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Arson suspected after motorbike blaze

Fire experts believe a blaze which badly damaged a motorcycle was started deliberately.

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Elizabeth Grant visits Melanie's pebble at Derian House

Derian House 25th anniversary: Families remember loved ones through annual Forget Me Not service

One of Derian House’s top priorities is to ensure families can return to pay tribute to their loved one.

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The graphic posted to Twitter by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

Crews calls to two rubbish fires in Ribbleton - and how you can avoid causing them

On the back of fire crews attending the scene of two rubbish fires, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are calling on how to prevent wildfires.
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Lucy Sumner, left, who is doing the London Marathon for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Ribbleton family boost funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust in Kieran Miller's honour

The family of a man who lost his battle with cystic fibrosis has raised more than £20,000 for the charity which supported him.
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May and Jimmy Weyer are celebrating their diamond anniversary

Diamond anniversary: Jimmy Weyer was picture perfect for Ribbleton woman May

After seeing a photo of Jimmy Weyer in his army uniform, May Rimmer knew he was the one.
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Concerns over 'abusive' youths on Preston estate

Preston police are appealing to residents to help tackle anti-social behaviour on a Preston estate.
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An artist's impression of the new affordable builds.

Homes to boost Preston's affordable housing market

The site of a flattened block of flats will soon be redeveloped into a set of purpose-built affordable homes.

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Ribbleton Park

Preston parks set for £50k windfall

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

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Preston community champion Ray Langlands. The Ribbleton Ray of Sunshine project was set up in his memory

Community project is bringing sunshine to children of Ribbleton

A dedicated group of community volunteers in Ribbleton are hoping to dance their way through a year of success and build on the legacy left by one of their mentors after receiving a grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Clubbercise in Lancashire: With video

Clubbercise is fast becoming a popular new form of exercise. It is a mix of exercise in the clubbing environment, with fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems in a darkened room with disco lights.
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Coun Peter Kelly at West View Leisure Centre

Preston leisure centre handed land and cash boost

A Preston leisure centre could be set for an expansion and new facilities following a council deal.
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Chris Russell

Ribbleton man's ultra marathon challenge for Hooves for Healing

A Preston man is going for a double triple challenge to support children who are on the autistic spectrum.

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An outline of the hospital plans

Private hospital plan in Preston could create 25 jobs

Preston patients could soon be going under the knife at a new healthcare site.

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The RSPCA centre in Preston remains closed

Preston animal centre remains closed as probe continues

The immediate future of a Preston animal centre remains uncertain as an internal probe continues.

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The original police appeal had gone viral on social media

Preston man faces court date after social media appeal

A Preston man sought by police following a social media appeal will appear in court on Monday.
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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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WATCH: Roundabout chaos as van almost collides with lorry

Police have released footage of what has been described as 'completely unacceptable' driving.
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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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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, December 18, 2017

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston's courts.

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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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