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Police investigating a gas explosion at a house in Heysham in which a toddler died have made four arrests in connection with the incident. Emergency services were called to the scene on Mallowdale Avenue at about 2.40am on Sunday, May 16th. Officers attended and found two houses collapsed with serious damage to a third property. […]

A new restaurant serving healthy food has opened up in Preston, aiming to bring a fine dining eating experience to customers in the city. ‘Saladishy’ opened up today (October 18) welcoming in locals to the newest and brightest spot on the high street serving meals all under 500 calories each. With a huge selection of […]

A well loved Indian eatery in Preston received an award for being the nation’s top Indian restaurant for the first time since it opened. Barton Bangla Brassiere has become an established eatery in the small village of Barton since it opened in 2006 and has been a family run business ever since. The eatery has […]

Two people have today (October 18) been sentenced following the death of a Preston man in Blackburn. Nigel Scott, 58, suffered serious head injuries during an assault at an address on Clarendon Road East in the town last December. He was found unconscious at 10am on December 27. He was taken to hospital but died […]

There are significant delays on the M6 in Lancashire after a crash closed two lanes of traffic. Those travelling southbound on the M6 are facing delays after a crash between junction 27 for Standish and junction 26 for Orrell. Lanes one and two are closed due to the collision, with traffic officers on the scene […]

House of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has said the UK must avoid a “knee-jerk reaction” to the problem of keeping MPs safe in the wake of Sir David Amess’s murder. The Conservative MP died after being stabbed multiple times at a meeting with constituents on Friday (October 15). A 25-year-old man, understood by the PA […]

The owner of a pub in Preston says he has made the difficult decision to close its doors citing ‘constant noise complaints’ that have ‘sucked the motivation and excitement’ out of running the venue. Andy MacDonald posted his decision on Facebook, saying that after residents moved into a new-build apartment block opposite his establishment, the […]

TWO people have today (Monday, October 18th) been sentenced following the death of Nigel Scott in Blackburn.  Mr Scott, 58 (pictured, right), suffered serious head injuries during an assault at an address on Clarendon Road East in the town last December.  He was taken to hospital but sadly died the following day. Two people were […]

AN investigation is continuing into a fatal house fire in Clayton le Woods. Emergency services were called at around 1.30pm on Friday, October 15 to a report of a fire where a house had collapsed on Kirkby Avenue. Sadly, the body of a man was found inside the property, and although a formal identification has […]

We are appealing for information following a fail-to-stop collision in Blackburn which injured a teenage pedestrian. The incident occurred at around 8.10pm on Saturday (October 16) on Barbara Castle Way, at the junction with Penny Street, in the town centre. A white saloon car, thought to be a VW Passat, possibly 13 plate, was travelling […]