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Asda launch massive toy sale with up to 50% off big brands

With only 94 days left until Christmas Asda is getting parents prepared for the big day by launching a massive toy sale with up to 50 per cent off toys such as Power Rangers and Paw Patrol.

Business
Dame Judi Dench is supporting World's Biggest Macmillan Coffee Morning

Macmillan Coffee Morning events in Lancashire

The Lancashire community is invited to enjoy a cuppa and a slice or two of cake to help beat cancer.
News
Brendan Ainsough, left, with MD Richard Crayston at Ainscough Training

Brand new training suite opens at Leyland site

Ainscough Training Services’ new state of the art training suite on the Leyland Business Park has been officially opened.

Business
St James's C of E School in Leyland in 1975/6. Gordon Gregson is stood at the back second from the left

Gordon always took very good care of his school

Growing up, Paul Gregson had great inside knowledge of TWO primary schools, despite only attending one.

Education

Couple caught romping on CCTV in Domino's warned they could face jail

A couple caught on CCTV having sex in a Domino's takeaway have been warned they are facing the possibility of a custodial sentence.
Offbeat
An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Book review: An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Twenty-three books in and Anne Perry’s brilliantly conceived William Monk Victorian mystery series is as fresh and invigorating as ever.
Arts
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Coaster thrills spill over into the night with late riding special

Late night riding returns to Blackpool Pleasure Beach this weekend, with the park open from 10am until 10pm tomorrow.

Whats on
Mini bus fire on Midge Hall Lane, Leyland

Dramatic pictures show roadside blaze which engulfed Leyland minibus

Flames engulfed a minibus completely destroying the vehicle.

News
Reverend & the Makers will be dropping in to Action Records

Record store signing for Reverend & The Makers

For a little independant record shop on Church Street in Preston, Action Records stand head and shoulders with the big boys.

Music
Basic check-ups which highlight potential major health issues early on could become even more accessible and convenient if they were rolled out across leisure centres.
It is the premise of the last year of work that senior lecturer in Preventative Medicine at The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Simon Alford, has been beavering away at.

Health checks could be on offer at leisure centres and supermarkets

Basic check-ups which diagnose people at risk of heart attacks and strokes early on could become even more accessible and convenient if they were rolled out across leisure centres.

News

Motorway madness lands driver in hot water

If you ever want a lesson in how not to join a motorway, this is it
Transport
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Clear your diary - the world might end tomorrow!

Clear your diaries folks - we have a big day tomorrow (Saturday, September 23), when all life as we know it may end.

Offbeat
Matt Mahoney is back for Bamber Bridge after suspension

Reynolds prepares for battles of the Brigs

Neil Reynolds admits he had a little wry smile to himself as the final whistle sounded on Saturday at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Football
William G Stewart and his wife Laura arriving at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Fifteen to One presenter William G Stewart dies at 84

Former Fifteen To One presenter William G Stewart has died at the age of 84, a representative has said.

Arts
Vera Leitao, Emma Nicholas (paediatric nurse aged 38 from Chorley), Karen Kelly (paediatric nurse aged 41 from Adlington), Jayde Melling and Nicola Robinson took part in Stand up to Cancer

Chorley mum Stands up to Cancer in memory of her daughter

A gang of nurses swapped their uniforms for bright orange wigs and legwarmers – in a bid to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.

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Jayson Lobo, a former police officer from Lancashire police, arrives at Liverpool Crown Court. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Former police officer convicted of secretly filming women

A sacked former Lancashire police officer has been convicted of voyeurism.

Crime
Mini bus fire on Midge Hall Lane, Leyland

Firefighters tackle mini bus blaze

Fire crews dealt with a blaze on a mini bus in Leyland this afternoon.

News
Paul Jones, 39 said he is regularly forced to pass parked cars by going out into a busy road when pushing his one-year-old daughter in her pram.

Lancashire residents speak out about drivers who block pavements

A Penwortham father has spoken out about the difficulties he faces passing inconsiderate drivers park on pavements.
Transport
Mikron Theatre Company's show In at the Deep End - Craig Anderson James McLean Claire Marie Seddon Skipwick RNLI Crew by Peter Boyd Photography

In at the Deep End in Leyland

A theatre company is preparing to dive into two hundred years of saving lives at sea with the RNLI.

News
Care for babies born prematurely, with health problems or with a low birth weight, is improving overall

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Poorly babies face a postcode lottery on whether they receive important aspects of care, a new report suggests.

Health
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