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Warning after overloaded plug socket sends fire blazing throughout family home

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A yellow warning for Preston has been issued by the Met Office.

SNOW WARNING: Preston's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

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Xmas fair for Cystic Fibrosis Trust at Gregson Green Community Centre

Christmas Fair in Hoghton for CF TRust

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The Walton le Dale Park and Ride service has been given a two month reprieve

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

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Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

Crime

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Business
Sweet Pea Florist

Lancashire recommends... Florists

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Crews arrived to find a smoke-logged kitchen with the fire already out.

Forgotten garlic bread sparks emergency call out in Penwortham

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SNOW WARNING: Preston's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

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Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Preston Bus

New rural bus routes on their way to better city links

Transport
The crash happened at the junction of The Fields and The Green at around 4.40pm on December 4.

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Eccleston

Transport
Passenger watchdog Transport Focus compared the news to "a chill wind" blowing down platforms

Rail passengers to be hit by hike in train fares

Transport

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

Crime

WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

Crime

Owner pleads for thieves to return poorly dog after theft from Rivington Services

Crime
Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

Crime

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education
Wes Johnson, Lancaster & Morecambe College principal.

College and school leaders fear sixth form education in Lancashire is heading into trouble because of the amount of money available to meet their needs

Education
Big Interview Vera Waters, author, counsellor and life coach

Caring Chorley pioneer took a Red Rose heart all around the world

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Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education
Consultation continues on opening hours for Lancashire libraries

Have your say on library opening hours in Lancashire

News

SNOW WARNING: Preston's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

News
The Walton le Dale Park and Ride service has been given a two month reprieve

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

News
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business
Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Business

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

News
Council leader Coun Geoff Driver

£7m cuts to council services

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Traffic in Fishergate must now give way to vehicles coming out of Butler Street

‘Give way’ rule ends a traffic free-for-all

News
Ashley Highfield

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
Preston Bus

New rural bus routes on their way to better city links

Transport

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

News
Council leader Coun Geoff Driver

£7m cuts to council services

News
The Oraefajokull volcano

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Will it be a white Christmas? Here are odds of snow falling when the big day rolls around

Environment

Christmas Fair in Hoghton for CF TRust

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United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May switches on No10 Downing Street Lights for 2017. 

The Prime Minister is joined by Point of Light winners, Card design winners from her Constituency in Maidenhead and Children from the Capital Arts Children's Choir, from Potters Bar.

PM awards outstanding meningitis research fundraiser from Leyland

Health
It's not just snap-happy nails we have to contend with

This is how to stop your nails breaking in winter according to experts

Health
Remember, the results do not have be perfect

Ask an expert: What should I play with kids now it's winter?

Health
Cough medicines could "actually do more harm than good".

Doctor warns against over the counter cough syrups and medicines for children

Health