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New image in hunt for alleged attackers

Police have issued a new image of a man they would like to speak to following a scuffle in Preston city centre which left a 38-year-old with a serious arm injury.

Crime
Catforth FC circa 1957

Lancashire's most unusual football league

Grassroots football is the lifeblood of the game, John Grimbaldeston looks back at one of Lancashire’s more unusual league set-ups

Lifestyle
Stonehouse Childcare in Leyland took part in a full week of activities for Children in Need
Holly, Max, Gabriel, Aydin, Leon and Thomas

Your photos from 
Children in Need

Youngsters have been going dotty with Pudsey Bear over this year’s Children in Need appeal.

Lifestyle
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

My kids used to like a book called The Busy World of Richard Scarry, in which animals dressed as humans scurried about, going to work or enjoying their leisure time, all being terribly busy and pressed for time.

Arts
Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic

Listen up: Grayson Perry turns continuity announcer

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic to mark International Men's Day.

Arts
Conductor Helen Harrison

Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

Music
Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross

Tribute acts celebrate festive season

There’s a celebration of music coming to Viva Vegas to start the festive season.

Music
Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Lidl has announced that it will take part in Black Friday for the first time this year.

Business
Santa with Chief Elf Charlotte at the launch of Galloway's Santa's grotto at St George's Centre

Can you volunteer as an elf for Galloway's Christmas grotto in Preston?

Who wants to become an elf and spread festive cheer?

News
The 49-year-old has been in custody since Thursday afternoon on suspicion of the 19-year-old's murder.

Police continue to quiz man, 49, in Gaia Pope disappearance probe

Murder probe detectives are continuing to question a man believed to be known to missing teenager Gaia Pope over her suspicious disappearance.

Offbeat
Bradley Walsh in the studio

Bradley Walsh: On my tombstone it will say 'At last a day off'

Game show host, actor, presenter and singer Bradley Walsh talks to Joe Nerssessian about his second album in as many years, twelve months after he became the UK's biggest-selling debut male artist.

Music
Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

A new relaxation phenomenon is sweeping the internet. Here, we unpick the science behind these viral sounds and visuals.
Health
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

One of a lucky few invited inside, Jack Healy reveals what lies behind the glimmering glass windows

Transport
Golf

Have a go at... Golf

A club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
News
The union said it was seeking a "suitable and equal" pay offer

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Rail workers on Virgin Trains' West Coast route have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay.
Transport
Self-scan supermarket checkouts being targeted by thieves

North West shoppers are most light-fingered at self-scan checkouts

A recent study has revealed that Britons steal £3.2bn from supermarkets via self-scan each year, with almost one quarter of Britons confessing to having sticky fingers when not being at the checkout - the biggest 'takers' coming from the North West.
News
The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
News
Winnie the pooh

COLUMN: Why are we all so horrid?

One  worrying side effect of our web generation is the increased opportunity to be perfectly horrid to each other.

News
Sketch is an exhibition being run at the Peter Scott Gallery in Lancaster

Things to do (November 16 to 21)

If you are looking for ideas of things to do this weekend, why try one or two of these?

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