Lancashire Police warning about child grooming in theatre show

Lancashire Police is using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Theatre and Comedy

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

Paulene Barnes, Margaret Conroy, Gill Steele, Janet Houlkner, Kath Hodson Chorley girlguiding volunteers who have all received long service awards with 250 years between them

Amazing Chorley volunteers guiding the way for youngsters for fifty years

Five Girlguiding volunteers from Chorley have been honoured for their work supporting girls and young women over the last 50 years with a prestigious long service award.


When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Lancashire will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.
AJ Hartley (left) collaborated with Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge last year for a sci-fi novel series.

City centre book singing sees bestselling author AJ Hartley return to Preston

One of the city’s bestselling authors is set to make a return to his old book shop for a signing of his new Preston-based Gothic thriller.

Photo Neil Cross'Description:Apprenticeships Expo, organised by Preston's College, at 'Preston Guild Hall

FE training given national approval

College students in Preston and Leyland are getting a first class apprenticeship education according to the latest National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs.

Pictures from the LIFE Centre.

Education facility opens to youngsters pursuing a career in the NHS

A state-of-the-art educational health care facility that includes mocked up wards has opened its doors to tomorrow’s NHS workers.

Blue moon photographed by Post reader Jim Martin at 10.10pm on March 31, 2018

Once in a blue moon moment caught on camera

Amateur astronomer Jim Martin’s passion for sky watching paid off when he captured this rare blue moon moment from his Lancashire garden.

Today's meeting is at County Hall, Preston

County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s crisis hit children’s services.

Golden year for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society celebrates a golden milestone this year.


When it comes to Mother's Day, what are your kids really thinking?

If you're a mum who is looking forward to a surprise on Sunday, look away now.

Michelle Fazakerly, Ben Blackman, CEO Rainbow House, Judith Pike, Hayley Scholes, Head of Partnerships and Services, Rainbow House, Zara Rimmer, Rainbow House

Blues night in Leyland raises the roof for Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Disabled youngsters will be bouncing for joy after a night of moody blues earned them £1,000 for their new therapy trampoline.

According to the list, several schools in Burnley,Pendle,Accrington and the Ribble Valley are currently closed

SCHOOL CLOSURES: Latest list from Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council has issued an updated list (March 2) of school closures across the county.
Northern girls face a double disadvantage on pay and jobs, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned.

Thousands in Lancashire to find out if they have their first choice secondary school place

Thousands of anxious parents and youngsters are receiving their offers of secondary school places today.

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

Teachers’ leaders fear a classroom crisis as fewer people are entering the profession.

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.

Luke Carter is one of the children supported by Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Taylor Wimpey donates cash to Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A housing development company has gifted a Lancashire conductive education centre with a £500 donation towards its specialist services for children and young people with disabilities.
Last year's Workout-athon

Workout-athon for Rainbow House in Mawdesley at PNE ground

Are you ready for a workout to raise much needed funds for the children with disabilities?
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.

Beckie Ramsay with images of Dylan

Birds Eye advert axed over water safety fears

An advert featuring Captain Birds Eye jumping into the sea with his grandson has been pulled after pressure from a Chorley campaigner whose son died swimming in open water.

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