New Hall Lane to see overnight lane closures

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir Late-night drivers in Preston are being warned of partial closure of one of the main roads in the city. A section of New Hall Lane is to see lane closures […]

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Friargate Court student flats complete and first residents imminent

The scaffolding has come down as the development prepares to welcome its first students A new part of Friargate’s skyline is now finished. Portgate’s new block of student accommodation has been completed and will soon see its first tenants moving in. With 244-bedrooms the […]

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Future of Preston and South Ribble libraries and children’s centres decided

Bamber Bridge and Fulwood libraries are threatened with closure The future for libraries and community centres used by thousands of Prestonians looks to be decided. Brookfield and Ribbleton residents are celebrating as their campaign to keep Preston East Children’s […]

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Avenham flats fall: Man bailed as woman remains in critical condition

The woman fell from the eighth floor Pic: Tony Worrall A woman remains in a critical condition after a fall from a block of flats in Preston. The 25-year-old woman has serious leg and hip injuries after the plunge from […]

22 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston gymnasts fly to the States for training camp

Grace, Aimee, Jaz, Gemma, Amy and Jayla Pic: Tony Cain Six Preston gymnasts are flying out to the United States of America to train with a leading club Stateside. They will train at Legacy Elite where the USA national team […]

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Knife-wielding man chases victim in Preston city centre robbery

The victim was chased down Hartington Road Pic: Google A man was chased along a Preston road by a knife-wielding robber. The 22-year-old victim was walking into Hartington Road where it joins Fishergate Hill. He was approached by a […]

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Police presence at Preston Docks as ‘body pulled from water’

Emergency services at Preston Docks on Saturday A body has been recovered from Preston Docks. Eyewitnesses have reported a heavy police presence on the Docks including an ambulance and water search team from the fire service. It comes as […]

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How you can try sports from archery to table tennis for free in Preston

Archery and table tennis are two of the sports clubs opening their doors Prestonian’s wanting to get involved with sport are being offered taster sessions in everything from basketball to table tennis. Following Team GB’s success in the Olympic Games in Rio the […]

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