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Big Interview: North End boss Alex Neil on his debut season at Deepdale

It does not take Alex Neil more than a couple of moments in which to pinpoint the moment when he knew that taking the Preston North End job had been the right decision. We are sat in the offices at Deepdale, Neil reflecting on his first season in...

today, 19:21 in Sport

Liverpool’s big night will be the Real thing

Kop boss Jurgen Klopp could witness the biggest party he has ever seen if Liverpool can topple 12-times European champions Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday evening Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool’s journey to the Champions League final as “a crazy...

today, 18:07 in Sport

Dismembered body of dog found near Lancashire railway line

0 Have your say Police are investigating after the dismembered body of a dog was found. The gruesome find was made next to the railway line in Leyland by an animal charity volunteer. Lisa Chadwick of Harvey's Army, a registered charity whose...

today, 17:25 in Regional North West

Rain brings early end to Lancashire's clash with Warwickshire at Blackpool

Only half an hour’s play was possible at Blackpool as rain brought an early end to Lancashire’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Warwickshire on Friday. The first shower of the day delayed the start by half an hour with the Red Rose then reaching...

today, 17:03 in Sport

'Bitter' bar boss in Champions League Final free pint deal

0 Have your say The Champions League Final is upon us tonight and one city centre Evertonian is marking the occasion by going head and shoulders above everyone else to show his allegiances. Everton supporter and general manager at Level in the Guild...

today, 17:03 in Sport

Seventeen foot super screen ready for summer of football

0 Have your say A sky high 17-foot screen – costing £20,000 – has been set up at a city centre pub to cheer on England in this summer’s World Cup. The Bull & Royal in Church Street has invested in the new piece of kit ahead of the international...

today, 16:09 in Regional North West

World champion boxer Robin Reid takes to the ring with young Daniel Edmondson

0 Have your say World champion boxer Robin Reid came to a Preston boxing club to help a city lad who has struggled with bullying. The Larches and Savick Amateur Boxing Club set up the sessions after seeing viral footage of 12-year-old Daniel Edmonson...

today, 15:54 in Sport

Drivers caught going wrong way up bus lane

0 Have your say Drivers have been caught on cameras driving illegally in a bus lane – and going the wrong way. The images were snapped at the Broughton roundabout with the M55. Following problems with drivers in the bus lane, Lancashire County Council...

today, 15:24 in Regional North West

D-Day veteran who survived hammer attack says: Worse things happen at sea

A 96-year-old D-Day veteran who suffered multiple skull fractures after a "barbaric" attack by a hammer-wielding cold caller has stoically played down his ordeal, saying: "Worse things happen at sea." Jim Booth was left for dead in...

today, 14:58 in Regional North West

'One-man cyber crime wave' who hacked top firms and sold data on dark web jailed

A hacker who carried out attacks on a string of top companies before flogging customers' data on the dark web has been jailed for more than 10 years. Grant West, 26, carried out cyber attacks on high street names including Sainsbury's, Asda, Uber,...

today, 14:49 in Regional North West

Two Ashbridge Independent School pupils united by their epilepsy form Team ZOllie

0 Have your say Best friends Zac Livesey and Ollie Hartley share more than a love of football and superheroes, as they are both battling a rare form of epilepsy. NATALIE WALKER speaks to their mums Nicola Livesey and Sian Hartley, who have also struck...

today, 14:46 in Regional North West

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape following an investigation by police in New York. The film producer was arrested on Friday morning in his first public appearance since October before being charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse...

today, 14:16 in Regional North West

How they rated: Preston North End’s players marked out of 10 for the 2017-18 season

How they rated: Preston North End's players marked out of 10 for the 2017-18 season Preston North End were pretty happy with their efforts come the end of the season. Alex Neil’s side took their play-off bid to the final day as they finished seventh...

today, 14:05 in Sport

Project Update: Final element of retail park bid given green light

0 Have your say Land off Eastway and Oliver's Place in Fulwood. What is the development? A scheme for a mini retail park in Fulwood has been on the radar of council planning officers for several years with outline planning permission granted back in...

today, 14:00 in Regional North West

Ptich perfect boost for Preston youth football club

0 Have your say Preston’s next generation of football stars stand to benefit from a major funding boost to improve their pitches as part of a council scheme. City council bosses will discuss proposals for a £140k set of drainage works at Conway and...

today, 13:47 in Regional North West

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