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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.
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Artist's impression of the horse and cart Gateway landmark that could be installed in Leyland

Huge iron horse gateway feature is on the way

It’s a shoe in . . .

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Former Layland Truck Test Track Aston Way, Leyland

Test Track decision is deferred

A decision on the future of the former Leyland Test Track has been put on hold.

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Motorists warned - average speed cameras are now live

Preston’s first average speed cameras are now live – motorists have been warned.

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HomeServe in Preston is one of the call centres taking donations

Join in the Comic Relief madness

Schools, businesses, shops and community groups are going all shades of scarlet tomorrow (Friday) in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day appeal.

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RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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Craig Parkinson at work

Meet the man who makes a job out of mole hills

In the first of our features on unique jobs that have stood the test of time to keep people employed well into the 21st Century, NATALIE WALKER speaks to Craig Parkinson, who is kept busy by moles.
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Members of the RMT on a picket line at Blackpool North

Thousands back petition to keep guards on all Northern trains

More than 11,000 people have signed an online petition calling on train operator Northern Rail to scrap plans for driver only operations (DOO).

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No matter which sector you chose, your job may not be secure, say union bosses

Nearly half of jobs in the North West ‘insecure’

Nearly half of jobs created in the North West since 2011 have been in insecure work, according to new analysis published by the TUC today.

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Celebrations at the opening of the Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road. From left, Coun Janice Hanson, coun John Fillis and leader of Lancashire County Council Jennifer Mein.

£23m boost unveiled for Lancashire’s roads

County Hall has pledged to look at preventing road problems rather than shelling out on repairs as highways bosses sign off new £23m spending plans.

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Damaged Lancashire road

£23m ROAD REPAIRS: Footways

Here is the full programme list for footways.

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Damaged Lancashire road

£23m ROAD REPAIRS: Rural Unclassified

Here is the full rural unclassified list.
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Damaged Lancashire road

£23m ROAD REPAIRS: A, B and C Roads - Surface Dressing Programme

Here is the full list of A, B & C road surface dressing programme.

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Damaged road in Lancashire

£23m ROAD REPAIRS: A, B & C Roads - Resurfacing/Inlay

Here is the full list of A, B & C road resurfacing and inlay.
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Citywing has announced it has ceased trading.

Blackpool to Isle of Man flights scrapped after company announces liquidates

Passengers have been left stranded after air operator Citywing announces it has ceased trading.

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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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BUDGET 2017: As it happened

What did the Budget hold for Lancashire?
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BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

Businesses and households across Lancashire were today eagerly awaiting Chancellor Philip Hammond’s last ever Spring Budget.

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Lee Foresaw, owner of the Withy Arms pub in Leyland, is all set to start work on a new micro brewery on the site which will be called the Ribble Brewery Towngate. Picture by Paul Heyes, Friday February 24, 2017.

New brewery coming to Leyland - and you could be an owner

Many people dream of owning their own brewery.

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