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Lancashire is at heart of football’s abuse scandal

Crime
Fire crews were called to reports of a man on fire in Preston

Preston man sets himself on fire in horror wood burner accident

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Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

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A robber stole cash from Bargain Booze in Bamber Bridge.

Knife-wielding robber threatens shopkeeper before stealing cash

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Leyland bicep biter admits attacking relative

Crime 5

Sleepy chef’s lucky escape from kitchen fire

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Would you like a cat with that sofa?

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Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

Lifestyle
Guests at Rainbow House's Las Vagas Ball. Photos by Gareth Edwards

Raising the stakes when Rainbow House held a Las Vegas casino ball

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Police are appealing for information.

Man beaten with dog chain and robbed in Preston

Crime 12

Commuter chaos as station evacuated

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A serious accident on shuttleworth hall link road is causing delays on the M65.

UPDATE: Man airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries following road accident

Transport 3
The collision happened at around 8am this morning.

Emergency services attend collision between car and motorcyclist

Transport 3
Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Transport 1

Lancashire is at heart of football’s abuse scandal

Crime
A robber stole cash from Bargain Booze in Bamber Bridge.

Knife-wielding robber threatens shopkeeper before stealing cash

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Mikaela Houghton

Leyland bicep biter admits attacking relative

Crime 5
Police are appealing for information.

Man beaten with dog chain and robbed in Preston

Crime 12

Leyland ‘subway from hell’ puts angry parents in dark

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School children in a classroom

Unions claim hundreds of Lancashire teaching jobs will go in next four years

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Will, Dan and Kev show off their new website Impulse

Students launch website to help plan the best night out

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Staff at Inspirations, Preston

Children in Need madness

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Marylands Private Nursery, Brownedge Road, Lostock Hall

Nursery school’s sudden closure leaves parents stunned

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Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

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Tom Morris of Furniture Village has teamed-up with Brian Lomax of local pet adoption charity, Lancashire Cat Rescue  to create a British charity-retail first in which life-size images of adoptable cats needing homes will appear throughout the store.

Would you like a cat with that sofa?

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Guests at Rainbow House's Las Vagas Ball. Photos by Gareth Edwards

Raising the stakes when Rainbow House held a Las Vegas casino ball

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TalkTalk headquaters in west London

TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

Business

Last chapter for a 50-year-old Lostock Hall Library

Politics
Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

North West
Fire crews were called to Booths at around 8.30pm yesterday evening.

Morning news digest - Fire at Booths, bank robbery arrest and Britain braces itself for coldest night of Autumn

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Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election

Overnight news digest - Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election and British Medical journey says no evidence for Vitamin D supplements

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reads through his Autumn Statement in his office in 11 Downing Street, London

Overnight news digest - Hammond to help workers and NHS labs at 'tipping point'

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Prickly problem for city’s hedgehog man

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Fracking rig

Fracking rigs are changing... to match Lancashire’s clouds

Environment 9
County councillors Matthew Tomlinson and John Fillis have announced that half a million pounds is pledged to start work on the Leyland Loop cycling and exercise trail

Frustration mounting over Leyland Loop delay

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Raising the stakes when Rainbow House held a Las Vegas casino ball

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Aerial view of Royal Preston Hospital

IT issues fixed at Royal Preston Hospital but appointments still subject to delays

Health 5
Alison Evans and South Ribble Runners lead a run with residents of The Grange Assisted Living

Retired but still running...

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Little People at the Limes during a gym workout

Keeping fit is child’s play for workers

Health
Adam Platt receives a Young Citizen Award from assistant chief constable Mark Bates and Amanda Parker, High Sheriff of Lancashire at the time

Unsung community hero: Adam Platt

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