Town keeps on truckin’ as model trail launched

From the Roadrunner to the Military Martian and the Super Hippo - Leyland took on a model edge as the world’s first Truck Trail was unveiled in the town.

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Mick Cash

'Muggers paradise' warning as rail strike row rumbles on

Union bosses have warned removing guards from trains will lead to a rise in crime.

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
The Naaz Indian Restaurant in Bamber Bridge

Sadness at closure of The Naaz restaurant

Curry enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their sadness at the closure of one of the area’s best-known Indian restaurants.

Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
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The tree fell on the route between Preston and Lancaster

Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Some early morning train services may be delayed after a tree fell onto overhead electric wires, warns National Rail Enquiries.

The Naaz, Bamber Bridge

Popular Lancashire restaurant The Naaz set to close its doors

A popular Indian restaurant is closing its doors after 27 years of trading.

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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Northern train

Rail replacement buses teed up for rail strike day

Northern Trains has warned passengers travelling next Friday they may face using rail replacement buses.

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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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John Kerr

DAN KERR: ‘Distraught’ boss blames the net and bridal warehouses for sudden closure

The director of Dan Kerr Brides said the decision to close suddenly was ‘distressing and reluctant’.

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Brides fear they have been left in the lurch after the sudden closure of Dan Kerr

DAN KERR: Hope for some - but a bitter blow for others who will join the queue for a refund

Brides who paid for their wedding dresses and are due to marry in the near future have been given hope following the sudden closure of Dan Kerr.

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Beth Whiting was devastated to learn that the shop was closing
Pic:  PCW Group UK

Preston brides 'devastated' after sudden wedding shop closure

Brides have been left in tears at the sudden closure of a popular wedding shop.
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Dan Kerr in Preston

Dan Kerr store in Preston closes as wedding shop goes into administration

Brides and grooms-to-be fear that they could be left in the lurch after one of Lancashire’s best known wedding shops went into administration.
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Springfield Oxide plant, Salwick

County stands on edge of new age of atomic power

It is fair to say that nuclear power has been in the doldrums over the past 20 years, with no new power stations built since Sizewell B in 1995.

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John Grime, left, and Mathew Anwyl, right

Housebuilder set its eyesew Lancashire division on expansion

Award winning residential developer Anwyl Homes is expanding into Lancashire.

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The Midge Hall pub in Leyland has been given a revamp after it was bought by the Green Crab Pub company

Excitement as pub reopens after takeover

A well-known country pub has been given a new lease of life, having been taken on by a popular local group.

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Ribby Hall Village's revamped pool

Leyland firm finishes £1.5m refurb of Ribby Hall swim pool

Leyland-based World Leisure has completed a £1.5m overhaul of the swimming pool facilities at Ribby Hall Village holiday park in Wrea Green.

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

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