Preston parks set for £50k windfall

Preston parks are set to receive a £50k boost as a result of a town hall savings plan.

Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
Ruth Watkinson now

Ashton woman to take on London Marathon following dramatic weight loss

An NHS worker who dropped six dress sizes after weighing more than 16 stone is now tackling her next goal - to run the marathon.

Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Roisin Pelan, 36, from Ashton, who is battling cancer for the second time in four years, with daughter Ivy three

Brave mum Roisin pulls together a rambling army to walk along Hadrian's Wall in the fight against cancer

A mum is to walk a stretch of Hadrian’s Wall after finding out she’s battling cancer for the second time in four years.

Bounce-a-thon at Preston City and UCLAN Trampoline Clubs raises £1,700 for Rosemere: WITH VIDEO

There was much jumping for joy by members of Preston City and UCLAN Trampoline Clubs, who raised £1,779 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by staging a 24 hour bounce-a-thon.
Photo Neil Cross'Gym of the Year trophy presentation with Mick Hall, Scott Fitzgerald, Tommy Gallagher, Joe Kilshaw, Dave Fitzgerald, Jimmy Moon and Bernard Watson of Larches and Savick Boxing Club

Larches and Savick Boxing Club fundraiser is a knockout success

It was a knockout night when Larches and Savick Boxing Club held their annual Boxing Dinner Show at Park Hall, Charnock Richard.

Oisin Morgan

Missing Preston boy is 'safe and well'

Police have said a boy reported missing in Preston has been located and is 'safe and well'.
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.

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.

Stock image

Man airlifted to hospital after 'industrial incident' close to Preston Dock

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in an 'industrial incident' close to Preston Dock.
The changes hope to bring empty homes back into use faster

Bid to bring Preston's empty homes back into use

Council bosses are considering changes to Preston’s empty house charges in a bid to bring properties back into use faster.

Peter Marquis, left, handing over the cheque to Andrea Baker and David Diggins from the Space Centre.

Thousands donated to city charity after Christmas ball fund-raiser

One of Preston’s leading charities has received a fitting festive donation from one of the city’s top building contractors.

Support is needed for homeless people

Direct Cleaning Services in Preston is asking for donations for the Foxton Centre

A Preston cleaning firm is collecting food and winter essentials for people sleeping rough in the city centre.

The two-storey care home will be on this car park at PGRUFC

Preston rugby club care home plan approved

A bid to build a care home on a car park at Preston Grasshoppers RUFC has been given the green light.

The animal centre has been closed until further notice

Charity closes Preston animal shelter

A prominent animal shelter in Preston has been closed until further notice by RSPCA bosses over concerns about sub-standard practices.

Police have been called to Alert Street, Ashton.

Police called after report of sexual assault

Lancashire Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault of a woman in Preston.

Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

Photo: David Hurst'8 year old Tamia Charles of Ingol with her barn owl from Lancashire Hawks and Owls, at the Harry Potter Family Fun Day in aid of The Christie held at Heskin Hall, Eccleston,

Preston mum brews up magical Harry Potter inspired fundraiser

Wannabe wizards of all ages packed out a Lancashire manor house for a magical day of all things Harry Potter and helped raise more than £2,000 in aid of The Christie hospital.

Photo Neil Cross. 'Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 'are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

Load more
Get daily updates Sign Up