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Patrick Bauer in tribute to Preston North End scorer-turned-provider Josh Harrop

Matchwinner Patrick Bauer heaped praise on team-mate Josh Harrop after the pair each scored to secure Preston’s come-from-behind win over Charlton Athletic.

The visitors went ahead early on, former North End loanee Andre Green popping up at the near post to hit home.

Harrop ...

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Player ratings: Preston North End 2 Charlton Athletic 1

Scroll through the pages for the player ratings. Do you agree or disagree with them?

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This is how much fuel is used by Chorley's Christmas ice rink - but what about the environment?

Chorley’s Christmas ice skating attraction flies in the face of the borough council’s green ambitions, a resident has claimed.

Peter Malpas says he was left cold after learning that the pop-up rink - which operates on St. Thomas’ Square for around a month in December and ...

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Amazon have opened a Manchester office, and these are some of the jobs available

The tech giant opened the doors to its new corporate office in the Northern Quarter's Hanover Building on Thursday as it grows its presence in the North West. These are some of the job vacancies on offer, and you can find more details on any of these jobs here:

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Hundreds raised for Rosemere Cancer Foundation through the The Stevie Dawes Memorial Pool Tournament at Rosebuck Inn, in Whittle-le-Woods

A charity tournament in memory of a man who loved pool at his local pub has raised £900 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

A charity tournament in memory of a man who loved pool at his local pub has raised £900 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

The Stevie Dawes Memorial Pool ...

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Casualty cut free from car after Preston crash

A casualty was taken to hospital today after a crash in Preston.

Two fire engines from Preston attended a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on Garstang Road in Preston at around 2.15pm.

Firefighters used cutting equipment to rescue one casualty who was taken to hospital ...

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Fearsome weapon seized after Preston machete attack

Lancashire police have posted a photograph of a fearsome weapon seized in Preston last night.

Lancashire Police Tactical Operations Division today posted a picture on social media of what appears to be a machete they found on a victim seeking revenge.

They tweeted: "Last night in ...

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Five talking points from Preston North End's 2-1 victory over Charlton Athletic

Preston North End’s win over Charlton Athletic was long overdue, their last victory being on December 14.

In the Championship it had been three draws and two defeats since, coupled with an FA Cup exit.

So to put three points on the board came as a relief to the North End fans, ...

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Dave Seddon's verdict: Preston North End 2 Charlton Athletic 1 - Giving the opposition a head start for once doesn't hinder the Lilywhites

Preston North End came up with the winning formula for the first time in a month but still had a familiar obstacle to climb over in doing so.

They completed a first league double of the season in beating Charlton Athletic, ending a run of five Championship games without a ...

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Preston North End man 'will join' local rivals, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest given unexpected striker news, Derby County face 'possible relegeation': Rumours

Promotion-chasers Brentford are apparently lining up a move for NEC Nijmegen striker Jonathan Okita. (Football Insider)

Millwall have signed Stoke City man Ryan Woods on a loan deal from strugglers Stoke City. (Various)

Brighton & Hove Albion are keen on Bristol City midfielder ...

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The Queen has decided the future of Harry and Meghan. Here's her statement:
Buckingham Palace said under the new arrangement agreed with Harry and Meghan they are "required to step back from royal duties" and will no longer receive public funds for royal duties, adding: "This new model will take effect in the Spring of 2020." ...
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Preston North End man 'will join' local rivals, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest given unexpected striker news, Derby County face 'possible relegeation': Rumours

Promotion-chasers Brentford are apparently lining up a move for NEC Nijmegen striker Jonathan Okita. (Football Insider)

Millwall have signed Stoke City man Ryan Woods on a loan deal from strugglers Stoke City. (Various)

Brighton & Hove Albion are keen on Bristol City midfielder ...

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Shared space is branded 'a real mess' by councillors in Preston

It was meant to be the jewel in Preston’s city centre crown - a glittering showpiece to bring shoppers flocking in.

But less than six years after it opened, Fishergate’s “shared space” road scheme has lost its sparkle, with broken flagstones, uneven block paving and scruffy ...

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Preston North End boss Alex Neil salutes Josh Harrop's quality as Lilywhites pick-up vital win against Charlton Athletic

Preston North End manager Alex Neil thought his side were worth their victory over Charlton Athletic at Deepdale and praised the quality Josh Harrop brought to the game.

Harrop and Patrick Bauer found the net in a 2-1 win, North End having to come from behind after an early opener from ...

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Chorley and Leyland causes to share multi-million pound funding boost

Community projects in Chorley and Leyland are set to share a major funding boost as the Co-op welcomes the latest causes to its Local Community Fund.

Six causes chosen in Chorley and Leyland, including Radio Leyland, Chorley FC Community Foundation and Heartbeat, are set to ...

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ITV's Cold Feet may look warm and fuzzy, but it hides an edge that cuts through the 'live, laugh, love' atmosphere
Cold Feet (ITV, Mondays, 9pm) is back, and as reassuringly warm and golden as ever. It’s an incredible series really, in that it makes Manchester look as green and bucolic as a forest glade, and the interiors could have come from a John Lewis catalogue. ...
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Here is how to safely use the sponge diet as a January detox

Nicola Parker, medical herbalist and columnist, writes about detoxing and eating food that cleanse the gut

Many people decide to undertake a detox over January.

This can be as simple as trying to eat healthier or as complicated as juice fast or raw food diet.

The problem ...

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You could be living the dream in this exclusive, high spec family home

Six-bedroom property offers luxury living over three floors

Here is the chance to live within an exclusive gated development, in a modern family home built with high specifications and every comfort in mind.

Arranged over three levels , this house was built in 2019 to exacting ...

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Preston church had special meaning for Natalie Watts and Tom Lowe's wedding

St Mary’s Brownedge Church at Bamber Bride holds a special place in Natalie Watt’s heart.

The church was not only the place where she tied the knot with Tom Lowe on New Year’s Day, but it was the first place he saw her, the church where she was baptised, the same place where ...

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Plans for a new Tesco supermarket in Penwortham take a step closer

New details of how Tesco’s proposed Penwortham store could look have been revealed.

The supermarket giant announced in October it was making a u-turn over its decision to pull out of building on the former Department of Work and Pensions site in Cop Lane, and said it hoped to have ...

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Duo used stolen credit cards at shops in Chorley

Two women who committed frauds using stolen credit cards in Chorley have appeared in court.

Jessica Kelly Willliams, 27, of Nansen Close, Stretford, Manchester, previously admitted four frauds, a burglary, stealing biscuits and three thefts from a car.

Her sentence was deferred ...

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