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Rory Burns frustrates Lancashire as Surrey build lead in day-night County Championship clash

Surrey captain Rory Burns hit a dogged 70 to bat his side into the box seat by the mid-point of their County Championship clash with Lancashire at The Oval. Burns dug in for almost three-and-a-half hours on a testing pitch to help the hosts reach...

yesterday, 22:09 in Sport

REVEALED: The cost to the Lancashire taxpayer for mayors' cars

0 Have your say As new figures reveal the cost to the taxpayer for mayors’ cars, councils say the ceremonial role supports businesses and charities –all at a cost effective price for the public. The cost of driving Lancashire’s mayor to their many...

yesterday, 21:55 in Regional North West

IN NUMBERS: How much is being spent on mayoral cars across Lancashire

0 Have your say Latest figures have revealed the cost to the Lancashire taxpayer for mayoral cars. Lancashire's councils say the figures are small compared to the value these hundreds of visits provide – but new figures show the combined costs over...

yesterday, 21:38 in Regional North West

Preston North End's Paul Gallagher handed three-game ban by FA after elbowing Stoke City's Joe Allen

Preston midfielder Paul Gallagher has been handed a three-game ban by the Football Association after catching Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen with an elbow on Saturday. ALSO READ: Paul Gallagher should have been sent off and it could have changed the...

yesterday, 18:00 in Sport

Businesses seek comprise after Chorley Council's U-turn on "football fans not welcome" statement

0 Have your say Something still needs to be done about visiting football fans coming to Chorley. That’s the message from a town business owner in the aftermath of a controversial letter sent out to football fans warning them they will “no longer be...

yesterday, 16:11 in Sport

Difficulty contacting doctors over the phone in Chorley and South Ribble, survey says

0 Have your say Patients in Chorley and South Ribble are finding it increasingly difficult to contact their family doctor over the phone. The Royal College of GPs says that surgeries’ resources are stretched, but that doctors and their teams are...

yesterday, 15:54 in Regional North West

Chorley nursery eyes expansion after securing £1 million freehold for childcare site

0 Have your say A Chorley nursery is looking to expand its services after securing an almost £1 million freehold for the site. Buckshaw Bunnies Childcare Ltd, the owners of Gelston Manor Day Nursery in Dawson Lane, Buckshaw Village, acquired the...

yesterday, 15:50 in Regional North West

M6 southbound to close for two nights for bridge repairs

The southbound carriageway of the M6 is to close for two nights this week to repair the bridge damaged in a collision last month. An HGV hit one of the supports of the bridge over the M6 near junction 33 at Galgate on July 26, and a temporary support...

yesterday, 15:17 in Regional North West

Huge 'Think Big' sign marks the start of major project in Preston

0 Have your say There’s nothing wrong with thinking big! And to prove it, a developer has driven home the message in a huge sign outside a major project in Preston. Work has now begun to create the first warehouse loft apartments in the city centre....

yesterday, 15:00 in Regional North West

140 new homes planned for Lancashire village

0 Have your say Builders want to bring up to 140 new homes in a Lancashire village. The homes, 45 per cent of which will be affordable, would be built on an 8.7-hectare area of land at Bushells Farm off Mill Lane, Goosnargh. A masterplan includes...

yesterday, 14:46 in Regional North West

Overnight closures on M6 for repairs

0 Have your say There will be overnight closures on the M6 this week while Highways England staff work on the damaged bridge. The M6 southbound will be closed between junctions 33 at Lancaster to 32 at Broughton and junction with the M55 from 8pm to...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional North West

Travellers urged to check vaccination status as European measles cases soar

Holidaymakers have been given fresh warnings to ensure they are vaccinated against measles after it emerged European cases have reached an eight-year high. The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned the number of cases of the highly infectious disease...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional North West

Disgruntled residents leaving 'rude' notes upsets ambulance crews

Ambulance crews have pleaded with disgruntled residents not leave rude notes on their vehicles as it "upsets" staff. East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) said they responded to a genuine emergency in Leicester, during which a note was put...

yesterday, 14:25 in Regional North West

Manchester City loanee Lukas Nmecha learning all the time says Preston boss Alex Neil

Preston North End boss Alex Neil says Lukas Nmecha needs to learn to show his quality in the right areas as he develops in the weeks and months to come. ALSO READ: Our Preston North End fans' panel react to the draw with Stoke City The Manchester City...

yesterday, 14:23 in Sport

Palace Shield round-up: As you were at the top after wins for Longridge and Lancaster

It is as you were at the top of the Palace Shield Premier Division after wins for all the main players in the title race. Leaders Longridge were big 118-run winners at 
Eccleston on Saturday as they stayed eight points clear of Lancaster at the...

yesterday, 13:42 in Sport

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