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Lancashire Post staff wore football tops for Joseph's Goal

Staff at Lancashire Post got into the spirit of the World Cup by swapping their shirt and ties for football tops.

News
Drivers are being warned to expect delays

UPDATE: Motorway reopens following M6 crash near Preston

Drivers were being warned earlier today to avoid the M6 near Preston following a one car crash.
Transport
Drivers who use the short section of bus lane which links Garstang Road to James Towers Way, heading towards the M55 roundabout can expect to beissued with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).

Fines warning for Broughton bus lane

People who misuse a bus lane in Broughton will now be face a fine, County Council bosses have warned.
Transport

Man arrested after thieves hack their way into shipping container at Preston Docks

A man was arrested after raiders brazenly attempted to hack their way into a shipping container at Preston Docks using an angle grinder, say police.
Crime
Mario Mayer with Beauty Zone's Ilana Ziaja.

Super Mario is Mr Scissorhands

He’s a cut above the rest . . . currently the second-best barber in the world.

News
The damaged book of condolence to Peter Rankin

Fury as sick vandal damages book of condolence to former Preston Council leader

A sick vandal has damaged the book of condolence in memory of former Preston Council leader Peter Rankin
Crime
Beauty salons from Wigan, Ormskirk, Preston, Chorley and Skelmersdale have all joined the Breast Screening for Beauty campaign

Preston and Chorley beauty salons giving discounts to women who attend breast cancer screenings

A host of beauty salons have joined forces with the NHS to encourage more women to attend breast cancer screenings

News
The awards night at Blackpool Tower is always a sell-out

Judges take to the road to grill awards finalists

One of Lancashire’s leading business awards has sent its judging panels on the road to meet finalists across the county.
Business

Preston school closes after sudden death of staff member

A school in Preston has been closed as a mark of respect after a member of staff died suddenly.
News

Weekend party pictures from around Preston - June 15-17, 2018

Were you out on the town this weekend?

News
Lancashire PC Jonathan Ardron (left) with Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police.

Lancashire Police officer recognised for helping families in their darkest hour

A Lancashire Police officer has been recognised for his commitment and dedication to bereaved families.
News

Air Ambulance called to Preston garage after 'car falls on man'

An Air Ambulance was called to a garage in Preston after a man was injured by a falling car, say Ambulance Services.
News
Emergency services were called to the eastbound carriageway after the rider came off a bike between junctions 1 and 2 on Monday evening.

Man in 'serious condition' after motorway crash

A man has suffered serious head injuries following an accident on the M65, say police.
Transport
Sir Mark Hendrick at the Palace

Prince’s city visit hint to MP Sir Mark

Prince William expressed an interest in visiting Preston when he knighted the city’s MP Sir Mark Hendrick at Buckingham Palace.

News
Preston taxi driver handed fare compensation

Preston taxi driver handed fare compensation

A Preston taxi driver will be paid compensation after his vehicle was wrongly registered by the city council.

Politics
Police have charged a man with manslaughter

Preston man charged with manslaughter

A man has tonight been charged with manslaughter after the death of a man at a Preston Hotel.
Crime
Dr Jim Morris with a coin found during  the 2017 dig

Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.
News
Police say a60-year-old woman suffered a suspected head injury and a cut to her neck and a 64-year-old man suffered a head injury in the same incident.

Two people injured after assaults in Preston

Two people have been taken to hospital following reports of assaults involving a knife and a hammer at an address in Preston, say police.
Crime
100 Apprenticeships in 100 Days Challenge

100 Apprenticeships in 100 Days Challenge

The Lancashire Post is joining forces with Preston’s College to launch a campaign that aims to encourage local businesses to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days across central Lancashire.
News

Lancashire court listings - Monday, June 18, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
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