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MISSING: Woman missing from Leyland

An appeal has been launched to trace a missing woman from Leyland.
Crime

Winter Hill fire: Services scaled back as fire contained

Fire services are scaling back their resources at Winter Hill after they successfully contained the fire over the weekend.
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Motorcyclist, David Ashton,49, from Leyland (pictured), sadly died after he was involved in a collision on Dunkirk Lane.

"Ride high with the Angels" - tributes to Leyland motorcyclist

Tributes have been paid to a motorcyclist who died following a collision in Leyland.
News

Praise for Lancashire's firefighting heroes as blazes devastate moorland

The newsdesks at the Lancashire Post and Chorley Guardian have been flooded with devastating images of the moorland fires that continue to rage at Winter Hill in Rivington and Saddleworth.
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Winter Hill Fire: 80 firefighters continue to battle devastating moorland blaze in Rivington

Around 80 firefighters are continuing to battle the devastating wild moorland fire at Winter Hill this morning, say Fire Services.
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Moorland fires: Why are they so dangerous and how can they be avoided

Lancashire is home to several moors which are renowned for its peaty soil - firefighters say this makes them particularly vulnerable to moor fires during hot, dry weather.

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A motorcyclist from Chorleyhas praised a brave passerby, who helped save her life, after she was injured in a crash on the M6

Motorcyclist from Chorley injured in M6 crash thanks brave passerby

A motorcyclist from Chorley has praised a brave passerby, who helped save her life, after she was injured in a crash on the M6.
Transport

Man dies in Leyland crash

A man has died in a crash involving a motorbike and a car in Leyland, say police.
News

UPDATE: Investigation after fatal crash in Leyland

An investigation has been launched into a fatal accident on a major road in Leyland, say police
Transport
This year's festival looks set to be a bumper packed day

LEYLAND FESTIVAL 2018: Everything you need to know - road closures, parade times and what's on

This year's Leyland Festival looks set to be a bumper packed day filled with family entertainment, a fairground, shows, live music and much more.
Whats on
APPEAL: Man smashes his way out of Penwortham shop during robbery

APPEAL: Man smashes his way out of Penwortham shop during robbery

An appeal has been launched after a man smashed his way out of a shop during a robbery in Penwortham, say police.
Crime
Police say the blue Vauxhall Corsawas first spotted on Preston Road in Coppull heading towards Charnock Richard

Police search for two suspects after car stung in Chorley

A car was stung in an overnight police operation in Chorley after it failed to stop for patrols, say police.
Crime
A woman had her purse stolen after she was distractedby a man at a Leyland supermarket, say police.

CCTV APPEAL: Purse stolen at Leyland supermarket in 'distraction theft'

A woman had her purse stolen after she was distracted by a man at a Leyland supermarket, say police.
Crime

Cyclist suffers 'serious' injuries in Chorley crash

A cyclist was seriously injured, suffering a fractured skull and a bleed on the brain, after he was involved in a crash in Chorley, say police.
Transport
Drivers are being warned to expect delays after two cars collided on Leyland Way

Road partially blocked after two-car smash near M6

A road near Leyland has been partially blocked following a two car accident, say police.

Transport

Lancashire's fire service leads the way in technology and innovation

Lancashire’s fire service is leading the way in developing groundbreaking technologies which have saved lives across the county.
News
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Leyland

Man arrested on suspicion of 'attempted murder' in Leyland

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Leyland after a woman was found with injuries to her neck, say police.
Crime
Police say thieves targeted the home in the early hours of Thursday, April 5 taking a feeding pump which would cost 5,000 to replace.

Appeal after thieves steal vital equipment from disabled child in Lostock Hall

An appeal has been launched after heartless thieves stole vital equipment from a disabled child in Lostock Hall.

Crime
Dave and his wife Lynsey have always enjoyed the great outdoors. They hope the new wheelchair will help to restore Dave's independence

Chorley wife battles to save 'her hero's' independence after devastating diagnosis

A brave wife is battling to restore her husband’s independence after he was diagnosed with a devastating neurological disease.
Health
The delays were reported between junctions 31 and 30 just before 8am on Tuesday.

Delays on northbound M6

Drivers are reporting severe delays on the northbound M6 this morning.
Transport
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