's former head of children's services

Family tells of horror after dad had to catch tot thrown from flats blaze

A terrified mum had to throw her baby to safety from a blazing block of flats owned by Lancashire’s former children’s services chief, a court has heard.
Crime
Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

Experts have been asked to report back within a year on the progress being made to reduce the number of suicides in Lancashire.

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