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New image in hunt for alleged attackers

Police have issued a new image of a man they would like to speak to following a scuffle in Preston city centre which left a 38-year-old with a serious arm injury.

Stonehouse Childcare in Leyland took part in a full week of activities for Children in Need
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Youngsters have been going dotty with Pudsey Bear over this year’s Children in Need appeal.

Santa's grotto at Rainbow House

Christmas fair at Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Families are invited to Rainbow House’s annual Christmas fair next month.
Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Lidl has announced that it will take part in Black Friday for the first time this year.

Penwortham Priory Academy students have been loaned a piece of meteorite which is around  five billion years old.

Reaching for stars in astronomy GCSE

Pupils at a Penwortham high school are being taught with materials dating back to the Dark Ages – and beyond.

Meet 'N' Match host a LGBT friendship and dating agency for people with learning disabilities, with Voice for All, user led advocacy group and Brothers of Charity service, held at Brothers of Charity, Liseuax Hall, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley.

A fun night for the LGBT community with Meet ‘N’ Match in Chorley

People within the LGBT community who have learning disabilities were given the rare chance to socialise and meet other like minded people through a specially organised gathering.

Santa with Chief Elf Charlotte at the launch of Galloway's Santa's grotto at St George's Centre

Can you volunteer as an elf for Galloway's Christmas grotto in Preston?

Who wants to become an elf and spread festive cheer?

Detectives would now like to speak to the man in the footage, who was in the store prior to the incident.

CCTV APPEAL: Knifepoint robbery at shop

Police have released new CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following a knifepoint robbery at a Leyland convenience store.
The woman was walking along Rossendale Avenue at around 5.50pm on Wednesday, November 15 when she was attacked.

Woman injured after bag snatch

A woman was injured after she had her bag ripped from her hands by a thief in Adlington, say police.

Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

A new relaxation phenomenon is sweeping the internet. Here, we unpick the science behind these viral sounds and visuals.
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

One of a lucky few invited inside, Jack Healy reveals what lies behind the glimmering glass windows


Have a go at... Golf

A club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
The union said it was seeking a "suitable and equal" pay offer

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Rail workers on Virgin Trains' West Coast route have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay.
Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society presents King Arthur

Panto time for Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society

It’s panto time again as Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society presents a brand new version of the classic story of King Arthur to take the audience on a magical trip into a world of knights, wizards and adventure as one of the nation’s favourite legends is given a panto twist.

Overall, men get a bigger buzz from secret spending

Men will spend £12,663 in their lives on purchases their partner knows nothing about

The average male will spend £12,663 over the course of his lifetime, on purchases his partner knows absolutely nothing about, according to new research.

Millions are facing a fuel poverty crisis this year

Three in ten Brits are too scared to put their heating on due to crippling costs

More than three in ten Brits say they are simply too scared to put their heating on through fear about CRIPPLING fuel bills, according to a new study.

Police say the man suffered various injuries to his head, neck, face and legs and was taken to Royal Preston where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Man injured in Penwortham crash remains in hospital in 'serious but stable condition'

A man who suffered serious injuries when a car mounted a pavement and crashed into him in Penwortham is still recovering in hospital, say police.
Police would like to identify this man in connection with their investigation

Shop keeper hurt fighting off robbers armed with knives

A brave shopkeeper and his wife were injured tackling knife-wielding robbers who held up their store.
The NHS aims to admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Hospitals could see the worst ever performance for A&E waiting times this winter, a think tank has warned.
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Preperation work begins on the site of the new Penwortham Bypass

Work set to start on £17.5m Penwortham Bypass

Work is ready to start on the long-awaited £17.5m Penwortham Bypass - although it will be summer 2019 before the first vehicles can use it.

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