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Appeal after thousands of pounds worth of tractors stolen in Barnacre

An appeal has been launched after two John Deere tractors, worth thousands of pounds, were stolen from a family farm in Barnacre.


VIDEO: See father and son rap duo's new film

A city rap duo is celebrating after launching a new video to promote their forthcoming album.

Lara acquired the cinema towards the end of 2017.

Ambitious owners want Longridge's Palace Cinema to become more than just a movie theatre

Longridge’s premier silver screen venue is aiming to return bigger and better than ever by opening up its doors to more than just film and popcorn enthusiasts.
Football coach Dan Sutcliff has returned from Australia to coach football in his home town of Garstang.

Garstang gets first of its kind football academy thanks to returning coach Dan

A football coach has set up a much-needed grassroots football facility in Garstang fresh back from his soccer ventures Down Under.

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Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.


Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
Brother and sister Andrew Ringland and Kate Roberts did a skydive for Rosemere Cancer Foundation which is supporting their mum, Elaine

Brother and sister do skydive for Rosemere to support their Garstang mum

The sky was the limit for a brother and sister duo when they organised their Mother’s Day “gift” for their mum.
Norcross Cricket Club

The best cricket clubs in Lancashire

Thanks for your votes.

Tease owners Ron and Karen enjoying some afternoon tea in the cafe with Longridge Mayor Coun Stuart Tyrer.

Drastic career change for Karen and Rob who are now fulfilling their coffee shop dreams

A cafe-loving-couple have fulfilled a long-running dream of theirs by giving up their day jobs to open a state-of-the-art independent cafe.
At the current rate of landfill use in the county, Lancashires sites will be at maximum capacity by 2025, according to Lancashire County Coun Charlie Edwards, chairman of Lancashires Waste Strategy Sub Group.

Do your bit to ditch plastic products, says one milklady

More people should turn to traditional ways of getting their milk in order to combat plastic waste and protect our environment, says one Garstang milklady.
The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: Potent symbols of unity

A friend of mine has just come back from Belfast. He had gone there to look at communities and issues of division.

Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

Roulette played on a fixed odds betting terminal - or FOBT.

SPECIAL REPORT: Is the game up for betting shop gaming machines?

Lancashire leaders have welcomed news of a crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), as the Gambling Commission recommends the maximum stake is cut to prevent problem betting. When the review was first launched, we spoke to key figures in Preston about whether changes were needed on our high street...
Derek Cartwright is 'retiring' from his role, the ambulance service has confirmed

Ambulance chief to retire - weeks after service is branded a 'shambles'

Ambulance service chief executive Derek Cartwright is to leave his role, it can be revealed.

What makes you happy on this special day?

People across the North West and the world over are celebrating the sixth annual International Day of Happiness today.


WATCH: An egg-cellent way to celebrate the Easter weekend

Preston is set for yet another cracking day of fun with the return of the city’s popular and long-running egg-rolling tradition.
A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.


Where are the best cricket clubs in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the top cricket clubs are in the region.


12 words and phrases you'll know if you are from Lancashire

Lancashire is not only the greatest county in England, but we also talk reet good as well.


MINI BEAST FROM THE EAST: Yellow weather warnings issued for Lancashire this weekend

Weather forecasters are predicting snow in parts of Lancashire this weekend, and have issued a yellow warning for residents to 'be aware' of the potential disruption.
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