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Yellow weather warning for wind issued

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Quality Street first hit the shelves in 1936

Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Whats on
New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

Health

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education
Woodplumpton A team winners of the Over Wyre and District Ladies Bowling league 2017

Woodplumpton A-team are Over Wyre District champions twice -over

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Longridge and Ribble Valley residents urged to reject carve up of borough

News

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

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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

Man who claims he was abused by Bishop: "He told me he agreed I had a calling from God."

Crime
Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester

Investigation into sex abuse by bishop

Crime

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

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

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

News

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport

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

News
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

News

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

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

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

Health
About nine in 10 people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

Health

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