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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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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Former Layland Truck Test Track Aston Way, Leyland

Public meeting over test track plans

A public meeting will take place today as plans for hundreds of new homes go before councillors.

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Another rainy day in Preston

Preston urged to plug the rain drain

It’s raining, again, in one of Britain’s wettest places.

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View of Buckshaw Village

Green bin collection confusion at Buckshaw Village is cleared up

Residents of Buckshaw Village left in limbo over charges for garden waste collection have finally got an answer.

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Rare bird spotted for the first time in Lancashire

Lancashire's 'twitchers' were in a flap after a rare, non-native species of bird was spotted in Lancashire for the first time.
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BREXIT: How would you vote now?

BREXIT: How would you vote now?

Voters across Lancashire were clear - we want OUT of Europe.
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Scientists at United Utilities discovered the crypto bug in routine tests

Scientists still don’t know what caused Lancashire’s crypto contamination

Lancashire’s “Watergate” scandal has taken more than 2,200 staff hours to investigate – and still scientists don’t have a clue what caused it.

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The decision means Sumpter Horse landlady Marilyn McDonald will lose her home and livelihood

‘As if that stretch of road isnt bad enough’

A planning inspector’s decision to allow access to hundreds of new homes through the site of a pub has caused concern among Post readers.

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United Utilities test for contamination

Crypto probe is still looking for answers

Scientists admit they still can’t say what caused the drinking water crisis across Lancashire in 2015.

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The centre has confirmed that it will be open as usual and that no cull or lockdown will be put in place.

Avian flu confirmed at Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Bird flu has been confirmed at a popular northwest wetland centre as cases of the avian disease spread across the country.
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Second bird flu outbreak

Second outbreak of bird flu confirmed

A second case of bird flu has been confirmed in Lancashire.

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Club development officer Stuart Smith (left) and chairman Darryl Cartwright of Lostock Hall Juniors Football Club

Pitches plea: why this junior football club is petitioning for a prime Lancashire county council site

An award winning Lancashire football club desperate for more pitches has a new goal.

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Protest: Protesters gather across from a new fracking site, off the A583, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton

Protesters cry foul over work

CAMPAIGNERS braved the elements to stage a second day of protest at the county’s newest fracking site.

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Protest: Protesters gather opposite the Preston New Road fracking site as Cuadrilla begins groundwork

Preparation work starts at controversial fracking site

SHALE gas exploration company Cuadrilla has started ground preparation work on a Lancashire site earmarked for fracking.

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The great fracking debate is all set to dominate in 2017

The great fracking debate is all set to dominate in 2017

Fracking is coming to the Fylde coast.

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Trouble: The Friends of the Earth poster

Anti-frackers face poster rap

Green campaigners have been rapped over a poster making unsubstantiated claims about fracking.

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Happy: Billy Howards house was flooded last year but hes delighted to be back home

Victims of Lancashire’s Boxing Day floods tell of their year of struggle

The land was already saturated from Storm Desmond, but then another storm began to batter the county – Eva. By nightfall on Boxing Day, thousands of people had been forced to flee their homes, leaving behind all their possessions and treasured items. MEGAN TITLEY and MARK WHITE examine how the worst flooding in living memory affected those caught up in it.

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Flashback to the 2015 water crisis in Lancashire

Water compo figures make customers boil

Water bosses have re-opened the old wound over compensation for Lancashire’s cryptosporidium outbreak last year.

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Mike Otter near the overgrown ginnel in Farington

Residents fear vandalism as alleyway is set to reopen

Residents in Farington are frustrated over plans to reopen an alleyway which they argue will be a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

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