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  1. Gritters in action as wintry showers forecast croston

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, as ...

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, as wintry showers are expected to hit the county early this evening. Rain, hail, sleet and snow are predicted, with the potential for difficult driving conditions,...

    13/12/2017
  2. Arriva Industrial dispute has been resolved croston

    Following the decision to accept the new, two year pay offer Phil Stone, Managing Director of Arriva North West said: “Arriva ...

    Following the decision to accept the new, two year pay offer Phil Stone, Managing Director of Arriva North West said: “Arriva North West is delighted that our latest offer of a two year pay agreement has been accepted by our drivers. Throughout this dispute we have maintained that talks and...

    13/12/2017
  3. Highways England’s intelligent network of the future croston

    Cars of the future could be programmed to spot potholes on motorways and automatically transmit the information to Highways ...

    Cars of the future could be programmed to spot potholes on motorways and automatically transmit the information to Highways England to schedule repairs. In a vision of the future outlined today the government company said an intelligent network coupled with connected vehicles would improve...

    13/12/2017
  4. 1,400 people with dementia stranded in hospital over Christmas croston

    1 in 10 nurses surveyed have seen people with dementia waiting over a year in hospital. Lack of social care funding ‘turning ...

    1 in 10 nurses surveyed have seen people with dementia waiting over a year in hospital. Lack of social care funding ‘turning wards into waiting rooms’ dementia charity warns. At least 1,400 vulnerable people will spend Christmas on a hospital ward – well enough to go home, but...

    13/12/2017
  5. Ice warning in Lancashire croston

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, with an ...

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, with an ice warning issued by the Met Office. Rain is likely to fall on frozen surfaces creating difficult conditions. The county council is advising people to consider...

    12/12/2017
  6. Revellers warned to 'keep a clear head' around the rail network over the festive seas croston

    7,419 recorded alcohol-related incidents on and around the railway in 2016/17 – an increase of 17% compared with 2015/161 16% ...

    7,419 recorded alcohol-related incidents on and around the railway in 2016/17 – an increase of 17% compared with 2015/161 16% of those incidents happened over the festive period Network Rail, British Transport Police and RSSB unite to encourage people to “Keep a Clear Head” on and around...

    12/12/2017
  7. Metal theft falls after introduction of Scrap Metal Dealers Act croston

    A review into the Scrap Metal Dealers Act has found the number of thefts fell by more than three quarters in 4 years. Metal ...

    A review into the Scrap Metal Dealers Act has found the number of thefts fell by more than three quarters in 4 years. Metal theft has fallen by more than three quarters in 4 years following action by government to tackle a spike in these crimes. A review into the Scrap Metal Dealers Act,...

    12/12/2017
  8. Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room croston

    Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room Stroke patients at Aintree University Hospital are benefitting from a ...

    Stroke patients to benefit from new relaxation room Stroke patients at Aintree University Hospital are benefitting from a new relaxation room, which has been designed to help combat some of the psychological effects of a stroke. The room, which is a converted office space, includes...

    11/12/2017
  9. Poets view of rural beauty croston

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by David Secrett: A Poet’s View of Rural Beauty. ...

    The latest exhibition has been unveiled at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by David Secrett: A Poet’s View of Rural Beauty. The exhibition, running until 20 January 2018 is focused on landscapes. As a professional trained artist, David’s view of the natural world and its ‘poetry’ results in...

    11/12/2017
  10. Festive fun at Martin Mere croston

    With Christmas holidays already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the ...

    With Christmas holidays already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you want to get outdoors to walk off the Christmas turkey or your new yearÂ’s resolution is get healthier surrounded by wetlands and nature....

    11/12/2017
  11. Missing from home - Arthur Platt-now found croston

    Arthur Platt has been found safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal. Merseyside Police is becoming ...

    Arthur Platt has been found safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal. Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 83 year-old man who has gone missing in Wirral. Arthur Platt was last seen leaving his home address in Noctorum at 8.50am...

    11/12/2017
  12. Planned roadworks in the North West croston

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 8 December but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 8 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little...

    09/12/2017
  13. Ten minute passport renewal service extends to 16 to 25 year olds croston

    Passport holders aged 16 years or over can now use the latest, most convenient way to renew their passport online, Her Majesty’s ...

    Passport holders aged 16 years or over can now use the latest, most convenient way to renew their passport online, Her MajestyÂ’s Passport Office announced today. The online passport renewal service, which takes an average of 10 minutes to complete, has previously only been available to...

