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Fifty shades of grey: Why this terraced house in Chorley needs to be seen to be believed

But that colour scheme is just a clue to what you will find inside in this stunning, contemporary four bedroom home, set over three floors, marketed by Ben Rose Estate Agents. The vendors are looking for offers over £149,995 - take a look around:

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These are the Vietnamese gang members jailed for 35 years after turning dozens of Lancashire homes into cannabis farms

The gang used false identities and fraudulent documents to rent dozens of homes in Preston and Blackpool before turning them into cannabis farms.

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Preston North End boss Alex Neil aiming to 'top-up' his squad in the January transfer window

Preston North End manager Alex Neil says he is keenly awaiting the January transfer window to ‘top-up’ his injury-hit squad.

Neil admits the window has never been far from his mind, with squad-strengthening an ongoing plan rather than anything done on a whim.

“I’ve ...

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Preston North End boss Alex Neil gives an update on Brandon Barker’s hamstring injury

Preston’s Manchester City loanee Brandon Barker is set to be ruled out for a few weeks with a hamstring injury.

The winger limped off just 25 minutes into the win at Nottingham Forest as he became the latest player to joint North End’s lengthy injury list.

“Brandon Barker ...

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Missing Garstang man believed to be in Lancaster

The family of a Garstang man who disappeared on Tuesday believe he might have travelled to Lancaster.

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of missing man Thomas Roething-Cook, who was last seen in the town around 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, December 11).

His family ...

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Prime Minister to face vote of no confidence

In a statement in Downing Street, Mrs May said: "I will contest that vote with everything I have got".

Read more>>> How does a Tory leadership work?

She said a new prime minister would have to scrap or extend Article 50, the mechanism taking Britain out of the EU on 29 ...

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Fifty shades of grey: Why this terraced house in Chorley needs to be seen to be believed

But that colour scheme is just a clue to what you will find inside in this stunning, contemporary four bedroom home, set over three floors, marketed by Ben Rose Estate Agents. Take a look around:

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How a respected Preston wife and mother ended her life emaciated, neglected and with rotting flesh wounds
Bernadette Green had been a strong and devout woman throughout her adult life - but ended it as a neglected pensioner smothered to death by her own son as she lay in her excrement with rotting flesh wounds. ...
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Walton-Le-Dale Park and Ride extends hours for Christmas shopping in Preston

As Christmas present shopping begins in earnest, one Preston park and ride will run into the evenings.

The service, which operates out of the Capitol Centre at Walton-Le-Dale, is opening late to help avoid the stress of city centre parking in the run up to the big day.

A spokesman ...

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Dates announced for Rugby League World Cup trophy exhibition in Preston

And now the dates for its visit to the city have been revealed.

Visit the Harris between Monday, January 7 and Sunday, January 13 to see the Paul Barriere trophy.

England host the World Cup competition in 2021 and Preston has submitted a bid to be one the host cities. The ...

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A million fewer people used Lancashire's railways last year - report

More than one million fewer passengers have used Lancashire’s railways over the last year.

The sharp drop is passenger numbers - 1.1 million fewer passengers, making up 5.6 per cent of the total - comes after major disruptions on the county’s network, including the 22 week ...

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Sudden death of 56-year-old Preston man is unexplained, say police

According to police, the man died suddenly at his home in Acregate Lane yesterday afternoon.

Forensic officers attended the home, off Ribbleton Lane, but the cause of death remains unexplained. But police are not treating the unexplained cause of death as suspicious at this ...

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Water supply problem leaves some Fylde residents without water

The company has warned customers in Inskip, near Preston (PR4) to expect issues with water pressure or that the supply may have stopped completely.

The cause of the supply problem has been identified as a burst water main on the B5269.

A team of engineers have been requested to fix ...

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Plans fan zone at Preston North End football club on hold

Plans for a fan zone at Preston North End football club are being put on hold.

Bosses at PNE had hoped to see the club shop, which sits to the east of Sir Tom Finney Way, Deepdale, transformed into the fan zone by autumn.

However now the football club is reviewing proposals, and ...

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Road closed following serious crash in Lancaster

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision in the city.

Two vehicles - a Vauxhall Astra and a Land Rover - are understood to have been involved in the collision in Slyne Road at around 3pm this afternoon, December 11.

Lancashire Police said roads had ...

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Lancashire news LIVE: Police investigate "unexplained" death in Preston | Police appeal for missing Garstang man | Plus all the latest weather, traffic and breaking news - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Keep track of what is is happening in and around Lancashire.

We’ll be bring you regular news updates, as well as the latest weather and traffic news from the regions roads including the; M6, M65, M55 and M61 and all other transport services. Press F5 to refresh this page for the latest ...

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Probe into Preston death

The "unexplained" death of a man was being investigated by police in Preston today.

According to reports, a man’s body was found at a house in Acregate Lane this afternoon.

No further details have been released by Lancashire police at this stage.

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Preston striker Louis Moult hopes Nottingham Forest winner will help him shake ‘supersub’ tag

Preston striker Louis Moult wants to soon be able to ditch his ‘supersub’ tag.

Last Saturday’s winner at Nottingham Forest was the first Championship goal Moult had scored as a starter.

His previous five in the league – three this season and two last – had come ...

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Lancashire news LIVE: Former Preston policeman found guilty of murdering his elderly mum | Two collisions on northbound M6 | Line blocked due to broken down train between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington | Plus all the latest weather, traffic and breaking news - Tuesday, December 11, 2018

We’ll be bring you regular news updates, as well as the latest weather and traffic news from the regions roads including the; M6, M65, M55 and M61 and all other transport services. Press F5 to refresh this page for the latest updates.

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Former Preston policeman John Green is guilty of murdering his elderly mum who was found neglected at the home they shared

Jurors found 66-year-old John Green, of Inkerman Street, Plungington, Preston, had smothered his mother, Bernadette, 88, on May 18.

The 4ft 9in pensioner's body was found at their home caked in her own faeces.

She weighed just six stone, and was suffering necrosis - blackened ...

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