BBC News Lancashire

November 24, 2017

Dreamboys petition put Preston's Guild Hall into administration

The venue went bust with debts of more than £4.5m, including £112,000 owed to ticket holders.

Reopening Preston Old Tram Bridge 'not a viable option'

A footbridge connecting two Lancashire communities will not be repaired, a councillor confirms.

Cost of outside legal advice doubles at 42 councils

Campaigners fighting council cuts label the amount spent on outside law firms "ridiculous".

Man held over Lytham St Annes care home sexual assault

The 18-year-old is being held on suspicion of rape and burglary, Lancashire Police say.

Friends actor David Schwimmer lookalike thief jailed

Abdulah Husseini, who was caught after a police appeal went viral, is described as a "habitual thief".

Cuadrilla resumes fracking in Lancashire

Cuadrilla's site in Lancashire has been the focus of repeated protests by those opposed to fracking.

Manchester canal death robber absconds from Kirkham prison

Paul Creedy was part of a gang who pushed a man into the canal in Manchester in 2012.

Leaders call for £39bn for Northern Powerhouse Rail project

Boris Johnson said a "very, very good case" is being made for improving connections.

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores winning goal for Gunners

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette score as Arsenal beat Burnley in their first home match of the season.

Sajed Choudry machete murder: Four men guilty of killing father

Sajed Choudry died two weeks after being attacked with a machete during a feud between two families.

Lancashire police follow scratch mark trail to find stolen car

Police successfully follow the damaged road trail to find the stolen vehicle.

Sean Dyche: Rules allow players to 'cheat at least once a game'

Burnley manager Sean Dyche claims players "can cheat at least once a game" as he criticises the Premier League's rules on simulation.

Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Middlesbrough: Boro's winless start continues

Jonathan Woodgate's wait for a first win as Middlesbrough boss goes on as Danny Graham's penalty gives Blackburn victory.

Swansea City 3-2 Preston North End: Swans edge thriller

Swansea City's impressive start to life under Steve Cooper continues as they come from behind to beat Preston North End 3-2.

Blackpool 2-1 Oxford United

Blackpool maintain their 100% start to the League One campaign with a hard-fought home victory over Oxford.