Lancashire panto star Ted Robbins says sorry for on-stage comments

Lancashire Telegraph: 'SORRY' Ted Robbins

7:00pm Tuesday 10th January 2012

COMEDIAN Ted Robbins has apologised amid claims he upset a child with learning difficulties on stage during panto.

New Lancashire waste plants fail to meet recycling demands

3:59pm Wednesday 7th December 2011

WASTE plants dealing with Lancashire’s rubbish are being penalised after failing to meet recycling targets – just four years into a £2billion deal.

Preston woman who fell from Blackburn car park is named

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAGEDY Police and ambulance behind Blackburn shopping centre where a woman died

10:29am Wednesday 7th December 2011

A MOTHER who jumped off the top of a multi-storey car park after losing custody of her daughter has been named at the opening of an inquets into her death.

Preston woman who fell from Blackburn car park had lost custody battle

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAGEDY Police and ambulance behind Blackburn shopping centre where a woman died

12:00pm Saturday 3rd December 2011

THE woman who plunged 90ft to her death at the Mall in Blackburn had lost a custody battle for her daughter just hours before, it has emerged.

Preston woman dies after 90ft fall from Blackburn Mall car park

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAGEDY Police and ambulance behind Blackburn shopping centre where a woman died

9:20pm Thursday 1st December 2011

UPDATE: A woman plunged 90ft to her death in Blackburn town centre this afternoon.

Four arrests in Lancashire VAT fraud probe

5:44pm Tuesday 29th November 2011

FOUR people have been arrested during early morning raids in Lancashire today.

Blackburn poppy tin thief jailed for a year

Lancashire Telegraph: JAILED Carl Mason

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd November 2011

A PRESTON thief has today been jailed for 12 months for stealing poppy tins in Blackburn.

Lancashire mum wins award for diabetes website

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd November 2011

A mother from Preston who was inspired to develop a website after her 10-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes has won an award.

Gotcha! Blackburn poppy tin thief caught

Lancashire Telegraph: THIEF AT WORK Carl Mason caught on CCTV at the Santander bank moments before he stole the Poppy collection box

9:00am Monday 21st November 2011

A ‘DESPICABLE’ thief has been caught and is facing jail – thanks to an appeal in the Lancashire Telegraph.

Licence review for Lancashire club which staged kids' cage fights

3:10pm Thursday 17th November 2011

No action should be taken against a Lancashire club where two boys aged eight and nine grappled with each other in a cage, a licensing committee was urged today.

'Massive hike' in Preston parking charges

Lancashire Telegraph: 'Massive hike' in Preston parking charges

4:31pm Monday 14th November 2011

SHOPPERS and workers visiting Preston have been stung with the second-biggest hikes in off-street car parking charges, according to figures out today.

Lancashire solicitor writes thriller crime novels from real-life cases

10:00am Thursday 10th November 2011

A TOP prosecution solicitor who uses Lancashire as a backdrop for his crime thriller novels has struck a six-figure deal with a major publisher.

'Unknown white powder' risk for Lancashire drug users

10:18am Wednesday 9th November 2011

DRUG users in Lancashire are risking their health by snorting a host of unknown white powders – after the street drug mephedrone was banned.

Lancashire train delays after signalling problem

11:12am Monday 7th November 2011

A signalling problem near Preston led to delays on Lancashire's rail network this morning.

11 vehicles involved in M6 crash in Lancashire

9:25am Sunday 6th November 2011

SIX people were injured in a 11 vehicle horror crash on the M6 motorway in Lancashire.

Blackburn MP welcomes John Lewis Tithebarn decision

7:00pm Thursday 3rd November 2011

BLACKBURN MP Jack Straw has welcomed a decision by John Lewis to pull the plug on a massive department store at the centre of Preston’s Tithebarn development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust reveals new biofuel vehicle

Lancashire Telegraph: IDEA Stephen Beardwell

2:09pm Wednesday 12th October 2011

A HEALTH trust has found an innovative way to run its vehicles on biofuel thanks to the efforts of an employee.

