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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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MP for Chorley Lindasy Hoyle issued the defiant statement today

'Terrorism will not defeat democracy' - Chorley MP's defiant message

Chorley MP, Lindsay Hoyle, has issued a defiant message to terrorists this morning saying "terrorism will not defeat democracy".
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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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The Iraqi  military are being trained by Lancashire troops

Soldier teaching Iraqi and Kurdish forces to save lives

A Blackpool medic has told how she is helping train Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the battle to defeat Islamic State.

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How Preston's Harris could look. Copyright Purcell Architects

‘Don’t disfigure glorious Harris’

Shakespearean actor Ian Fintoff believes it will be a tragedy if Preston “disfigures” the landmark Harris Library where his love of literature was born.

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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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Voters in Lancashire have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe

Brexit: Three-quarters now want to remain

Voters have had a dramatic Brexit rethink since the nation decided to quit Europe, according to a Lancashire poll conducted by the Post.

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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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The removal of books etc at the closed down Lostock Library begins

Anger as removal van arrives at closed down library - on World Book Day

The process of removing books from a closed down library has begun – ironically on World Book Day.

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Villagers ‘in limbo’ over bin charges

Villagers ‘in limbo’ over bin charges

Residents of Buckshaw Village say they are “being left in limbo” over new charges for garden waste collections.

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Brown bin charges

Rethink on brown bin waste fee

Plans to introduce garden waste charges in South Ribble could be mothballed.

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County Hall

More cash needed for County Hall revamp

Cash-strapped council chiefs have been told they need to find £4m for ‘urgent’ work to maintain their County Hall headquarters.

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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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South Ribbles first taxi policy was introduced in July 2016

South Ribble taxi driver scrutiny to get tougher

Taxi bosses at South Ribble Council are looking to tighten up their new licensing policy.

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Left to right  - Eric Tamanis, Executive Director at Progress Housing Group, John Healey, Shadow Housing Minister, Jennifer Mein, Leader of County Council, Jacqui De-Rose, Chief Executive at Progress Housing Group and South Ribble Borough Councillor, Matthew Tomlinson.

Shadow Housing Minister’s pledge for more affordable homes in Lancashire

Lancashire will get more affordable homes to help tackle the country’s housing crisis.

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Plans for garden waste collections in South Ribble

Garden waste charge on the way

South Ribble Council wants to start charging for the collection of garden waste.

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Jo Cox: The Duchess of Cornwall will join Jamie Oliver to launch what could be the biggest community event since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Great Get Together, in the wake of the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show our unity’

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox is calling on the UK to throw a “massive party to show our unity and to celebrate what we have in common”.

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The Leyland Project youngsters

Cash is splashed for youngsters’ free pool swim

Youngsters from Leyland had a splashing time in the pool – all for free.

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