Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old was stabbed in Lancaster. Emergency services were called to Hala Road, close to Bargain Booze, at 11pm on Thursday, August 16 where the boy was found with two stab wounds. He was taken to Lancaster Royal Infirmary where he was treated for his injuries – which were […]

The famous entertainer has died, confirmed today by his manager Real name Barry Elliott, he had starred alongside his brother, Paul, in BBC show ChuckleVision between 1987 and 2009. Manager Phil Dale said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that the family announce that Barry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by […]

The link between the M61 and the M6 near Preston is currently closed with two cars catching fire after a collision. Both drivers are safe. Traffic officers are on scene and working with emergency services, but expect delays and perhaps plan an alternative route.. All traffic is being held from Junction 9 M65 and onto the [...]

Four people are to go on trial after an historic brewery in Lancashire suffered extensive damage. More than £100,000 of damage is estimated to have been caused to the Thwaites Brewery in Blackburn in May. Thomas Ward, 43, of Aspull Common, Leigh, pleaded not guilty to blackmail, burglary and criminal damage via video-link at Preston […]

Dani, the daughter of Eastenders star Danny Dyer, revealed she was “speechless”, while Jack said: “I don’t know what to say.” Dani Dyer and partner Jack Fincham have won this year’s series of Love Island. Dani, the daughter of Eastenders star Danny Dyer, said she was “speechless” after the result was announced, while Jack said: […]

A pensioner from Preston has died while climbing Helvellyn. The man in his 70s, who has not been named, died after falling while climbing the Lake District peak. Emergency teams were scrambled to the mountain site last week after receiving reports that a man had fallen from Striding Edge. They found the man, but he […]

A number of Guild Hall employees have been relocated to the former Premier House building on Church Street, to make way for more entertainment space. The group’s finance department has moved into the building, which was acquired by Guild Centre owner Simon Rigby earlier this year for over £200,000 from Preston City Council. The building, […]

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