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Train cancellations are due to hit Lancashire and the North West tomorrow

Planned train cancellations affecting Lancashire and other parts of the North West tomorrow have been announced. Lancashire - including Preston and Blackpool station - will be one of the most affected areas as travellers face another day of nightmare...

yesterday, 14:59 in Regional North West

Warning to Lancashire train travellers to London as Euston station closes

Lancashire train travellers to London are being warned that Euston Station is closed this weekend. The station - the terminal for many trains from Lancashire - will also be closed on the Bank Holiday weekend of August 25 and 26 and on September 1 and...

yesterday, 12:11 in Regional North West

Overseas students and tourists are being targeted by scammers who 'demand cash to avoid deportation'

Overseas students and visitors are being targeted by fraudsters pretending to “represent UK or foreign law enforcement,” a warning issued across Lancashire by the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre Action Fraud said. They are being told...

yesterday, 11:15 in Regional North West

Britney Spears fans brave the rain to see Scarborough show... ahead of Blackpool date

Britney Spears fans were never going to let a return to typical British summer weather put a damper on her arrival back in the UK. After Tokyo, Las Vegas, Berlin and New York, Scarborough's Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as...

yesterday, 11:15 in Regional North West

Cleveleys landlord's bin row with Wyre Council lasted nearly 18 months

A Cleveleys landlord has blasted Wyre Council after a row over a damaged car caused by a bin lasted nearly 18 months. Andrew Hobson says the council have dragged their heels to avoid paying damages after a bin smashed into one of his tenants cars...

yesterday, 06:22 in Regional North West

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Friday, 17:23 in Regional North West

Cuadrilla warned over environment breach

Councillors have written to ministers and MPs over environmental licence breaches by fracking company Cuadrilla. And the firm has been warned in a letter by the Environment Agency about breaches in how waste materials have been handled from the...

Friday, 15:58 in Regional North West

Lancashire reservoir supplies to be used for water

United Utilities has been given permission to take extra water from two Lancashire reservoirs and Lake District lakes. The company has been issued with drought permits to allow the company to take extra water. The permit from the Environment Agency...

Friday, 15:48 in Regional North West

Minbu the elephant gets a front row view as the Red Arrows ZOOm into Blackpool

Being in the zoo doesn't mean you have to miss out on one of the best shows of the summer. At least that was what Mimbu was thinking when she got herself to the top of the hill just in time to see the RAF's finest jet into the resort for the...

Friday, 13:54 in Regional North West

Why inspectors say children's services in Lancashire "require improvement"

Lancashire County Council's children's services "require improvement", according to regulators. During a four-week visit, OFSTED inspectors examined a random selection of 200 cases. They then spoke to children and young people themselves, as...

Friday, 13:54 in Regional North West

Image clue in Winter Hill fire investigation

A new clue has been revealed as part of the investigation into a major hill fire in Lancashire. The Winter Hill inferno was so severe when it first broke out that firefighters from across the Fylde coast were drafted in to help. The blaze is being...

Friday, 13:54 in Regional North West

Lancashire County Council urges people not to ‘take a holiday’ from recycling

Lancashire County Council is urging people not to ‘take a holiday’ from their recycling habits over the summer. More waste is often produced as people buy more while they enjoy days out, host gatherings such as BBQs, and entertain children during...

Friday, 11:07 in Regional North West

Lancashire County Council's children's services "require improvement" - but are better than three years ago

Lancashire County Council’s children’s services “require improvement”, according to the regulator OFSTED. The last time the department was inspected in 2015, it was given the lowest rating of “inadequate”. Inspectors who visited the authority in July...

Friday, 10:03 in Regional North West

The best themed cafes in Lancashire

From Alice in Wonderland to Pendle witches, Lancashire has some enchanting treats for you. Readers have voted. Here is a list of the top themed cafes in Lancashire. To view a previous vote click here /lancashire-recommends-tea-rooms-1-7973162

Friday, 09:38 in Regional North West

Storm Ernesto set to hit Lancashire with heavy rain and wind

Storm Ernesto is currently making its way over the Atlantic and is set to bring wet and windy weather conditions to Lancashire this weekend. Storm Ernesto formed in the North Atlantic near the east coast of America on Tuesday and has since been...

Thursday, 16:34 in Regional North West

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