County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
Open day to celebrate 300th anniversary of school being set up. Headgirl Sinead Norbury and Headboy Joe Barnes.

300-year-old school looks to ‘bright’ future

Students old and new gathered at a Poulton school to celebrate a landmark birthday.

Jean Stansfield park in Poulton

Time running out to vote for £25k park makeover plans

An 'outdated and rusty' park playground could be in line for a £25,000 makeover - but only if people keep voting for it.

What are the chances? Stalmine Primary School's reception class is all boys. Photo: ABC Photography

School has ‘unusual’ new class

A Stalmine primary school welcomed a most unusual set of new-starters this year - with a reception class full of boys.

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
Preston Crown Court

Fylde businesswoman jailed over tax dodge

A Fylde coast businesswoman has been jailed for 27 months after admitting tax evasion.
Photo Neil Cross. 
Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 
are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

Emergency services at the scene in Amounderness Way (Picture by Jason Steele)

UPDATE: Two crashes in heavy rain leave roads blocked

Motorists were urged to avoid the areas of two crashes this morning.
File photo of Carleton crossing

Traffic chaos after barrier on Carleton Crossing gets stuck

The barrier at Carleton Crossing, in Blackpool Road, became stuck earlier this afternoon, leading to 'heavy traffic'.
File picture of The Cube in Poulton

Reveller knocked out in unprovoked attack outside the Cube in Poulton

A reveller was left lying on the ground outside a Poulton club after being knocked out in an unprovoked attack, Lancashire Police said.

RAIL REPLACEMENT BUSES: 20 minute claim for Poulton to Kirkham journey - at rush hour!

RAIL REPLACEMENT BUSES: 20 minute claim for Poulton to Kirkham journey - at rush hour!

Rail bosses have left just 20 minutes for replacement buses to get to Kirkham from Poulton during the morning rush hour, a move which has been branded a ‘mistake’.

Staff from RBS are cycling from Barrow to Chorley for charity.  Pictured are Mark Aspinwall, Graeme Moore, William Foster and Jordan Catterall.

Cycling team’s epic journey for tragic dad

A team of intrepid cyclists took on a daunting bike ride for one very special reason.

Pam Wareing who has been jailed for two years and eight months

Besotted romance scam woman who stole £500k jailed for almost three years

A besotted legal worker who stole more than £500,000 from a Fylde law firm after falling victim to an online “romance scam” with a bogus American serviceman has been jailed for two years and eight months.

James Howarth behind the bar at Deja Vu

Poulton bar wants to open until 3am

Bar Deja Vu, on the corner of Vicarage Road and Prudy Hill in Poulton, wants to stay open until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, and Bank Holiday Sunday and Mondays, plans revealed.

Piledriving work on the rail line

Residents near railway told to brace for noisy overnight work

Railway workers will be carrying out noisy piling work in the Poulton area from tonight.

Poulton hospice friends harvest in the funds

A coffee morning with a harvest theme raised a tidy £695 for Trinity Hospice.
Old School Boy Brewery

Lancashire recommends... microbreweries

Here is a list of the top microbreweries in Lancashire.
Police at the scene

Three-car smash outside popular pub

Three cars collided outside a popular Carleton pub.
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