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Asking price slashed for popular pub

The asking price of a popular pub near Preston has been slashed in a bid to find a buyer.

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Mick Cash

'Muggers paradise' warning as rail strike row rumbles on

Union bosses have warned removing guards from trains will lead to a rise in crime.

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
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Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
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Wooden Toy Shop owner Andrew Wallin

Andrew’s wooden toy story success

Growing up, Andrew Wallin didn’t have many expensive toys.

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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Myerscough College Farrier students at work

County students shape a future in ancient craft

The art of farriery might seem like an ancient craft but caring for the hooves of a horse is critical for their health and wellbeing and at Myerscough College a team of apprenticeships are eager to break into the industry.

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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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Action Records owner Gordon Gibson looking forward to Record Store Day at his shop on Church Street, Preston

City’s Action Records in tune for Record Store Day

If you see a queue stretching up Preston’s Church Street this Saturday it will mean one thing ...it is Record Store Day.

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Graham Parr

Bluecoat entrepreneur dies

Preston-born entrepreneur Graham Parr, who rose from Bluecoat to Pontins’ boss, has died aged 67.

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The Judges'  Lodgings in Lancaster.

Judges’ decision delayed

Lancashire County Council has extended the deadline for reaching a possible agreement on the future of the Judges’ Lodgings Museum at Lancaster.

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John Kerr

DAN KERR: ‘Distraught’ boss blames the net and bridal warehouses for sudden closure

The director of Dan Kerr Brides said the decision to close suddenly was ‘distressing and reluctant’.

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Brides fear they have been left in the lurch after the sudden closure of Dan Kerr

DAN KERR: Hope for some - but a bitter blow for others who will join the queue for a refund

Brides who paid for their wedding dresses and are due to marry in the near future have been given hope following the sudden closure of Dan Kerr.

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Beth Whiting was devastated to learn that the shop was closing
Pic:  PCW Group UK

Preston brides 'devastated' after sudden wedding shop closure

Brides have been left in tears at the sudden closure of a popular wedding shop.
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Dan Kerr in Preston

Dan Kerr store in Preston closes as wedding shop goes into administration

Brides and grooms-to-be fear that they could be left in the lurch after one of Lancashire’s best known wedding shops went into administration.
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Springfield Oxide plant, Salwick

County stands on edge of new age of atomic power

It is fair to say that nuclear power has been in the doldrums over the past 20 years, with no new power stations built since Sizewell B in 1995.

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John Grime, left, and Mathew Anwyl, right

Housebuilder set its eyesew Lancashire division on expansion

Award winning residential developer Anwyl Homes is expanding into Lancashire.

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Broughton bypass construction work continues.

City road closures planned as part of Bypass works

Road closures in Preston are planned for next week, as part of the latest stages of work on the Broughton Bypass.

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Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

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