Extra funds request for Preston park project

Cash-strapped Preston Council is considering spending an extra £90k on a city park restoration project after initial estimates missed the mark.


Fulwood library officially re-opens 14 months after closure

Christmas came early for users of one Lancashire library this week.
These ambulances were pictured in 2016 queuing outside RPH

Ambulances 'turned away from busy hospital'

Ambulances were turned away from the A&E department at Royal Preston Hospital after it became too busy.

Lancashire's Nest initiative

FESTIVE PLEDGE: Support Lancashire Post's Christmas Appeal for 2017 for Nest

The Lancashire Post has launches its Christmas Appeal for 2017, urging our readers to back an organisation providing vital support to young victims of crime.

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.

Sweet Pea Florist

Lancashire recommends... Florists

Here are the top florists in the region, as voted by readers.

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.


Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Guests enjoying the wine tasting

Top-to-toe tipples for a Methodist Action charity drive in Preston

These guests were given a tour of Italy’s vineyards without leaving the comfort of Fulwood and Brought Cricket Club.

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.

Ruth Naylor - Real Life Story

Mum who seems to have the perfect life says cancer means she might not live to enjoy it

Mum-of-two Ruth Naylor who was suddenly told she had cancer at the age of 32 is urging people not to make snap assumptions about others as appearances can be deceptive.

She tells AASMA DAY about her shock diagnosis and why she is determined to beat cancer and be around for her children.

Booths Supermarket, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood

Police hunt four men after armed robbery

Four men are being hunted by police after an armed raid on a Preston supermarket.

Two crews from Preston were called to Cantsfield Avenue on Thursday

Smoke alarm alerts Preston neighbours

Quick-thinking neighbours averted a potential house blaze in Preston.


Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
A housing site off Hoyles Lane

Congestion fears as housing bids gather pace

Congestion is causing ongoing angst as a major Preston housing-building drive continues to gather pace, according to a community leader.

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
Chris Hall

Galloway's appeal: Volunteer minibus drivers needed

Can you help blind and visually impaired people get out and enjoy a host of leisure activities?
Fulwood Library

Oliver is VIP guest at re-opening of Fulwood library

A young campaigner who sought to save Fulwood library will be a VIP guest at its re-opening next month.

Sophie Harrison goes sailing

Galloway's appeal: Minibus needed to help service users Get Active

Having problems with your vision doesn’t mean you have to lead a lonely life indoors.

Checco's on Garstang Road, Preston

Staff 'told by text Checcos was closing'

Mystery surrounds the closure of a popular Italian restaurant in Preston.
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