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Wheelchair users 'cannot get round many WH Smith stores'

Wheelchair users "cannot get round" many WHSmith stores because the aisles are crammed with extra baskets, peers have heard.

Business
Wayne Rooney with his wife Coleen

Coleen vows to make marriage work after Wayne's 'silly and selfish mistakes'

Coleen Rooney has put her wedding ring back on and is trying to make her marriage to footballer Wayne "work", she has said.

Offbeat
Icy patches are likely to form on untreated surfaces as temperatures fall

Met Office issues weather warning as temperatures set to drop

People have been warned to prepare for cold weather as ice and snow is set to hit the country.
Environment
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

Cuts to courses, rising class sizes and closures are all on the cards if funding to sixth forms is not increased.

Education
The M6 junction at Leyland

M6 Leyland slip road jams spark safety fears

Drivers say they fear for their lives queuing up to get off the M6 at Leyland because of jams on both exit slip roads.

Transport
Stay safe this Black Friday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online. But anyone who lets their guard down risks falling victim to fraud, with 'Grinch-like' cyber-fraudsters waiting to pounce.
Business
South Ribble Council

Questions over South Ribble Council position

Fears have been raised over a problem with a sharing agreement between South Ribble and Chorley councils.
News
Breastfeeding can provide comfort and security, even as a toddler

Breastfeeding beyond the age of two: What are the benefits?

Mothers who choose to nurse for longer are often criticised - but is this fair? We speak to some key supporters about 'full-term' breastfeeding.
Health
Here's our guide for preparing your car for winter...

How to prepare your car for winter

As the cold months sets in, Ryan Hirons reveals how to make sure your motor is ready to face the elements.

Transport
The new Kia Stinger GT S

First drive: Kia's new stinger GT S

With a 365bhp twin-turbo V6 under the bonnet, the Stinger GT S isn't your average Kia. Simon Davis takes it for a spin.
Transport
Big Interview Vera Waters, author, counsellor and life coach

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

Observing to understand” that is how inspirational speaker, life coach and author Vera Waters would describe the make -up of her life’s work.

News
Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientist

Commuting by bike or public transport could make you deaf, scientists warn

Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientists.

Transport
Don't let thieves ruin your Christmas

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.
News
British Gas decided to hike electricity prices by 12.5% in September

Centrica sees record shares fall as price hike sends customers fleeing

British Gas owner Centrica has suffered its biggest ever one-day shares crash after haemorrhaging 823,000 household energy accounts in four months and warning over full-year earnings.

Business
Catherine Walton launched her Tilly Ann & Little Gentleman label this year

Preston designer hosts Tilly Ann & Little Gentleman Christmas fashion show for charity

A Preston children's fashion designer will host the first fashion show of her range this week with proceeds from the event going to charity.

News
People look at flowers and tributes left in St Ann's Square in Manchester following the Manchester Arena terror attack

Hearing into Manchester Arena suicide bombing deaths confirmed for Friday

A pre-inquest hearing into the deaths of the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing will go ahead on Friday, the city's coroners office has confirmed.
Crime
Squash

Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
News

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
Education
Kieran Grogan

Clayton-le-Woods man fund-raising for Children with Cancer UK

A Chorley man may have to skip the cakes he is selling as he is in training for his first marathon.
News
B&M has apologised

Mum blasts B&M over store’s Christmas letter which breaks the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.
Offbeat
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