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Preston residents remain stranded after bus service is ruled 'unsustainable.'

Residents battling to have a local bus service restored have had their hopes dashed yet again. Around 3,000 householders in the Longsands area of Fulwood have been told by County Hall chiefs the idea of a 22-seater shuttle bus in place of the old No...

yesterday, 16:25 in Regional North West
 

Vietnam trek by Alison Allen and Paula Holmes raises money for the Katy Holmes Trust

When Alison Allen put her best foot forward for a trek in Vietnam she knew it was the opportunity of a lifetime - and she grabbed it. The trek this summer was a fund raiser in remembrance of a young Penwortham girl who had captured her heart. Alison...

yesterday, 11:43 in Regional North West
 

Runshaw College takes a lead on reporting of hate crimes

Runshaw College  has become a third-party reporting centre for hate crime following an innovative research project. It has been praised by Lancashire Constabulary for taking a lead on the issue. The new initiative was revealed at Runshaw College’s...

yesterday, 10:58 in Regional North West
 

How to keep your make-up on all day

Rita Parmar, Make-Up Doctor, writes about long-lasting make-up Summer is over, and although we’ve had countless days of fun with the kids, it’s time to get back to our own time, back to work, back to the long days in the office. It’s that time when we...

Sunday, 15:08 in Regional North West
 

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in accident at Pilling

A motorcyclist is in a serious condition after coming off his bike in Pilling. A motorcyclist is in a serious condition after coming off his bike in Pilling. The incident happened at around 3:45pm yesterday when the rider, a 42 year old man from...

Sunday, 12:31 in Regional North West
 

The importance of teamwork in sport

Columnist Dan Donohue writes about the how teamwork is vital in sports. Sport in general has become big business over the last decade or so and, according to recent reports, the 2020 Olympics will be the last major sporting event that we will see on...

Sunday, 12:31 in Regional North West
 

Brexit will hurt Lancashire and the North West the worst, says Alistair Campbell

Brexit will hurt the North West more than any other region, according to Tony Blair’s former chief strategist Alastair Campbell. In an interview with the Lancashire Post, Campbell called for a second referendum and argued that people in Leave-voting...

Saturday, 13:27 in Regional North West
 

Call for county chief executive's contract to be made public

The new chief executive of Lancashire County Council has described it as a ”privilege” to take up the top job, while admitting that it was “not ideal” that she did not have the full backing of elected members. Angie Ridgwell’s comments came at a...

Friday, 17:19 in Regional North West
 

Lancashire should be able to spend extra social care cash without "strings" attached, says cabinet member

Lancashire will be one of the biggest beneficiaries from a fund set up to ease pressure on adult social care services this winter. The county council area is set to receive £5.5m, the fourth largest allocation from a £240m pot announced by the...

Friday, 17:19 in Regional North West
 

Health: Looking after your cholesterol

Jenny Logan writes about monitoring your cholesterol In my last article, I mentioned the NHS ‘heart age’ check, people are being encouraged to engage with at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-health-check/check-your-heart-age-tool/. Read more: Health:...

Friday, 15:09 in Regional North West
 

Jason Donovan is making the most of his Midlife Crisis with a tour in Morecambe and Southport

Back in the 80s, Jason Donovan became a household name when playing Scott Robinson in Neighbours. And it was not long before he firmly established a music career, releasing his first solo hit Nothing Can Divide us in 1988. His real-life romance with...

Friday, 14:05 in Regional North West
 

Top scare attractions in Lancashire 2018

You are in for a scare with these upcoming Halloween attractions. For related Halloween articles click here: Here is where you can pick your own Halloween pumpkin in or near Lancashire and 8 of Lancashire’s spookiest events this Halloween

Friday, 10:01 in Regional North West
 

Lancashire passengers prepare for 32nd day of strike action on Northern trains

As the dispute over train guards continues, unions say they will press ahead with strike action tomorrow - the 32nd day of strike action so far this year. The increasingly bitter dispute between rail union the RMT and train company Northern is...

Friday, 09:39 in Regional North West
 

Booths 2018 Christmas Book is out today!

Forget the John Lewis ad, here in Lancashire we know when Christmas is on its way....the Booths Christmas Book arrives! It takes almost a year to produce, from first ideas in December to going to print in September and finally being available for the...

Friday, 09:39 in Regional North West
 

Unstunned halal meat will no longer be supplied to Lancashire schools by the county council

Lancashire County Council has once again voted to stop supplying unstunned halal meat to its schools. Lancashire County Council has once again voted to stop supplying unstunned halal meat to its schools. READ MORE >>> "It is causing deep...

Thursday, 20:11 in Regional North West
 
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