Helping Keep The Preston & Lancashire Community Local
Mon July 26, 2021
- Blackpool stabbing: Teenager held after man dies - An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in his 50s in Blackpool.
- Man arrested after car hits group of people on Blackpool North Pier - The driver fled the scene but police later arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.
- St Annes beach: Man dies after seaside swim rescue - The man was rescued from the water and taken to hospital but later died.
- Frank Varey: Teenage boxing champion dies after river swim - Tributes are being paid to Frank Varey, 16, whose body was pulled from the River Dee in Cheshire.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in his 50s in Blackpool.
The driver fled the scene but police later arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.
The man was rescued from the water and taken to hospital but later died.
Tributes are being paid to Frank Varey, 16, whose body was pulled from the River Dee in Cheshire.
A sculptor says a planned statue of comic Bobby Ball will be "larger than life" to "mirror his joy".
Martin Hibbert, who was badly injured, says he wants "the truth" to emerge from the public inquiry.
Two robbers smashed a window and dragged the woman from her car while she was parked in a layby.
Jordan Banks, nine, died due to an "extremely rare" lightning strike during football training.
The club says a coach who abused a boy in 1987 was a "free agent" rather than a regular employee.
Blackpool Council breached human rights laws by removing bus adverts for preacher Franklin Graham.
Bad housing and deprivation are a toxic mix for health, says England's chief medical officer.
The body was found about six hours after a man was seen entering the sea in Fleetwood.
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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