Longridge step-dad turns sleuth to retrieve stolen bike

Lancashire Telegraph: ‘POLICE WORK’ Ian Johnson and his step-son Sam, right, with Sam’s friends Jonathan Shaw – who has his bike back – and James Brunton-Whittle

11:10am Wednesday 5th October 2011

A STEP-DAD has turned detective after criticising the police response to a mugging.

Man who killed his mum in Lancashire to be detained indefinitely

Lancashire Telegraph: DETAINED Kieran Gallaghe

9:54am Wednesday 5th October 2011

A man who attempted to cut out the heart of his mother has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order for her manslaughter.

Section of M65 to be closed overnight

3:55pm Tuesday 4th October 2011

A MAJOR resurfacing scheme will close part of the M65 for five hours tonight.

Lancashire armed robber jailed for eight years

Lancashire Telegraph: JAILED Stuart Cheetham

5:05pm Friday 23rd September 2011

A MAN has today been jailed for eight years for a series of robberies in Chorley and Preston.

Lancashire Police to take no action over child cage-fighting

11:10am Thursday 22nd September 2011

UPDATE: Lancashire Police will take no action against the organisers of "barbaric" cage fighting involving children as young as eight, it was confirmed today.

Asian homes are targeted in Preston burglaries

1:40pm Tuesday 20th September 2011

POLICE in Preston have issued CCTV stills of two men they want to identify after a series of burglaries in which Asian jewellery has been targeted.

Teens left stranded at Lancashire railway station

Lancashire Telegraph: BIKES BATTLE  Ellis was one of the three to get on the first train

10:30am Monday 19th September 2011

A GROUP of teenage BMX enthusiasts from East Lancashire were left stranded at an unmanned train station in Blackpool at 10pm on Saturday.

Lancashire teenager dies after being hit by car

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAGIC Rebecca Smith

9:47am Monday 19th September 2011

A 15-year-old girl died after being hit by a car in Walton-le-Dale last night.

Lancashire man charged over father's death

10:50am Saturday 17th September 2011

A Lancashire man has been accused of failing to report the death of his father.

Lancashire dad and baby in murder-suicide probe

Lancashire Telegraph: DIED Ollie McBride

3:00pm Thursday 15th September 2011

UPDATE: A Preston father is thought to have killed his six-month-old son before hanging himself yesterday.

Lancashire gang sentenced for £56m VAT fraud

Lancashire Telegraph: SENTENCED IN ABSENCE Adam Umerji

5:08pm Friday 9th September 2011

Two Lancashire men, who have fled to Dubai, have been sentenced in their absence to a total of 34 years in jail for their part in a £56.5 million VAT and money-laundering fraud.

18 charged after Lancashire and Cumbria raids

4:20pm Thursday 8th September 2011

18 men have been charged with conspiracy to supply class a drugs following coordinated police raids in Barrow-in-Furness, Blackburn, Liverpool and Preston on Tuesday.

10 arrested in Lancashire police swoops

Lancashire Telegraph: GOING IN Police smash down the front door of a suspect in a previous drugs raid

10:30am Wednesday 7th September 2011

A MASSIVE blow has been dealt to a drugs ring, police claim, after 10 men were arrested in Blackburn and Preston yesterday.

Delays on Bolton-Preston train services

11:34am Wednesday 7th September 2011

TRAIN services between Preston and Bolton are being delayed by up to 40 minutes this morning due to a signalling problem at Lostock.

Wind and rain batters Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: COLLAPSE The washed-away wall at Trinity Baptist Church, Colne

8:30pm Tuesday 6th September 2011

UPDATE: Torrential downpours and strong gusts of wind caused chaos across Lancashire today.

Murdered Lancashire nurse to feature on organ donation reminder cards

Lancashire Telegraph: LOVED Murdered nurse Jane Clough whose parents were wrongly told her organs could not be donated

3:24pm Tuesday 6th September 2011

A PICTURE of murdered Barrowford nurse Jane Clough will feature on cards that will remind police officers to ask grieving families about organ donation.

