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What are the likely line-ups? Who are the key men? Preston v Sheffield United - All you need to know

What are the likely line-ups? Who are the key men? Preston v Sheffield United - All you need to know

Preston North End will look to continue their good run against Sheffield United at Deepdale on Saturday. All you need to know about the Championship clash is below.

yesterday, 18:17 in Sport
 
PNE striker takes us “Inside No.9”

PNE striker takes us “Inside No.9”

Jordan Hugill’s battling qualities have played a big part in Preston’s approach to games in the last couple of seasons. Jordan Hugill’s battling qualities have played a big part in Preston’s approach to games in the last couple of seasons. He was...

yesterday, 17:14 in Sport
 
Planned North West roadworks

Planned North West roadworks

0 Have your say The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M53 Junction 3 (Heswall)...

yesterday, 16:37 in Regional North West
 
Patrols stepped up after woman raped by man she met on a night out in Preston

Patrols stepped up after woman raped by man she met on a night out in Preston

A woman in her 20s was raped after catching a taxi with a man she met during a night out in Preston. Police have stepped up patrols following the attack, which happened at a home in Ashton between 4am and 4.30am on Sunday, December 3. 'A number of...

yesterday, 16:13 in Regional North West
 
Urgent appeal for blood donations in Lancaster after bad weather hits collections

Urgent appeal for blood donations in Lancaster after bad weather hits collections

People with two valuable blood groups are being urged to donate at Lancaster Donor Centre now. NHS Blood and Transplant needs donors with B negative and O negative blood to donate after the bad weather hit blood collection. Donors with these groups...

yesterday, 15:58 in Regional North West
 
A lightning moment of clarity for two Garstang businesswomen

A lightning moment of clarity for two Garstang businesswomen

0 Have your say Two women whose fathers suffered the life changing events of being struck by lightning and having a mental breakdown say their experiences have been influential in their lives and career choices. A lightning bolt and a mental breakdown...

yesterday, 15:34 in Regional North West
 
BREAKING: Guilty verdicts over kidnapping of Preston dad

BREAKING: Guilty verdicts over kidnapping of Preston dad

Three men have been found guilty of kidnapping a father-of-five and demanding £100,000 for his safe return. Jurors at Preston's Sessions House court convicted Luke Anderson, 24, of Samuel Street, Callon, Preston, Aaron Hampson, 25, of Pump Street,...

yesterday, 15:05 in Regional North West
 
PNE in Numbers: New boy Louis Moult’s goalscoring development

PNE in Numbers: New boy Louis Moult’s goalscoring development

He may not be able to play until the FA Cup trip to Wycombe in the new year but Louis Moult is certainly the name on the lips of every Preston fan at the moment. Thursday’s announcement that he was swapping Motherwell for Deepdale had been coming but...

yesterday, 14:11 in Sport
 
County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

One of the county’s most iconic landmark attractions has made a generous offer to help the Lancashire Post’s Christmas appeal. The team behind the Blackpool Tower Eye has donated tickets for youngsters who have been victims of crime this year. A...

yesterday, 14:00 in Regional North West
 
Preston’s newest bar and club unveiled

Preston’s newest bar and club unveiled

Preston’s newest bar and club is being unveiled to the public this week. Preston’s newest bar and club is being unveiled to the public this week. Placebo in Friargate is holding a series of launch nights. Its official grand opening is tonight – but...

yesterday, 14:00 in Regional North West
 
What a wizard year for display experts

What a wizard year for display experts

A Lancashire-based display stand business has seen record growth. Display Wizard has added new staff and expanded its Garstang premises to become one of the major players in the UK exhibition industry. The firm was founded in 2004 by co-directors...

yesterday, 13:54 in Regional North West
 
Man turns racist to officer after being Pava sprayed

Man turns racist to officer after being Pava sprayed

A raging man who had to be subdued with Parva spray in a public order incident made racist comments to the police officer, a court has heard. James Sowerby, 26, of Cavendish Crescent, Ribbleton, Preston, admitted using racially aggravated threatening...

yesterday, 13:28 in Regional North West
 
Date for royal wedding announced

Date for royal wedding announced

0 Have your say Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 next year, Kensington Palace said. The couple announced their engagement in November The date, a Saturday, confirms that there will not be a bank holiday for the big day.

yesterday, 13:21 in Regional North West
 
Scrap metal dealer cheated state out of more than £21,000, court told

Scrap metal dealer cheated state out of more than £21,000, court told

A businessman who ripped off the benefits system to the tune of £21,310 has been given a suspended jail term. Andrew Gibson, 49, and formerly of Perth Street, Lancaster, traded scrap at yards in Preston, Lancaster, Poulton-le-Fylde, Morecambe,...

yesterday, 13:08 in Regional North West
 
Extended jail term for paedophile who 'offered victim cake'

Extended jail term for paedophile who 'offered victim cake'

A pervert who filmed himself abusing two children has been given an extended jail term. Andrew Mather, of Gloucester Road, Chorley, took indecent pictures of himself and two youngsters to share with other perverts online. One youngster told specially...

yesterday, 13:08 in Regional North West
 


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