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Man stabbed multiple times in Preston robbery

A man is in hospital with multiple stab wounds after a robbery in Preston.

Pair had a lucky escape after the crash near Temple Way, Chorley

'Amazing' escape after late night crash in Chorley

Two people had a lucky escape after the car they were travelling crashed into the central reservation on a main road in Chorley.

Photo Neil Cross'Scott Felton examining some of the memorabilia and personal effects belonging to George Formby found in an office clearance

Long-lost George Formby haul discovered hidden in office

It couldn’t have turned out nicer for George Formby devotees heading for a special get-together in Lancashire today.

Protestors outside Clayton Hall tip in Whittle-le-Woods

Tip stink latest: Firm say work is complete

A solution to the stinking tip which has blighted residents lives near Whittle-le-Woods for weeks may be in sight.

M6 looking north - photo Highways England

M6 blocked northbound after smash

The M6 was partially blocked in both directions near Preston after a smash just before the teatime rush hour.

The new climbing wall at Chorley Youth Zone

PROJECT UPDATE: Chorley’s new Youth Zone

Climbing wall and 3G pitches at the ready in new Youth Zone

Lancashire Police has received a good rating at inspection

Lancashire Police rated 'good' in latest inspection

Lancashire Police has received a good rating for keeping people safe and preventing crime.

Leyland's crown green bowlers to meet with South Ribble Council leadership to discuss club fee row

Crown green bowlers in Leyland have been backed by South Ribble’s deputy leader as the saga over fees rolls on.
Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle

Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle: ‘I thought - This is Parliament and we are under attack’

‘Parliament was under attack. I was in shock.’

Police were called to reports of the robbery at the shop on Dunkirk Lane.

APPEAL: Masked men raid Leyland Co-op in armed robbery

Masked men armed with an axe and a crowbar made-off with thousands of pounds after they raided a convenience shop in Leyland, say police.

WATCH: Cancer Research Race for Life stopped off in Preston as part of its 25 in 25 challenge

This year’s crusade to beat cancer has begun, with Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life team celebrating quarter of a century by visiting all 25 race locations in the North West and North Wales – including Preston - in 25 hours.
Chorley Cemetery is to get a new Muslim prayer shelter

New Muslim prayer shelter planned for Chorley Cemetery

A new Muslim prayer shelter will be built in Chorley Cemetery after planners gave the go-ahead to proposals.

The fraudsters ask victims to confirm/provide their bank account details

Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.


Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
Norcross Cricket Club

The best cricket clubs in Lancashire

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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.


Police urge caution after posters of pervert are plastered around Penwortham

Police have ‘urged restraint’ after South Ribble vigilantes plastered posters of a local pervert around the town.
Roulette played on a fixed odds betting terminal - or FOBT.

SPECIAL REPORT: Is the game up for betting shop gaming machines?

Lancashire leaders have welcomed news of a crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), as the Gambling Commission recommends the maximum stake is cut to prevent problem betting. When the review was first launched, we spoke to key figures in Preston about whether changes were needed on our high street...
Ambulances queuing outside Royal Preston Hospital

NHS winter crisis: Hundreds lefts waiting outside county A&Es

Hundreds of patients waited for more than an hour in ambulances outside Lancashire hospitals during the winter NHS crisis.

Dylan Crossey

Boy, 16, relives night pal was mown down

A 16-year-old boy relived in court the horrific moment his friend was killed by a hit-and-run driver as they rode home on unlit bikes late at night.

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