18 arrests in Lancashire and Cumbria drugs raids

9:50am Tuesday 6th September 2011

18 men have been arrested this morning in a series of dawn raids in Barrow-in-Furness, Blackburn, Liverpool and Preston.

Blackburn prisoner dies in Preston jail

6:18pm Saturday 27th August 2011

A prisoner is suspected of taking his own life just a day after being jailed for two years for arson.

Driver dies in Lancashire motorway crash

7:00pm Saturday 27th August 2011

A 20-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in the early hours of this morning in Lancashire, police said.

Paul Heathcote buys three Lancashire restaurants out of administration

Lancashire Telegraph: FLAGSHIP The Longridge Restaurant

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd August 2011

THREE of Lancashire’s top restaurants have been bought out of administration in a deal by celebrity chef Paul Heathcote.

Disruption on Lancashire roads due to crane

8:00am Saturday 20th August 2011

Police are warning people in Rossendale that there will be some disruption on some of the main roads in the area this morning.

A-Levels: Preston College

Lancashire Telegraph: A-Levels: Preston College

12:14pm Friday 19th August 2011

WITH GALLERY: Preston College students secured a pass rate of 99% per cent in their A-Levels.

North West rail passengers face two days of disruption

Lancashire Telegraph: A TransPennine Express train at York Station

10:10am Thursday 18th August 2011

A STRIKE is set to disrupt passengers’ journeys across the North West next week.

Burnley's Clarke Carlisle charged with drink-driving

Lancashire Telegraph: AMBASSADOR Clarke Carlisle

9:10am Wednesday 17th August 2011

FOOTBALLER Clarke Carlisle has been charged with drink-driving.

Preston man, 55, admits grooming Blackburn girl, 11

8:00pm Monday 15th August 2011

A 55-YEAR-OLD man has today been given a three-year community order for grooming a Blackburn youngster on the internet.

Appeal for family members after woman dies in Lancashire crash

3:46pm Wednesday 10th August 2011

A woman in her eighties has been hit by a car and killed in Lancashire, police said.

Man arrested after two bodies found in Lancashire house

Lancashire Telegraph: SCENE Crime Scene Investigation officers outside a house in Fulwood, Preston, where the bodies of two women were found inside.

9:46am Monday 8th August 2011

WITH VIDEO: Two women whose bodies were found in a Lancashire house fire today are believed to have been stabbed to death.

Wanted Lancashire robber hands himself in

Lancashire Telegraph: Wanted Lancashire robber hands himself in

6:36pm Monday 8th August 2011

A CONVICTED robber who was wanted by police has handed himself in.

Lancashire brides 'increasingly turning to plastic surgery'

Lancashire Telegraph: Sue before the surgery

11:32am Tuesday 12th July 2011

WOMEN who marry later in life are increasingly turning to cosmetic surgery to look their best on the big day, according to a Lancashire plastic surgery specialist.

Elderly at Lancashire housing complex face ban on religious signs

4:22pm Friday 8th July 2011

Elderly residents at a sheltered housing complex in Lancashire have been told to take down religious artefacts to "promote diversity".

'I got parking penalty while chasing thieves'

12:20pm Friday 8th July 2011

Public-spirited publican Allan Shutt had no hesitation springing into action when he saw three men breaking into a car in a council-owned multi-storey car park.

Lancashire Police bill for English Defence League protests revealed

Lancashire Telegraph: THICK BLUE LINE Police hold back EDL demonstrators

8:20pm Thursday 30th June 2011

THE total cost of policing English Defence League and counter-protestors in Lancashire was £1.4million, it can be revealed.

Blackburn with Darwen Council's Preston Tithebarn appeal bid fails

Lancashire Telegraph: VISION How the Tithebarn will look

2:57pm Tuesday 28th June 2011

BLACKBURN with Darwen Council’s appeal against a £700million shopping centre in Preston has been thrown out today.


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