Helping Keep The Preston & Lancashire Community Local
Tue July 7, 2020
- Aya Hachem death: Two more arrests over Blackburn drive-by shooting - A Manchester man is held in Spain on suspicion of the murder of 19-year-old law student Aya Hachem.
- Rishton Paper Mill: Children ill after swimming in 'polluted' water - Several children suffer sickness and diarrhoea after swimming in potentially polluted water near a mill.
- Fleetwood lose out to Wycombe in League One play-offs - Wycombe Wanderers withstand a brave display from Fleetwood Town to reach the League One play-off final.
- Kirkham crash: Gabriel Fields, 19, hit by car dies - A 30-year-old driver is also seriously hurt and three passengers suffered minor injuries.
A Manchester man is held in Spain on suspicion of the murder of 19-year-old law student Aya Hachem.
Several children suffer sickness and diarrhoea after swimming in potentially polluted water near a mill.
Wycombe Wanderers withstand a brave display from Fleetwood Town to reach the League One play-off final.
A 30-year-old driver is also seriously hurt and three passengers suffered minor injuries.
Police say the attack on two people happened after an "altercation" outside a pub in Bacup.
John Egan strikes with 10 minutes to go to earn Sheffield United a draw at fellow European hopefuls Burnley.
Midnight haircuts as coronavirus restrictions ease - but people are urged to be "tremendously cautious".
After three months of the restrictions, many aspects of everyday life have been transformed.
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?
A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013
COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013
BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013
ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013
THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013
ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.
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