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The FA Cup is back this weekend – but with fans restricted from attending games for what looks like the rest of 2020, clubs are having to adapt to survive. Chorley FC are set to kick-off their season on Saturday (October 3) in a second qualifying round of the FA Cup tie against Gateshead FC. […]

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Lancashire has jumped by 413 in the last 24 hours, new official figures show. Burnley, Preston, Pendle and Blackburn with Darwen reported the biggest daily rise in new affections as the county’s tall rose to 16,775 since the start of the pandemic. It means since the start of […]

With Lancashire’s coronavirus situation continuing in a downward spiral, there is a growing sense that even stricter lockdown measures loom for the county. LancsLive understands that the Government is currently discussing the potential of a strict social lockdown across Lancashire. This would mirror measures in the North East that have seen a ban on mixing […]

A Preston man is being sought by police after allegedly breaching court order just three days after it was made. Dominic Battiniello was served with a domestic violence protection order at Preston Magistrates Court on September 7. Officers said the 28-year-old is reported to have breached the order three days later. He is described as […]

Boris Johnson’s Government has been heavily criticised by the Speaker for showing a “total disregard” for Parliament but was spared a Commons revolt over coronavirus laws. The Prime Minister was facing a rebellion on Wednesday from more than 50 Conservative backbench MPs who are angry that the Government has imposed rules without Parliament’s scrutiny. They […]

Since Saturday, September 26, all of Lancashire has been placed under the same local lockdown restrictions. From Blackpool to Colne and Skelmersdale to Lancaster, this is the first time since the days of full, national lockdown that the entire county has uniform rules in places to combat an extremely worrying rise in new cases of […]

We have launched an investigation after a man was attacked outside a pub in Rawtenstall today (Sunday, August 30).   Around 1.35am a 32-year-old man was assaulted close to the Ugly Duckling on Bacup Road.   The man suffered serious head injuries and was taken home by taxi before being transported to Royal Blackburn Hospital […]

All areas of Lancashire are now on ‘red alert’ status as Burnley became the first place in England to record an infection rate higher than 300 in the second wave of coronavirus. The east Lancashire authority now has the highest rate in England after 279 new cases recorded in the seven days to September 26 […]

A Grade II listed Lancashire townhouse from the 1800s is set to be converted into flats. Preston City Council approved plans to convert the town house at 13 Winckley Street into a set of nine residential flats on Thursday (September 24). The red brick manor was first built during the 19th century as wealthy cotton […]

Preston and Burnley have recorded huge daily spikes in coronavirus cases as Lancashire’s tally rose by 390 in the last 24 hours. New figures from Public Health England released this afternoon (September 29) show there are now 16,372 cases confirmed across all 14 boroughs since the start of the pandemic. A further 79 positive tests […]