Where are the best dog grooming salons in Lancashire?

Dogs love being pampered and groomed.
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Members of the public reported "flames shooting" through the roof of the cabin on Thames Street.

Firefighters battle blaze in Newton

Firefighters battled a blaze which severely damaged a log cabin in Newton overnight, say fire services.

VIDEO: 40 firefighters battle major fire at house in Newton

More than 40 fire fighters battled a major blaze at a home in Newton overnight, say fire services.
The Bowling Green, Charnock Richard

The best pubs with a children's play area in Lancashire

When taking young ones out for a meal, a play area is a welcome treat.

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Where are the best pubs with children's play areas?

Have you ever tried these child-friendly pubs, with play areas?
The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

M55 CRASH: Lorry driver surrenders passport as case begins into fatal m-way crash

A man has made his first appearance at court charged with causing a death by carelessly driving a large articulated lorry which was involved in multi vehicle pile up on the M55.

Almost 290 prisoners were moved to more secure facilities last year, a report revealed

Hundreds moved as report says ‘unsuitable’ lags are being sent to Kirkham prison

Hundreds of prisoners were sent back to closed prisons from the open HMP Kirkham last year, with many judged to be ‘unsuitable’ to be there, a report has found.

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Harvey's Chicken & Pizza, Poulton St, Kirkham

Boss of takeaway which sold ‘putrefying’ food is jailed for four years

A takeaway boss has been jailed for four years after a court heard about a catalogue of food hygiene offences, including selling rotten food.

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A contraflow has been put in place to allow traffic to pass safely .

Campaigners 'lock-on' at Cuadrilla site

Campaigners have "locked-on" outside the Cuadrilla fracking site, say police.
Kirkham Prison

Bungling prison plumber jailed after accidentally recording incriminating footage of himself

A bungling prison plumber who took his mobile phone into a jail accidentally recorded incriminating footage of himself helping an inmate recover another smuggled phone.

WATCH: Bid for PNE shirts to help Wesham's Jorgie Rae Griffiths get vital cancer treatment

Preston North End’s star players have come to the aid of a little girl who needs to raise £200,000 for life-saving cancer treatment.
Church Street, Kirkham, shown here in December 1982

Take a trip through historic Kirkham

It has been described as probably the earliest inhabited locality in the Fylde district. And our archive photographs show Kirkham over the years.

Wanted Sean Price, 31, formerly of Pickten Avenue, Runcorn, went missing from HMP Kirkham

Wanted man who went missing from prison last year is found

A wanted man who went missing from HMP Kirkham has been found by police.
Carr Hill High School, Kirkham

Sixth form axe at Carr Hill confirmed

The sixth form at Kirkham’s Carr Hill High School has been confirmed for closure next year.

Dan Farnworth

Two Lancashire residents awarded Churchill Fellowships to do research abroad

Lancashire paramedic Dan is jetting off to one of America’s most dangerous prisons to research how people in stressfull and dangerous jobs manage to cope with the demands of their work. NATALIE WALKER finds out more


Where are the best bistros in Lancashire?

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WATCH: Jorgie Rae Griffiths has started her cancer treatment in America

A young girl who is fighting an aggressive cancer is back home from America after her first round of treatment.
New average speed camera  to go live

New average speed camera to go live

A new average speed camera scheme on the A583 Preston New Road will go live from Tuesday March 6.

WATCH: Race against time to get Jorgie Rae Griffiths of Wesham to the US for cancer treatment

A  young girl battling an aggressive cancer is ‘living in limbo and on hope’ as she faces a dramatic race against the clock to raise funds for potentially life saving treatment.
Fleetwood Road near AFC Fylde's stadium (Picture: Google)

Main road off M55 closed by police due to 'medical issue'

Police closed a main road running off the M55 motorway because of a 'medical issue', a spokesman for the force said.
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