Brockholes Brow crash: Petition launched calling for A59 safety changes

Rachel and Shelby who died as a result of the Brockholes Brow crash Calls have been made for the A59 to be made safer following the death of two Preston women. Rachel Marie Murphy and Shelby Maher were struck by a car at […]

9 hours ago
Costa plans to open in former HSBC Bank in Fulwood

The coffee chain says Costa Fulwood is to open A coffee chain is preparing to convert a former bank into a new cafe. Costa has tabled plans for what used to be the HSBC Bank at the junction of […]

21 hours ago
Fleece Inn armed robbery: Police make arrest as appeal continues for witnesses

The Fleece Inn on Liverpool Road, Penwortham. Pic: Tony Worrall A man has been arrested following an armed robbery at a pub in Penwortham. Lancashire Police were scrambled to the Fleece Inn in Liverpool Road at 9.50pm on Sunday (1 […]

22 hours ago
Bollywood night returning to St Catherine’s Hospice

A sari-fitting service is part of the event at the hospice A taste of Bollywood is coming to a Preston hospice for the second year running. St Catherine’s Hospice is to host a Bollywood Night fundraiser. Guests have the chance to […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fleece Inn armed raid: Penwortham pub to be open as usual

The Fleece Inn was targeted by a gunman Pic: Stephen Ward A Penwortham pub says it is ‘business as usual’ after a terrifying Bank Holiday raid. One staff member at the Fleece Inn was left shaken when she found a man […]

1 day ago
Gafoor chicken plant in Deepdale has amended extension plan approved

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road A chicken processing plant in Deepdale has been allowed to expand further. Gafoor Poultry Products in Fletcher Road had reapplied to build a two storey building to the side of […]

1 day ago
Fleece Inn at Penwortham closed after armed raid

The Fleece Inn on Liverpool Road, Penwortham. Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston pub has been closed off following an armed raid. The police helicopter at Warton was scrambled to the Fleece Inn at Penwortham. A number of tweets suggest armed […]

2 days ago
Debenhams staff raise money in Rachel Marie Murphy’s memory

A lovely gesture from Rachels' colleagues at Debenhams in Preston Staff at the department store cafe where a crash victim used to work have raised £1,000 towards her funeral. Rachel Marie Murphy, 23, died in the Brockholes Brow crash and […]

2 days ago
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