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Ice and snow warning after crash closes M6

Two lanes of the M6 were closed for a number of hours following an accident in wintry conditions.
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Newlyweds Tracey Ward and Russell Curtis put charity at the heart of their big day.

Blood Bikers tie the knot in their own unique way

For volunteers Russell Curtis and Tracey Ward, speaking the ultimate vows was an opportunity to showcase a cause close to their hearts as well as their love for each other.

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Police received reportsof the woman on the bridge at Brindle Road which runs over the M6

Police search for woman spotted on motorway bridge

A search was launched for a woman who was spotted on the wrong side of a motorway bridge, say police.
Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
A number of items were taken from a house, including a mobile phone, television and C-Max car.

UPDATE: Man charged in connection with Fulwood burglary

A man has been charged in connection with a burglary which happened in Fulwood earlier this week.
Management team take over Preston scrap metal merchant

Management team take over Preston scrap metal merchant

​A Preston-based independent non-ferrous scrap metal merchant has completed a management buyout with support from Yorkshire Bank.

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Persimmon Homes had planned to build 261 homes on land north of Brindle Road, Bamber Bridge.

Second bid for new homes turned down

Plans to build more than 250 new homes planned in South Ribble have been rejected by planners.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, November 6, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Congestion building up on the M6 northbound

Multi-vehicle smash shuts two lanes of M6

Two lanes of the M6 northbound were closed for almost an hour this afternoon after a crash involving a number of vehicles.

Can you identify anyone on this photograph taken around 1949 in Bamber Bridge with Burgess front row third from right?

Help write the missing Anthony Burgess chapter

Much has been written about - and by - Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange.

Image of the suspect released by South Ribble Police.

Police on the hunt after elderly lady has purse and wedding ring stolen in Aldi

Police are looking to speak to a woman (pictured above) after an elderly woman had goods stolen from her handbag.
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Staff at JYM Partnership in Bamber Bridge have raised 150 for Rosemere Councer Foundation by doing 10k and 5k runs

Staff from Bamber Bridge firm run for Rosemere

Fund-raisers have been on the run to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
Rev Andrew Webb, Mike and Pauline Bertram and Phil Waring, paramedic, present the new defibrillator at the Community and Worship Centre, Station Road, Bamber Bridge.

New defibrillator in Bamber Bridge for silver anniversary

Mike and Pauline Bertram marked 25 years of marriage by fund-raising for a new defibrillator for the Bamber Bridge community.

BARKING MAD: South Ribble Council’s controversial ruling puts the bite on dog walkers

BARKING MAD: South Ribble Council’s controversial ruling puts the bite on dog walkers

A council is putting the bite on dog walkers who exercise more than four pets at a time.

Bellway Homes is hoping to build 193 homes within the above red outline

Major Preston suburb ‘can’t cope’ with regeneration

Is this the boom town that no one wants?


Dogs on the catwalk for Homeless Hounds

These dogs made their debut on the catwalk to help fellow canines in need.
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Places for People Good Neighbour Awards

A Lancashire duo have been recognised at a national awards ceremony, for their commitment to supporting ex-servicemen.

David Spedding, 56, of Carr Meadows, Bamber Bridge, was in court for taking a knife into a pub. He says it was to cut up lettuce for his pet tortoises JR and Lola

Tortoise owner back in court on salad knife charge

A defendant who took his tortoise to court and showed it to a judge as part of his defence has been back in the dock – this time without his pet.

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Fire services and mountain rescue teams staged a daring rescue PIC: Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue

'Nemo' found by specialist crews from Bamber Bridge and Mountain rescue

A dog called Nemo sparked an emergency call-out after it became trapped in a Lancashire Quarry, say Mountain Rescue teams.
Both women were taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Woman suffers serious facial injuries after Bamber Bridge crash

Two women were taken to hospital suffering with serious injuries after they were involved in a two car crash in Bamber Bridge, say police.

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