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Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Business
Paella

Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Is the weather making you want something a little more exotic?

News
Preston band The Capital play Preston

Preston band The Capital launch new EP at 53 Degrees

Music and friendship don't always make for the best relationship, but Preston band The Capital make it look like child's play.
Music
Ambulances lined up.

Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Paramedics across Lancashire are today (Monday, June 18) going on strike – with further industrial action on the horizon.
Health
The bike was left outside Garstang Police Station.

Police in Garstang appealing to unite lost bike with its owner

Lancashire Police are appealing to the general public to unite a road bicycle with its owner.
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An image of the overturned van (Image: Lancashire Road Police).

Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

One lane of the M6 has been closed due to an overturned van.
Transport
An extra 20 billion a year has been promised to the NHS by the Prime Minister. (Photo: PA Wire).

Five things you should know about the £20 billion NHS funding boost

Close to an extra £400 million per week - or £20 billion a year - has been pledged to the NHS once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. Here are five key questions about the annoucement:
Health
Preston Road (Photo: Google).

Police arrest motorist in Longridge for blowing over three times the legal alcohol limit

A motorist has been arrested in Longridge after being found to be more than three times over the legal alcohol limit.

Crime
Logik Developments, headed by Andrew Flintoff, have submitted plans to build a 35-storey block of apartments in the centre of Manchester (Image via Logik Developments).

Andrew Flintoff sets his sights on building a huge skyscraper in central Manchester

Preston sporting icon Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has unveiled plans for his first foray into property development - a luxury 35-storey apartment block in the middle of Manchester.
Sport
The seized Audi.

Car seized after driver "swerving all over the road" only had a provisional licence

Preston Police have revealed how they seized an Audi after the driver was stopped for swerving all over the carriageway.
Crime
Crews arrived at 1:10pm.

Emergency services called over smoke worry at Blackpool and Fylde Industrial Estate

Fire engines from three stations were called to Blackpool and Fylde Industrial Estate this afternoon.
News
Valeri Belokon

Waiting game for ex-Pool director Belokon in court battle with former wife

The former director of Blackpool FC is waiting to see whether he has won a High Court battle over money with his former wife who is fighting for millions of pounds.

Football
Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Motorway diversion plans north of Lancaster have been altered - to the relief of residents and Lancashire County Council.

Transport

Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

Arts
Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

Transport
Owen (Sion Alun Davies) and Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) in Hidden, the new Welsh police drama on BBC4

Hidden - Cracking crime capers from Cymru

A few years ago, the big new trend on TV was Scandi-noir.

Arts
Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
Crime

EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham has died aged 71

Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham, famous for playing 'Dirty' Den Watts, has died aged 71.
News
Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Music
Michael Walling hit 43 for Garstang last weekend

Garstang looking to get back in groove in Northern League

Garstang CC skipper Mark Walling wants his players to bounce back when they meet Penrith on Saturday.

Sport
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