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£8m to ease Preston jams partially caused by Fishergate scheme

Lancashire County Council has admitted that it will cost millions of pounds to cut congestion in Preston city centre following its controversial changes to traffic flow, including the much-maligned £3.4m Fishergate Central Gateway Scheme.

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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Photo by Ian Robinson

Funds will be invested back into Croston’s community initiatives

A new charity in Croston will pour funds into village initiatives which bring the community together.

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West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Part of DunkirkLane, Leyland close to junction with Paradise Lane and the Moss Side shops has collapsed.

Traffic disruption as main road collapses

A sink hole has opened up on a main artery in and out of Leyland.

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Residents of Longmeanygate, Leyland, have been concerned about the progress of road safety measures

£2m extra for road repairs in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has received an extra £2m for road repairs from the Government.

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Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

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Supermarkets are cutting the price of fuel

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets are to cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).
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The Pines Hotel

Plans submitted for Lidl at Pines Hotel site

A former landmark hotel’s transformation into retirement apartments and a food store has taken a step forward.

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County Hall

Child care shake-up plan for Lancashire

Radical proposals aimed at cutting the number of children and teenagers in residential care are being considered by Lancashire County Council.

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Turtle Bay recipe: Jerk Salmon

RECIPE: Jerk salmon with pineapple salsa

Turtle Bay in Preston has launched a brand new menu - the first big menu enhancement it has undertaken since the restaurant opened.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Rail union calls on minority Government to rethink threat to guards

Rail union the RMT has urged train operators to think again on plans to remove guards from their services in the light of the General Election result.

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The family friendly gala will take place in Hurst Grange park on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 of June.

Penwortham Gala 2017 - what's on and road closures

Penwortham's Gala is set to return this weekend and is filled with fun packed activities and performances including a Rod Stewart tribute act.
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The overnight closure will involve a section to the north of Broughton village, where the new bypass will meet the A6.

Major Preston road to be closed overnight for construction work

A section of the A6 will be closed overnight for construction work on the Broughton Bypass on Friday 16 June, Saturday 17 June and Monday 19 June, say Lancashire County Council.

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Power was cut to around 900 homes in the PR7 to allow engineers to repair the damage safely.

Power cut in Chorley leaves around 900 homes without electricity

A power cut left around 900 properties without electricity in Chorley after a branch fell onto overhead lines, say Electricity North West.
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Miss Preston Niamh Taylor into Miss England final

For the second time in two years, Miss Preston has made it to the final of the Miss England competition.

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Leyland Test Track masterplan consultation. Property Capital Project Manager Stephen Rainford.

Test Track exhibition goes public

An exhibition of the updated Leyland Test Track Masterplan has been unveiled to the public.

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Leyland Business Park

Power station proposals for business park

Plans for a new power plant to support the national grid have been put forward.

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Steve Danson, owner of business, Banks Wealth Management in Chorley, is gearing up for two major cycling fundraisers starting with the Vtternrundan 300 km course in Sweden on June 15 and a 512 mile route up 56,600ft of the French Alps over seven days in September.

Chorley businessman sets himself milestone birthday challenge

A Chorley businessman will swap the offices for the open roads to take part in the largest recreational bicycle ride in the world for charity.

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