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Hunt for scammer who stole late mum's ring

News
Tyler Yates

Teen Tyler remembered for his ‘infectious giggle’

News
"ATM deserts" could be created

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

Business
Some 1,727 motorists were questioned by the RAC.

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Crime

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment

Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

News

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Royal Mail recommends that people post early

Royal Mail workers flat-out before posting deadlines

Business
Here are all the dates for when your benefits will be paid.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Business

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Passenger watchdog Transport Focus compared the news to "a chill wind" blowing down platforms

Rail passengers to be hit by hike in train fares

Transport

Hunt for scammer who stole late mum's ring

News
Some 1,727 motorists were questioned by the RAC.

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Crime
Gerrard Williams

Dad jailed for five years after torching home in drunken rage

Crime
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Crime

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

Business
Royal Mail recommends that people post early

Royal Mail workers flat-out before posting deadlines

Business
Here are all the dates for when your benefits will be paid.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Business
County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

News

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

News
Ashley Highfield

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
Gareth Fairhurst

Council probe launched in community funding row

News
Yvonne Fovargue

Lives being put at risk by brigade cuts, MP claims

Politics
John Asquith, Operations Manager of Preston Bus

£1m boost for county bus services

News

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment
Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Men are also more susceptible to complications

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig is broadcast in more than 180 countries

Peppa Pig blamed for 'inappropriate use of Primary Care Services'

Arts
A new sexual health service is being introduced across the borough

New approach to tackling sexual health issues

Health