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Police appeal for help after motorcyclist crash in Walton-le-Dale

Transport
Cuerden Valley Park

Camera plan to curb Lancashire beauty spot sex acts

Crime
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

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Man who claims he was abused by Bishop: "He told me he agreed I had a calling from God."

Crime
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with their enquiries.

Woman threatened with knife in Chorley after row in supermarket car park

Crime
Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester

Investigation into sex abuse by bishop

Crime

Police appeal for help after motorcyclist crash in Walton-le-Dale

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport

Camera plan to curb Lancashire beauty spot sex acts

Crime
Bishop Whitsey

Man who claims he was abused by Bishop: "He told me he agreed I had a calling from God."

Crime
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with their enquiries.

Woman threatened with knife in Chorley after row in supermarket car park

Crime
Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester

Investigation into sex abuse by bishop

Crime

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education
Robot classroom assistants and virtual reality learning are part of the future

Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine'

Education
Henry Blofeld

The voice of Test Match Special is coming to Preston

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Professor Lubaina Himid

Preston Professor Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize show opens in Hull

News

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport

Camera plan to curb Lancashire beauty spot sex acts

Crime
Lune Street will become two-way

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

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Trio of fundraisers and veterans of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment Colin Gifford, Steve Tranter and Martin Hall endured a 47 mile walk from the pier head in Liverpool to Botany Bay

Volunteers’ walk helps raise funds for Queen’s Lancashire Regiment memorial

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Lancashire care homes are to get a makeover

County care homes to get a £6m upgrade

News
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

Health
Patients may be banned from attending A&E departments

Plan to ban A&E walk-ins without referral

Health
Who should get the flu jab?

Everything you need to know about this year’s flu jab - and why you should get it right now

Health
Planned - or elective - operations could be put on the back burner

Major flu outbreak could see routine operations suspended for months

Health
Fingertip injuries are the most common hand injury

Parents urged to use door safety catches to prevent thousands of hand injuries

Health