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PICTURES: Gang steals 'cash and large quantity of cigarettes and tobacco' in early hours raid

Four raiders stole cash, cigarettes and tobacco after breaking into the BP service station on Blackpool Road, Lea.
Crime
Sam Worden, 30, Andy Bell, 61, David Finch, 58, and David Capitan, 11, get ready for their Machu Picchu trek for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Fulwood boy set to climb Machu Picchu for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

A school boy who has cystic fibrosis will be trekking up Machu Picchu to raise funds for the charity which supports him.
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Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
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Emergency services are dealing with an accident on the A1.

Mystery after woman found injured under bridge

Police are trying to solve the mystery of a woman found injured under a bridge in Lea. Preston this afternoon.

Transport
Hayfield Park is phase one of the Haydock Grange housing plan

Bid for phase two of Preston housing scheme

Details of the second phase of a major house building scheme in north west Preston have been unveiled.

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An artist's impression of the new care centre

'First of its type' care centre bid revealed for Preston

Detailed plans for a ground-breaking neurological care centre on a new Preston housing site have been unveiled.

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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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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 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.

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Restoration works underway at Moor Park

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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Stolen car crashes into bus

Stolen car crashes into bus

Police are searching for two people after a stolen car smashed into a bus in Preston this morning.

Crime
Water overflowing at the Lea section of the Ribble Link

Ribble Link close to bursting its banks

Torrential rain over the weekend has put water levels at Preston’s Ribble Link close to bursting its banks

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Veteran Greg Dunnings with the Invictus Games' founder, Prince Harry

Army veteran Greg gunning for gold

A veteran who had his leg ripped apart by a bomb  is going for gold at the  2017 Invictus Games in Canada
Sport
Preston Town Hall

Dispute over ticket rules for planning

A new ticketing system for Preston Council’s planning committee meetings has been branded a “disgrace” by an opposition councillor.

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The Saddle Inn at Lea.

Pub aims to be back in the Saddle

A country inn once voted the best family pub in Britain has shut down for the second time in eight years.

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Deborah and Robert Joinson

A latte love story for Preston newlyweds

Love stories more traditionally start over a candle-lit dinner, but for Deborah and Robert it was a cup of coffee that brought them together.
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