CCTV pictures released after woman sexually assaulted near Plungington

A man police want to speak to in connection with the assault A young woman has been sexually assaulted during a walk home from a night out. Preston Police have released a CCTV appeal to trace a man they want to speak […]

2 hours ago
Broughton Bypass opening delayed due to bridge building problems

Two homes in Whittingham Lane demolished A major new road to the north of the city is to take a further five months to complete and cost another £3m. Problems building a bridge in a section […]

2 hours ago
Preston city centre road reopens after serious crash

Emergency services are where the Marsh Lane and Ringway junction meet A major crash closed the Ringway in Preston down to Marsh Lane. No traffic was being allowed to head westbound from the city centre towards Penwortham. Preston Police warned there was […]

15 hours ago
Chance to help beleaguered bees get wildflower haven at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Bluebells in Brockholes Nature Reserve by Daniel McCormick Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are teaming with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in search for volunteers to help create a wildflower haven for local bees in its Brockholes Nature […]

23 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch how this boy’s response to Fulwood library closure says it better than most

fulwoodkid720 This is what shutting Fulwood Library means to one young lad in Preston. He explains his anger and frustration at the closure of the library as part of Lancashire County […]

1 day ago
Hotel plans lodged for the Guild Tower by Simon Rigby

The Villa Urban would be the name of the new hotel, in what is now the Guild Tower Preston’s tallest office building is to become a hotel – as Simon Rigby looks set to realise his ambition of creating somewhere to stay attached to the Guild Hall. The […]

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Preston boy completes inspirational four-day sailing trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

daniel Ten-year-old Daniel Ebden, from Preston, has taken part in an inspirational four-day sailing trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Daniel sailed on the Firth of Clyde in Scotland this […]

2 days ago
Yorkshire Bank brings empty Fishergate building back into use

The new Yorkshire Bank in Fishergate A former empty building in Fishergate has reopened as the new home in Preston for Yorkshire Bank. Despite being from the wrong side of the Pennines the bank has expanded […]

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