Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

Rob Howard

Leyland man with brain tumour to share his experiences on TV

A man who is battling a brain tumour is to feature in a BBC documentary to highlight the need for more money to be spent on research and treatments.

Harry and Mary Duckworth at a 2016 tea dance at St Andrew's Church Hall, Longton.

Warm tributes to 'true gent' and top musician Harry Duckworth

One of Preston’s famous musical sons has died after a glittering transatlantic career.
Last year's Ten Ten Walk

Join in the Ten Ten Walk through Penwortham, New Longton, Much Hoole and Hutton for CALM

People are invited to take part in a pub crawl this Saturday with a difference.

What the canines are up to at Lancashire Police Dog Unit - WITH VIDEO

Even on his day off, Ruskin was busy helping to solve crimes in Lancashire.
Kelly Nix with Smudge

Following Lancashire Police Dog Unit

Even on his day off, Ruskin was busy helping to solve crimes in Lancashire.
Catherine Walton launched her Tilly Ann & Little Gentleman label this year

Preston designer hosts Tilly Ann & Little Gentleman Christmas fashion show for charity

A Preston children's fashion designer will host the first fashion show of her range this week with proceeds from the event going to charity.

Isabella Dawson with her rescue pony Norman

How Norman the pony became poster boy for adoption

Norman the rescue pony – and the poem his devoted new owner has written about him – is the new poster boy for animal adoption.

A group photo of the Lancashire Police team at the top of the Khardung La Pass after their motorcycle challenge for the AWARE charity

Lancashire Police take on dangerous Indian trail for disadvantaged youngsters

A team of Lancashire police officers past and present took on a very different kind of shift with a gruelling motorcycling challenge, riding across two of the world’s highest routes for charity.

Sam Tyrer, a nurse who has organised Change Talks to tackle issues around mental health

Nurse’s mission to get people talking about mental health

A Lancashire nurse nurse organised an event called Change Talks to tackle issues around mental health

AASMA DAY talks to Sam Tyrer to find out what inspired him to organise the event and increase awareness

Fire service, police and air ambulance crews had launched a joint operationat the scene on Liverpool Road.  Pic: Bob Clare

Man rescued from electricity pylon

A man has been rescued after being spotted "dangling" from an electricity pylon in Hutton.
Lancashire Police held a minute's silence at its Hutton headquarters

Lancashire Police hold minute’s silence for Manchester terror attack victims

A minute’s silence was observed by Lancashire Police to remember the 22 people killed in the Manchester terror attack.

Hugh Aitchison- vocals,piano, Marcus Maddock- guitar, Nathan Walker - cajon, indie pop band Driftwood

Driftwood are riding the tide as they aim to hit the big time

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the rising indie pop trio Driftwood already labelled as a band to watch this year.
The Funtime Frankies

Frankies are top wedding band in UK

They are the UK’s official band of gold after being crowned the top entertainment act in the wedding industry “Oscars.”


Biker hurt after A59 crash

A motorcyclist has been injured after a collision with a car on the A59 at Hutton.

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters, Hutton near Preston

Residents disturbed by CadetFest celebrations

Police have apologised after complaints were received about noise from a CadetFest celebration.

Det Chief Finnerty

Former head of CID dies aged 83

A detective who investigated some of the most notorious crimes in Lancashire over three decades has died at the age of 83.

Nic McCarthy - Real Life Story - Graika before and after her operation

“The tumour on this little girl’s neck was so horrific and huge, people were terrified”

Former Lancashire lad Nic McCarthy is now living in the Philippines and together with a group of expats out there, he has become involved in a fundraising mission after being touched by the plight of a little girl living in poverty who was afflicted by a massive growth on her neck.

AASMA DAY talks to Nic McCarthy to find out more and why he is urging Lancashire folk to show the generosity they are renowned for.

Lindle Lane at its junction with Pope Lane, Whitestake.'Image courtesy of Google

Fallen tree causes road closure

A fallen tree has closed part of Lindle Lane in Whitestake.

Ashbridge pupils and staff celebrate being voted LEP Nursery of the Year

Our ‘Nursery of the Year’ celebrates being top of the tots

Staff and children at a Preston nursery are celebrating after being voted top of the tots to cap a memorable year.

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