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Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Lenders have been tweaking the rates they are offering upwards in recent weeks

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business
It's common to feel tired, stressed, and short-tempered in early parenthood.

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport

Some of largest mobile phone providers 'routinely overcharging loyal customers'

Business

Wages not keeping pace with 'spiralling' cost of childcare

Business

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport

Brits are not officially 'over the hill' until the age of 83

Health
Book club

Have a go at... Attending a book club

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Swim with sharks

Lancashire recommends... dare devil activities

News

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

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

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Bishop Whitsey

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

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

News
Jackie Turnbull

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

News

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
Networks are overcharging loyal customers an average 22 a month

Some of largest mobile phone providers 'routinely overcharging loyal customers'

Business
The cost of childcare for young children has increased up to seven times faster than wages

Wages not keeping pace with 'spiralling' cost of childcare

Business

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

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health
Most still feel youthful because they have a positive outlook on life

Brits are not officially 'over the hill' until the age of 83

Health
Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

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