    08/12/2017
  14. 'Give Way' introduced on Fishergate in central Preston croston

    New Give Way markings are being trialled on one of Preston's main shopping streets, to help to reduce queuing at peak times. ...

    New Give Way markings are being trialled on one of Preston's main shopping streets, to help to reduce queuing at peak times. People travelling along Fishergate, towards the railway station will now need to give way at the junction with Butler Street. Markings have been put on the road and...

    08/12/2017
  15. Childline counselling sessions for anxiety at highest ever levels croston

    Over 13,000 counselling sessions about anxiety were delivered in 2016/17 THOUSANDS of children and teenagers have contacted ...

    Over 13,000 counselling sessions about anxiety were delivered in 2016/17 THOUSANDS of children and teenagers have contacted Childline as they battle anxiety, with some even suffering panic attacks as they struggle to get help. The latest figures revealed last year (2016/17) the...

    08/12/2017
  16. Gritting crews in action as snow expected to hit Lancashire croston

    Lancashire's gritting crews are ready for action over the coming days following forecasts for sleet, snow and icy conditions to ...

    Lancashire's gritting crews are ready for action over the coming days following forecasts for sleet, snow and icy conditions to hit the county. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice affecting northern and central regions of the UK from the early hours of Friday and...

    07/12/2017
  17. Christmas drink drive campaign uses friends' influence to help save lives croston

    Christmas campaign works with Kiss FM to get people encouraging their friends not to drink and drive. Tell your friends not ...

    Christmas campaign works with Kiss FM to get people encouraging their friends not to drink and drive. Tell your friends not to drink drive this festive period – says latest THINK! campaign starting today (7 December 2017). For this year’s campaign, which runs to January 1 (2018), THINK!...

    07/12/2017
  18. New buses starting next week will restore village links croston

    New and better bus routes starting in Lancashire next week will see public transport restored to a number of villages, and more ...

    New and better bus routes starting in Lancashire next week will see public transport restored to a number of villages, and more frequent services making travel much easier on other routes. The improvements are coming in from Monday 11 December after Lancashire County Council's new...

    07/12/2017
  19. Who is Ian Allen? croston

    National Crime Agency investigators are appealing for information to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a number ...

    National Crime Agency investigators are appealing for information to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a number of large-scale drug importations. The appeal follows the seizure of 40kgs of cocaine found in a van by Border Force officers based at Coquelles in June 2017. ...

    06/12/2017
  20. Lytham Festival 2018 will take place earlier than planned. croston

    It's to avoid clashing with the Ricoh Women’s British Golf Open held at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. The dates for ...

    It's to avoid clashing with the Ricoh WomenÂ’s British Golf Open held at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. The dates for 2018 are Monday July 16 to Sunday July 22. It had initially been planned to hold the festival just a week before the huge golf event but following further consultation...

    06/12/2017
  21. Operation targeting cash-in-transit robberies launched croston

    Lancashire Police will join forces with officers across the North West and the security industry to launch a joint operation ...

    Lancashire Police will join forces with officers across the North West and the security industry to launch a joint operation targeting cash-in-transit (CIT) robberies in the run-up to Christmas. The number of CIT robberies, where a security guard delivering or collecting cash from a business...

    06/12/2017
  22. Arriva Strike Action Thursday 7th - Called Off croston

    Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on Thursday the 7th December has been ...

    Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on Thursday the 7th December has been called off. Strike Action Thursday 7th - Called Off Arriva North West are pleased to confirm planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on the...

    05/12/2017
  23. Back the fight against puppy smugglers and backstreet breeders croston

    Lord Gardiner sets out his top tips to avoid dishonest pet sellers People planning to add a four-legged friend to the ...

    Lord Gardiner sets out his top tips to avoid dishonest pet sellers People planning to add a four-legged friend to the family this Christmas need to be wary of unscrupulous breeders and sellers, animal welfare Minister Lord Gardiner has warned today. The UK is a nation of animal lovers,...

    05/12/2017
  24. 1.4 million people referred to NHS mental health therapy in the past year croston

    Over one million referrals to NHS talking therapies for depression and anxiety were made last year according to new, official ...

    Over one million referrals to NHS talking therapies for depression and anxiety were made last year according to new, official data. Of the 1.4 million new referrals for talking therapies as part of NHS EnglandÂ’s Increasing Access to Talking Therapies (IAPT) programme, 965,000 people began...

