Preston Gamers Guild holds gamer marathon in Penwortham for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Are you game enough to help Rosemere Cancer Foundation raise money for its 20 Years Anniversary Appeal?
Cabinet member Coun Keith Iddon watches a pothole being repaired in Chipping recently.

Axed pothole policy ‘put lives in danger’

A new repair policy to tackle Lancashire’s escalating pothole crisis has been withdrawn by the county council amid claims it could endanger lives.

Galloways celebrating the start of its 150th year 12 months ago

Join Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham for its 150 years celebration

Sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, is marking the culmination of its 150th year with a big party for the community.

County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.


VIDEO: Watch LCC highways councillor Keith Iddon walk blindfolded through Fishergate's shared space with Galloway's

The shared space scheme in Preston city centre has not always hit the right note with motorists and pedestrians.
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Dan Murphy and Joe Appleton celebrate being winners of Channel 4's Hunted

TV prize delight for song duo

A pair of singing milkmen are celebrating after scooping £25,000 on a TV game show.


Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
Rebecca Cliffe, sloth biologist, holding sloth wearing sloth backpack while traveling in boat to release site  at Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica

Dr Rebecca Cliffe of Penwortham reveals all about working in the jungle in her book Sloths: Life in the Slow Lane

Zoologist Dr Rebecca Cliffe has had mouldy hair and been stranded on a desert island for three days. But she won’t give up working in the jungle and looking after what has fast become her favourite animals - sloths.

Police are now warning residents to ensure that their doors remain locked even when they are in their property.

Warning issued in South Ribble after 'spate' of break-ins

A warning has been issued to residents in South Ribble following a spate of burglaries over the past few weeks.
County Coun John Fillis

Eleventh hour bid to keep county's community transport services on the road

An eleventh hour bid will be made tomorrow to save Lancashire’s community transport services from cutbacks.

County Coun Geoff Driver

Consultation on Council's new halal meat policy after school meals boycott threatened

A one month consultation has been launched on Lancashire County Council’s controversial plans to change its halal meat policy.

Members of St Gerards Club in Lostock Hall raised 5,000 for The Guide Dogs Association and Galloway's Society for the Blind. They were also given the highest honour plaque for raising a large amount for the NSPCC

St Gerard’s Club in Lostock Hall raise thousands for charity

Members of St Gerard’s Club in Lostock Hall have raised £14,000 for three charities, by hosting a series of activities over a period of 12 months.
The ferocious feline in Avenham Park. Photo courtesy of Chris Redpath.

Multiple sightings of 'Penwortham tiger' as it toys with city joggers

Runners, walkers, and park strollers have been ‘stopped in their tracks’ after coming across what appeared to be a tiger on the loose.

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Lancashire court listings - Monday, January 29, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Group Scout Leader John Topping, Mayor of Penwortham Town Council Coun Jim Patten, stall holders and scouts.

Penwortham scouts step in to save farmers' market

​Forget tying knots and singing round the campire - these scouts are trying their hand at something entirely different.
Gizmo needs a home

Cats left “on the shelf” because of their colour says animal sanctuary

A black cat may be lucky for some.

The A582 Golden Way roundabout.

Penwortham Bypass work starts on roundabout site

Commuters hoping to see an end to nightmare journeys through South Ribble and Preston are facing ongoing delays  as work to add lanes to a key roundabout on the Penwortham Bypass take place.

Graham Vickers at home with his running medals

Help Wesham Road Runners member Graham Vickers, of Penwortham, fund cancer treatment

A man who has already battled cancer once is ready for a new fight, as he is overwhelmed by the generosity of strangers to help pay for life saving proton beam therapy.
Santa's grotto in St George's Centre

St George's Shopping Centre in Preston raises thousands for Galloway's Society for the Blind

Shoppers at St George’s Shopping Centre have raised £13,000 for sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, over the past 12 months.

Jordan North is pictured here presenting the opening ceremony of the 2016 SPAR Lancashire School Games

Prime-time Radio 1 slot for Penwortham DJ Jordan North

A leading Preston DJ is going from strength to strength after landing a prime-time slot on Radio 1.
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