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Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post Three weeks have passed since our last match now, but hopefully – weather permitting – on Tuesday night we will finally be taking to the field again. It marks the start of a hectic end to the season for all...

30 min. ago in Sport

Next challenger named for Jack Catterall’s British title

The British Boxing Board of Control have named the next challenger for Jack Catterall’s British title. Chorley’s Lord Lonsdale belt holder at super lightweight has been mandated to face Sunderland’s Commonwealth champion Glenn Foot before the end of...

30 min. ago in Sport

Plastic in drinking water: what are the risks to human health?

0 Have your say Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Rachel Adams, looks at plastic microparticles in water and the potential risks to human health. READ MORE: Final straw: Post campaign to ditch single use...

53 min. ago in Regional North West

Incidents of drone near misses on the rise: What are the rules for safe and legal drone flying?

0 Have your say Incidents of near misses between aircraft and drones have soared in recent years, with a total of 163 in 2016 and 2017. A Boeing 737 passenger jet was preparing to land on the flooded runway at East Midlands Airport when a drone passed...

53 min. ago in Regional North West

Girl, 10 injured in 'hit-and-run' in Preston

A 10-year-old girl suffered serious leg injuries after she was knocked off her bike in a "hit-and run" in Preston, say police. The incident happened at the junction of Ribbleton Lane/Hermon Street at around 7.20pm on Saturday, March 10....

today, 11:48 in Regional North West

Menopausal women say no to 'M' badges

0 Have your say Television presenter Andrea McLean is calling for menopausal women to wear badges identifying that they are going through menopause. But a survey of menopausal women this morning revealed that 72% would hate wearing an 'M' Badge saying...

today, 11:36 in Regional North West

Numbers can cause a host of problems for schoolchildren

Ask anyone if they’ve heard of dyslexia and the vast majority of people, if not all, will say they have. Ask if they’ve heard of dyscalculia and most will say they haven’t. Former primary school headteacher Kath Gleave, knows all about this- as she...

today, 10:58 in Regional North West

Man charged over alleged 'indecent exposure' at student halls in Lancaster

A man has been charged after he allegedly entered student halls in Lancaster and exposed himself, say police. Lukasz Rdzeniewski, 30, of no fixed address has been charged with trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence. He will appear at Preston...

today, 10:48 in Regional North West

Delivery driver taken to hospital after crash in Preston

A man was taken to hospital after he was involved in a two-car crash in Ribbleton, say police. The accident happened at the junction of Grange Avenue and Fir Trees Avenue on Sunday, at around 6.40pm. Police say that both drivers were delivering food...

today, 10:26 in Regional North West

Award for PNE striker Sean Maguire

0 Have your say Preston North End striker Sean Maguire was named the League of Ireland's player of the year at the FAI International Football Awards. Maguire won the award on the back of scoring more than 20 goals for Cork City in 2017 before his...

today, 10:04 in Sport

Lancashire court listings - Monday, March 19, 2018

Here's this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts. READ MORE: All the latest crime and court news here Pervert targeted two 12-year-olds A man who attempted to engage in sexual activity in front of a child has been given a 36 week jail term,...

today, 09:54 in Regional North West

Ex-PNE boss Graham Westley sacked by Barnet

Former Preston North End manager Graham Westley has been sacked by the EFL's bottom club Barnet. Westley only lasted two months at the Hive and has been replaced at the helm by Martin Allen. He won two, drew four and lost five of his 11 games in...

today, 09:39 in Sport

Four-year-old girl from Preston critically injured in crash

A four-year-old girl from Preston was "critically" injured in a devastating crash in the Lake District, say police. The accident happened when a white Ford Fiesta left the A591 near to Bannerigg Farm between Windermere and Ings at around...

today, 09:39 in Regional North West

LIVE: Monday's Preston North End news - Sunderland reaction, international updates and more

Preston North End head into the international break in eighth in the Championship. Follow Monday's news as it happens below. Hit F5 or refresh for the latest.

today, 09:28 in Sport

Veterans’ League’s finale was cracker

The Preston and District Veterans’ Snooker League’s finale proved to be as popular as ever. That is judging by the support it received from the members who attended Ashton Bowling Club for the final of the ‘The Richard Smith’ Knockout Trophy and...

today, 08:44 in Sport

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