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Why I'm happy to shelf that elf in the Christmas Eve Box

0 Have your say A Christmas elf made a whistle-stop tour by the house this week for a late night word with the four-year-old who has in the last few weeks given that other pesky festive resident in the form the of ‘Elf on the Shelf’ a run for its...

yesterday, 18:10 in Regional North West

How to improve your interiors, boost your well being and purify your air by bringing the outside in.....

0 Have your say About a year or so ago as the family home finally started to take shape among the clutter of stuff and become more ‘homely’, at last it seemed the right time to take the very grown-up step and the responsibility in acquiring a little...

yesterday, 17:19 in Regional North West

Preston North End to change location of proposed fan zone at Deepdale

Preston North End have changed course on where to locate a fan zone at Deepdale. The Lilywhites had intended converting the old club shop - next to the offices - into an area for supporters to use before going into the ground. But they have decided...

yesterday, 17:12 in Sport

Body found in water in Southport

0 Have your say The body of a man was found in water in Southport this morning. Merseyside Police is treating the death as unexplained and investigations are underway to establish the cause of death. The man is yet to be identified. A spokesman for...

yesterday, 17:12 in Sport

REVEALED: The top ten most popular names for pets in Preston

0 Have your say A pet is like a family member, and for many cat and dog owners it's important to give their furry friend a unique name. But how can you find out the most popular pet names in Preston? GoCompare's pet insurance quote database ​analysed...

yesterday, 16:22 in Regional North West

Isaac Lowe eyes climb up world rankings after title triumph on Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury undercard

0 Have your say Isaac Lowe is now firmly focused on climbing the world rankings after his big win in Los Angeles. Morecambe’s Westgate Warrior picked up the WBC International featherweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Lucas Rafael Baez on the...

yesterday, 16:09 in Sport

Lancaster student on terror charges - why does she face life in prison?

0 Have your say Former Lancaster student Laura Clayson now faces life in prison after taking part in an anti-deportation protest. Laura, 28, who was President of Lancaster University Student Union up to 2015, was part of a group of 15 people who tried...

yesterday, 15:52 in Regional North West

Scott Fitzgerald could fit in one more fight before facing domestic rival Anthony Fowler in March

Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald is targeting peak physical shape when he takes on Anthony Fowler in a blockbuster domestic showdown next year. READ MORE >>>>> Preston's rising star Scott Fitzgerald to meet British rival Anthony Fowler in...

yesterday, 15:46 in Sport

'Jealous' man who strangled estranged wife jailed for life

A man who strangled his former wife in a fit of "pent-up jealousy" after she refused to sleep with him one last time for £100 has been jailed for at least 16 years. Martin Cavanagh, 35, attacked Sophie Cavanagh and then left a message on a...

yesterday, 15:38 in Regional North West

School worker jailed for sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

A school information and communications technology (ICT) technician has been jailed for grooming and sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. Alex Barnes, 22, pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual activity with a child, three counts of inciting a child...

yesterday, 14:54 in Regional North West

Fears for Preston woman who disappeared from her home two weeks ago

0 Have your say The family of a Preston woman who disappeared two weeks ago are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare. Katie Danson was last seen at her home in the Longton area at around 10am on Wednesday November 28. The 33-year-old is...

yesterday, 14:38 in Regional North West

Britain’s rarest mammal born at Chester Zoo

0 Have your say New footage has been released of a rare Scottish wildcat kitten that has been born at Chester Zoo. The female kitten is part of a breeding programme that is striving to save Britain’s rarest mammal from extinction. As few as 100...

yesterday, 14:27 in Regional North West

Preston North End linked with Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton

Preston North End have been linked with a loan move for Burnley and England goalkeeper Tom Heaton. The Sun on Sunday newspaper reported that PNE had enquired about a January loan for Heaton. Aston Villa remain favourites to land the 32-year-old who...

yesterday, 14:09 in Sport

Preston North End waiting for news on Brandon Barker's hamstring injury

The one bump in the road from Preston North End’s weekend win over Nottingham Forest at the City Ground was Brandon Barker joining the injury list. Barker pulled-up with a hamstring strain 25 minutes into the 1-0 victory. He looked distraught when...

yesterday, 13:55 in Sport

North West England braced for five-day freeze as Met Office warns of 60mph winds, ice and snow

0 Have your say Freezing temperatures are set to hit the North West of England this week, as cold weather from Iceland sweeps across the UK, bringing strong winds, ice and snow. The Met Office has warned that conditions could remain extremely wintry...

yesterday, 13:36 in Regional North West

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