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Fulwood man beats Bradley Wiggins record during charity bike ride

Stephen Knott on his stationary bike outside the PNE stadium A Fulwood man who suffered a serious cycling road accident has unofficially beaten a Bradley Wiggins record during a 100km charity bike challenge. Father-of-five Stephen Knott, 62, was raising money […]

2 hours ago
Man from Fulwood charged with racist messages left on city mosque gate posts

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Fulwood man has been charged in connection with racist graffiti on a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam in Watling Street Road was targeted three times during the Easter weekend. An NHS […]

4 hours ago
Preston bakes for the annual Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park

The good weather brought huge crowds out for the egg rolling tradition at Avenham Park Pic: Blog Preston Preston basked in temperatures reaching 26 degrees during the annual Easter Egg Rolling. Thousands of people flocked to Avenham and Miller Park for the free festival. The Preston tradition of […]

8 hours ago
Ribby Hall Village buys farmhouse on its western edge

Spring flowers in bloom at The Farm House A holiday village on the outskirts of Preston has expanded further. Ribby Hall Village has bought the Farm House. Situated on the western edge of the existing 100-acre site the […]

9 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police officer attacked by two men at Preston Railway Station

Officers met the man at Preston Railway Station Pic: 70023venus2009 A police officer was attacked while trying to make an arrest at Preston Railway Station. British Transport Police said the officer was hit and knocked to the ground during the […]

12 hours ago
Supermarket and retail park for Eastway moves to next stage

How the new mini retail park in Eastway is due to look Detailed proposals for a mini retail park in Fulwood have gone in. The Eastway Hub was approved in September last year after a planning battle lasting years. A supermarket, six […]

14 hours ago
Preston Easter Egg Rolling 2019 hour by hour weather forecast

Action at the Egg Rolling One of Preston’s biggest annual events returns to mark the tradition of rolling Easter Eggs down the grassy slopes of Avenham Park. Egg rolling is often blighted by gale-force winds […]

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What Preston City Council’s new chief exec had to say on being appointed

Adrian Phillips will be the most senior council officer at the Town Hall Preston’s new chief executive of the city council has been confirmed. Adrian Phillips was formally appointed as the new CEO during a full council meeting on Thursday (18 April). Mr […]

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