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The show goes on - but not so much fun

Fairground families are warning they will turn their backs on Preston’s annual Whit Fair this weekend after it was controversially booted out of the city centre.

Whats on
Chief Petty Officer David McNamara, left, from Grimsargh and Chef Josh Danson from Larches in Preston

A sailor's life for submarine chef Joshua

A Preston sailor has qualified as a submariner, and is now hard at work feeding hungry Navy crews.

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Alfie Boe

Welsh choir supports Alfie’s Homecoming show

Welsh choir Only Boys Aloud will support Alfie Boe when he returns to his hometown for a special one-off concert next week.
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Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

A mum and her two daughters who were at the Manchester Arena when it was the centre of a terrorist attack has praised local victim support and mental health services for the support in its aftermath.
Crime
Gulab and wife Davinder outside St Georges Chapel

Former Preston NHS worker Gulab's firsthand account of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

One of Preston’s long-standing NHS workers and community voices was one of just over a thousand distinguished guests invited to celebrate the Royal Wedding directly outside Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel.

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Fines to be issued to bus lane drivers at the M55 Broughton roundabout

A bus lane that was closed due to ongoing misuse from motorists has been reopened with a camera in place to catch unauthorised drivers.
Transport
One of the new speed camera vans on Lancashire's roads from today

Watch out - extra speed camera vans on roads

Eight new speed camera vans are rolled out on Lancashire’s roads today in a crackdown on dangerous drivers.

Crime
Country pub

Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Manchester Bomb survivor Martin Hibbert completes Great Manchester Run

Brave bomb victim Martin Hibbert battled through the pain barrier to send a defiant message to terrorists when he completed a 10k race.

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Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Police are urging the public to help them catch a sadistic thug who left a severed dog’s head on the door handle of a house.

Offbeat
Search for truck driver after motorway crash

Search for truck driver after motorway crash

Police are hunting a truck driver who fled the scene after a collision which injured an eight-year-old boy.

Crime
Arson suspected after motorbike blaze

Arson suspected after motorbike blaze

Fire experts believe a blaze which badly damaged a motorcycle was started deliberately.

Crime
Wanted: Chris Bryson

Police hunt runaway prisoner

Police have appealed for help to trace an inmate who has absconded from Kirkham Open Prison.

Crime
Yobs attack flock of sheep

Yobs attack flock of sheep

Police are trying to identify youths who attacked a flock of sheep in a field at Hesketh Bank last night, killing one lamb and leaving others in a distressed state.

Crime
The scene of the collision on the M6/M61 junction

M6 smash causes tailbacks

Traffic built up on the M6 near Preston following a collision involving a minibus and a car this afternoon.

Transport

Bikers line route for Russell's funeral

Hundreds of bikers lined the streets for the funeral of Blood Bikes volunteer Russell Curwen, who died while on duty.
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WATCH: Biker training facility marks 100 years of female suffrage with pink breast cancer awareness campaign

Traditionally seen as a macho industry and sport, motorcycling is getting a feminine makeover at one Lancashire training centre, which has changed its training gear to pink to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. TOM EARNSHAW finds out more...

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Charles will accompany Ms Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said. Photo: PA Wire.

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

The Prince of Wales will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.
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Kevin Ross and Kerry Wilkinson.

Soon-to-be newlyweds Kerry and Kevin are gearing up for a royally good day of their own

On Saturday millions of people around the world will be tuning into their TVs to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot.
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Staff from John Turner Construction with Trussell Trust representatives

Thousands donated to Longridge foodbank charity

More than £1,000 of food and drink has been donated to foodbanks in Longridge and the Ribble Valley by a nearby construction company.

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