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Garstang hypnotherapist recognised with top industry award

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Lune Street will become two-way

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

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Comedian Sean Hughes

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Arts

Why is the sun and sky such a weird colour?

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LIVE: All the latest as Storm Ophelia set to hit the region

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Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
Crossroads at Broughton at the junction of Garstang Road, Whittingham Lane and Woodplumpton Lane

More road changes on way for Broughton

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Work starts to free up city bottleneck

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The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
Crossroads at Broughton at the junction of Garstang Road, Whittingham Lane and Woodplumpton Lane

More road changes on way for Broughton

News

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
The new measures form part of efforts to bring down re-offending rates

Probation officers could bar offenders from drinking alcohol or gambling

Crime
Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at mosques between March and July this year

Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosques

Crime
The IPCC subsequently issued new guidance earlier this year

Watchdog receives scores of reports of police officers abusing position for sex

Politics

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education

Lollipop lady Irene is longest serving in Britain

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Jackie Turnbull

Minster concert in memory of former Fulwood High teacher and singer Jackie Turnbull

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Robot classroom assistants and virtual reality learning are part of the future

Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine'

Education
Henry Blofeld

The voice of Test Match Special is coming to Preston

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Work starts to free up city bottleneck

News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport
Crossroads at Broughton at the junction of Garstang Road, Whittingham Lane and Woodplumpton Lane

More road changes on way for Broughton

News

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

News
Trio of fundraisers and veterans of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment Colin Gifford, Steve Tranter and Martin Hall endured a 47 mile walk from the pier head in Liverpool to Botany Bay

Volunteers’ walk helps raise funds for Queen’s Lancashire Regiment memorial

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Lancashire care homes are to get a makeover

County care homes to get a £6m upgrade

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Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
County Coun Shaun Turner

New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

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Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
Coun Graham Jolliffe, Chairman of Barton Parish Council, is campaigning for a reduction in the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph on the A6 through  the village of Barton, near Preston

Urgent plea to cut speed limit on A6 through Barton

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Garstang hypnotherapist recognised with top industry award

News
Patients may be banned from attending A&E departments

Plan to ban A&E walk-ins without referral

Health
Who should get the flu jab?

Everything you need to know about this year’s flu jab - and why you should get it right now

Health
Planned - or elective - operations could be put on the back burner

Major flu outbreak could see routine operations suspended for months

Health
Fingertip injuries are the most common hand injury

Parents urged to use door safety catches to prevent thousands of hand injuries

Health