    04/12/2017
  25. Highways England lightening the load for hauliers and motorists this Christmas croston

    A £15bn investment on motorways and major A-roads is helping motorists and hauliers this festive season get to their ...

    A £15bn investment on motorways and major A-roads is helping motorists and hauliers this festive season get to their destinations quicker and with fewer delays. Since it was created in 2015, Highways England has completed 18 road improvements across the country, which is a welcome bonus for...

    04/12/2017
  26. New Coroner's jurisdiction agreed for Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen croston

    A new Coroner's jurisdiction has officially begun in Lancashire, covering Blackburn with Darwen and parts of Lancashire. The ...

    A new Coroner's jurisdiction has officially begun in Lancashire, covering Blackburn with Darwen and parts of Lancashire. The Coroner areas of Preston and West Lancashire, East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen formally merged on Friday, 1 December. Known as Lancashire and Blackburn with...

    04/12/2017
  27. Mobile devices, game consoles and wearables make great presents croston

    Are you buying one this Christmas? In all the excitement, it can be easy to forget to make sure it’s set up and used safely and ...

    Are you buying one this Christmas? In all the excitement, it can be easy to forget to make sure it’s set up and used safely and securely, so we’ve brought you some expert, practical tips to help. Download an internet security app on mobile devices – including Apple – and ensure you keep it...

    04/12/2017
  28. 2 for 1 entry to Martin Mere croston

    This December get up close to stunning wetland wildlife thanks to The National Lottery! From 11 to 15 December 2017 WWT ...

    This December get up close to stunning wetland wildlife thanks to The National Lottery! From 11 to 15 December 2017 WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering 2 for 1 admission to National Lottery players to say thanks for the over £10 million WWT has received from the Heritage Lottery Fund...

    04/12/2017
  29. Planned roadworks in the North West croston

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 December but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    02/12/2017
  30. Watch out for loan sharks this Christmas croston

    If you are having money troubles this Christmas then don’t be tempted to borrow cash from loan sharks. Loan sharks are ...

    If you are having money troubles this Christmas then donÂ’t be tempted to borrow cash from loan sharks. Loan sharks are illegal money lenders who often target families on low income. They may seem friendly to start with, but borrowing money from them is never a good idea even if your credit...

    01/12/2017
  31. Urgent action needed across the UK care home market croston

    The CMA is calling for reform of the care home sector so people get the support they need in their old age, and taking action ...

    The CMA is calling for reform of the care home sector so people get the support they need in their old age, and taking action against some homes. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published its final findings following an extensive review of whether the residential care...

    01/12/2017
  32. Government to lead national effort to end rough sleeping croston

    Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has today (30 November 2017) set out details of a new Rough Sleeping Advisory Panel that will ...

    Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has today (30 November 2017) set out details of a new Rough Sleeping Advisory Panel that will help develop a national strategy as part of the governmentÂ’s commitment to halve rough sleeping by 2022 and eliminate it altogether by 2027. This new Advisory Panel...

    01/12/2017
  33. Measles outbreaks confirmed in Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham croston

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are ...

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in 3 areas of England. As of 29 November 2017, there were 16 confirmed cases in Leeds, 11 confirmed cases in Liverpool and 9 confirmed cases in...

    01/12/2017
  34. Over 100 guns taken off Lancashire’s streets croston

    115 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where ...

    115 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’. The surrender, which ran from Monday 13 November until Sunday 26 November, saw 20 shotguns; four...

    30/11/2017
  35. ‘Names’ top the list for those wishing for a personalised registration this Christmas croston

    Given the choice, 3 out of 4 motorists would wish for their own name on a number plate if they were given a personalised ...

    Given the choice, 3 out of 4 motorists would wish for their own name on a number plate if they were given a personalised registration as a gift, according to a recent survey. The DVLA spoke to around 1,000 motorists to get their thoughts on personalised registrations for cars. Whilst names...

    30/11/2017
  36. Lancashire County to make Ł7M more cuts croston

    Savings proposals totalling around £7m over the next three years will be considered by Lancashire County Council's Cabinet ...

    Savings proposals totalling around £7m over the next three years will be considered by Lancashire County Council's Cabinet when it meets on Thursday next week (7 December 2017). The proposals, which cover plans as diverse as potentially closing some transport information centres, stopping the...

    30/11/2017

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