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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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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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The Inn at Whitewell

Artists set up easels today at Inn at Whitewell to boost charity funds

A mammoth painting day at one of Lancashire’s best known inns is boosting funds for charity Mancheck.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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Theresa May's future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired.

Theresa May's future as Prime Minister is questioned after snap election backfires

Theresa May's future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired.

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Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair returns on June 11 2017

Myerscough College Country Fair shaping up to be 'best yet'

Myerscough College will throw open its doors for all the family on June 11 for one of Lancashire's biggest outdoor events.
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The mum claimed Coun Blow confronted her about speaking to the Mail on Sunday about the scandal.

Investigation launched after claims South Ribble Councillor verbally abused mum

The mum of a primary school girl whose alleged sex abuse started a taxi licensing investigation at South Ribble Council claims a leading councillor verbally abused her in public.
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It is understood that at least one plot has 10 to 12 items placed on it, and complaints have been received by church staff.

Crackdown on memorials at Longton graveyard

Families are being asked to remove memorial items from a graveyard -  or it will be done for them.

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South Ribble candidates

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: South Ribble a constituency that’s fast-approaching a crossroads

South Ribble could be deemed a constituency at the crossroads.
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South Ribble Council Civic Centre, Leyland

South Ribble Council investigation into taxi leak is slammed

South Ribble Council is spending thousands investigating how a secret dossier into last year’s taxi licensing scandal was leaked – despite the ‘leaker’ outing herself months ago.

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A swarm of bees in Worden Park, Leyland

The swarm spring sunshine

There was a real buzz at an award-winning Lancashire park.

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The Paddock

Lancashire recommends.... campsites for tents

Wondering where to go for the next Bank Holiday weekend? Why not try these local campsites?

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Scouts taking part in the annual St George's Day parade

St George's Day celebrations at Astley Park

Chorley District Scouts along with Girl Guides will be holding their annual St George’s Day celebration event on Sunday April 23 from 2pm at Astley Park.

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An exciting year ahead at the Walled Garden

An exciting year ahead at the Walled Garden

Award-winning Worden Park’s Walled Garden is looking ship shape and ready for spring - and beyond.

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Seema Kennedy MP

MP’s backing for national litter strategy

South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy has been litter-picking in Leyland, showing her support for the first national Litter Strategy.

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Anti-fracking signs in Little Plumpton, Lancashire

REACTION: Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court action

Today campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Anti-fracking protesters including Gayzer Frackman outside County Hall

Anti-frack campaigners lose their High Court action

Campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Key questions about first step towards Brexit

The formal process to leave the European Union starts when Theresa May triggers Article 50.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Once the UK leaves the EU, is there any way back in?

As Theresa May gets ready to trigger Article 50 and formally notify the European Union of Britain's intention to leave, some will be wondering whether there is even a small chance that, one day, the UK will rejoin.

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Pack Horse Bridge at Euxton

Drain-blocked bridge needs urgent action

Action has been urged on another ‘flooded’ rail bridge in Euxton.

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