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Tesco swings axe on supermarket staff in jobs cull

Tesco is to axe 1,700 shop floor jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive at Britain's biggest retailer. The supermarket said the changes will see the roles of people manager, customer experience manager and compliance manager removed from large stores in...

today, 15:47 in Regional North West

UPDATE: CCTV released of missing Michael Brooks as search continues

Detectives searching for 19-year-old Michael Brooks have released CCTV footage of him from the night he disappeared. Michael left his flat in Lawson Street, Preston, at about 1:05am on Sunday, January 14. The last confirmed sighting of him is on CCTV...

today, 15:01 in Regional North West

Rebecca Ferguson is looking forward to performing in Preston

Singer Rebecca Ferguson can’t wait to have a boogie in Preston. For other musical event click here: After a brief break from music, the 31-year-old is ready to belt out her sassy tunes at Preston Guild Hall’s Grand Hall...

today, 15:01 in Regional North West

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting. Vote here for your favourite one. Voting closes noon on Wednesday. The top ones for each readership area will be included in our shared Lancashire recommended page. This is not a competition. It is a...

today, 10:36 in Regional North West

The Masonic Charitable Foundation supports Whizz-Kidz in Lancashire

Young wheelchair users across Lancashire have been given a helping hand thanks to a cash donation by The Masonic Charitable Foundation. For a related story click here /freemasons-in-leyland-raise-money-for-st-catherine-s-hospice-1-8942370 The trust...

yesterday, 15:06 in Regional North West

Barista sisters toast parking fee rethink

Sisters Paula and Lisa Mallinson are raising a cup of coffee in celebration after plans to charge customers for parking near their cafe were dramatically withdrawn by councillors. The owners of The Folly in Worden Park, Leyland could have faced an...

Friday, 16:35 in Regional North West

Spar shops recall pulled pork

Hundreds of Spar shops across the North are recalling packets of pulled pork following a salmonella scare. Preston-based James Hall and Co, which supplies more than 450 Spar shops across the North, today issued an alert urging stores to take two...

Friday, 14:21 in Regional North West

Penwortham man Nick Sagar made such a sound career choice

There isn’t a sound Nick Sagar can’t make – and he is willing to travel to the ends of the country for it. The 49-year-old from Penwortham has worked around the world capturing and creating realistic sound effects for the theatre. READ MORE: Click...

Friday, 11:43 in Regional North West

The top ladies-only gyms in Lancashire

Here is a list of the best women only gyms and fitness centres in Lancashire, as voted by readers. To view the vote click here /where-are-the-best-ladies-only-gyms-in-lancashire-1-8958355 For last year's vote on independent gyms click here...

Friday, 10:22 in Regional North West

Where you can do aqua aerobics in Lancashire: With video

The performance of aerobic exercise in fairly shallow water such as in a swimming pool. Also known as waterobics, aquatic fitness, aquafitness, aquafit. Why: It is easier to stay cool in water and the average thirty minute pool workout burns...

Thursday, 16:47 in Regional North West

Chorley scrap dealer caught flouting licencing laws after running red light

A former company director ended up in court after falling foul of scrap metal dealing legislation. David Belcher, of Pingle Croft, Clayton-Le-Woods, Chorley, pleaded guilty to carrying on business as a scrap metal dealer without a licence. The...

Thursday, 15:39 in Regional North West

Have a go..........Best places for trampoline fitness classes in Lancashire

Looking for a fun new work out for 2018? Your local trampoline park could have just the class to spring you into action, a brilliant way to keep fit, lose weight, build core strength and all while having fun Why: Incorporating aerial aerobics and...

Thursday, 15:30 in Regional North West

One year on and no signs of Chorley A&E reopening full-time

A year on from Chorley A&E reopening part-time there are still no signs that it will reopen around the clock. Campaigners who want to see the accident and emergency unit at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital reopen full-time are...

Thursday, 10:30 in Regional North West

Specsavers launches new store in Leyland, creating a charity partnership with Galloway's

An opticians has celebrated the opening of its brand new store in Leyland, representing a £400,000 investment in community optical and audiology care. For related stories click here /gallowheels-appeal-lancashire-post-and-galloway-s-1-8868871 and...

Thursday, 10:30 in Regional North West

Showmen’s anger as Whit Fair dispute spins round and round

Project update on the fight by fairground families to keep Preston’s traditional Whit Fair in the city centre. What is the project? A campaign to keep Preston’s historic Whitsuntide Fair in the city centre in the face of moves by the council to shift...

Wednesday, 16:21 in Regional North West

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