M6 Junction 31 crash: Van driver wanted after abandoning vehicle

Police are looking for the driver of this van Pic: Lancs Road Police Police are looking for the driver of a van after a crash on the M6 near Preston. The red Nissan van was abandoned near Junction 31. Lancashire Road Police said […]

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Museum of Lancashire closure date set as consortium deal talks continue

Museum of Lancashire appearing on Children In Need Pic: Lancashire County Council A museum in Preston is to close from September as the county council continues negotiations to secure its future. The Museum of Lancashire, which is being eyed by a consortium, […]

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Martyn Cunliffe missing: Appeal to find man last seen near Fishergate Hill

Martyn Cunliffe An appeal has been launched to find a Preston man who has not been seen since Monday night. Martyn Cunliffe, 26, was last seen with a white mountain bike in […]

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Watch call for Cadley Causeway crossing at ‘accident blackspot’

Councillor John Potter Calls for a new pedestrian crossing on a road branded ‘dangerous’ have been stepped up. Cadley Causeway has seen a number of serious accidents in recent years, including a 17-year-old […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Mystery consortium is eyeing up the under-threat Museum of Lancashire

Stairwell inside the Museum of Lancashire Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s Museum of Lancashire is being eyed up by a mystery consortium who want to save it. But negotiations with Lancashire County Council could stall due to financial concerns. Documents […]

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8 things to do in and around Preston this August Bank Holiday weekend

Plenty to keep you and the kids entertained this Bank Holiday weekend As the Bank Holiday weekend approaches we’ve got some inspiration for what to do in and around Preston. Running from Friday 26 August to Monday 29 August there’s plenty to […]

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Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

westcoatflood Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

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RSPCA dog walk to take place in Avenham Park

Fancy helping the RSPCA and stretching your dog's legs? Canine companions are being sought for a sponsored walk in Avenham Park in September. RSPCA Preston is asking pooches and their owners to help raise funds for the animal centre. […]

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