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Walk down Fishergate in the middle of the day and you’ll struggle to walk in a straight line. There’s so many people descending down the high street on the daily, I find it hard to believe they all live in Preston. If they don’t live here, then it could be that they’ve come to wander […]

A boy who bowled over Freddie Flintoff after fleeing Afghanistan in the back of a truck – before arriving in Lancashire – has been granted asylum. Flintoff, 44, returned to his hometown of Preston in a BBC documentary ‘Field of Dreams’ to show anyone can play competitive cricket, whatever the background. As the former England […]

Bakeries have stood the test of time in all communities, surviving and thriving throughout the years. As the heart of the community, they bring about a sense of collectiveness and joy, two of the things one family owned bakery has done for nearly four decades in Preston. The Bake Away on Longridge Road has been […]

Have you ever heard of an ice cream curl? Because the UK’s only ice-cream curl franchise is opening it’s first Lancashire store in Chorley. Cream Curl already has 10 stores across the UK, and will now be bringing their sweet treats to the town. The doors to their newest shop on Eaves Lane opened today […]

The “imperative to pray” could lead to parking chaos in the vicinity of a proposed new mosque in a Preston village, a public inquiry has heard. The claim was made during the second day of proceedings examining whether the Brick Veil Mosque should be allowed to be built on land alongside the Broughton roundabout, where […]

This is Shaun Aver. He also uses the name Paul Aver. Have you seen him? Do you know where he might be? Aver, aged 36, is a registered sex offender who is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the conditions of his licence. He had been in prison for failing to comply with his […]

Hidden amongst a cluster of trees stands a beautiful fairytale cottage that is now up for sale near Preston. Dubbed as “A place with a little magic”, this stunning character property is located down a secluded road on Myerscough Hall Drive. The three bedroom home is currently listed on RightMove with a price tag of […]

Love Island comes and goes so quickly you’d think it was a common cold. Series eight finished on Monday night (August 1) and saw fan favourites Ekin-Su Culculoglu and partner Davide Sanclimenti crowned winners. Over the eight series, the cast list has been topped by hopeful romantics from all over the UK. But of 260 […]

A five-month-old baby boy has died in hospital after being found unresponsive at a house in Preston. Lancashire Constabulary were called by paramedics to a property on Garsdale Road, Ribbleton, at 12.18pm on Wednesday (August 3). Emergency crews rushed the tot to the Royal Preston Hospital for treatment, but he was pronounced dead later the […]

It will be two years before a specialist procedure that can vastly improve the outcome for people who have suffered a stroke will be available 24 hours a day in Lancashire and South Cumbria, LancsLive can reveal. And it comes after a call from the Stroke Association last week for a rapid rollout of a […]