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Fried chicken shop to open on Penwortham’s main shopping street despite outcry

Right-hand unit is the proposed location in, Liverpool Road, Penwortham Controversial plans to open a branch of a fried chicken chain on Penwortham’s main shopping street have been given the go-ahead. South Ribble Borough Council’s planning committee granted permission for […]

6 hours ago
Preston to see first ever Disability Pride on Flag Market

A view across the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is hosting its first ever Disability Pride on the Flag Market this week. Caritas Care and Disability Equality North West are co-hosting the celebration of those who have a […]

7 hours ago
Final call to join St Catherine’s Moonlight and Memories Walk

St Catherine’s Hospice’s Moonlight and Memories Walk returns to Lostock Hall on 22 June. This week is the final call for those to join St Catherine’s Moonlight and Memories Walk. More than 800 people are set to walk in memory of their loved ones […]

8 hours ago
Man broke into Leyland home and tied up woman during burglary

A generic view at Golden Hill Lane A woman had her hands and feet tied during a burglary in Leyland. Police were called to Golden Hill Lane at around 12.40am on 30 May. It was reported a […]

11 hours ago
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In pictures: Preston Euros Fanzone sees England fans celebrate victory despite the rain

England fans didn’t let the rain dampen spirits as they celebrated Gareth Southgate’s sides opening Euros victory. Jude Bellingham’s first-half header meant the Three Lions started their campaign with a […]

13 hours ago
Broughton beauty therapist wins at National Hair and Beauty Awards

Louise with her first place award. A woman from Preston has won Beauty Therapist of the Year at the Hair and Beauty Awards. Louise Williamson, 45, a Broughton-based beauty therapist runs LW The Beauty Room which is […]

14 hours ago
Boy, 13, charged with Fulwood lollipop man attack

Police are continuing to appeal for footage or information related to this scrambler bike A teenage boy has been charged with an attack on a lollipop man in Fulwood. A 13-year-old boy from Preston – who cannot be named for legal reasons – is […]

14 hours ago
M6 delays as lanes shut by crash near Junction 31A

Long delays on the M6 southbound due to lane closures at Junction 31A Motorists are experiencing long delays on the Monday morning commute due to a crash between Junction 31A and Junction 31 of the M6. The crash – which took place around […]

18 hours ago
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