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Date set as Preston Caribbean Carnival returns

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is to hit the city’s streets once again this summer. ‘Lets get the trucks back in de road’ is the cry from organisers after the festival was […]

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Pride police car to wear rainbow stripes in Preston

The new Pride police car A rainbow flag police car is due to be appearing in Preston during the summer. Lancashire Police has announced a new addition to its fleet of emergency response vehicles. The […]

14 hours ago
Lancashire County Council highways officer to ‘explain Fishergate’ to city councillors

Highways workers in hi-vis jackets direct traffic in Fishergate Pic: Paul Melling One of the team responsible for the Fishergate bus lane is to be grilled by councillors in Preston. An officer from Lancashire County Council’s highways department will appear before Preston […]

15 hours ago
Inflatable adventure playground is coming to Preston city centre

One of the inflatables children can play on at Wacky World Giant inflatable games are coming to Preston city centre during the February half-term. Preston Guild Hall is being transformed into an adventure playground for three days. Wacky World is bringing […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Chip pan fire sees fire service called to Ingol flat

Smoke billows from the upstairs flat in Tag Croft Emergency services are tackling a fire at a flat in Tanterton. Three fire engines arrived at Tag Croft, Ingol around 4pm on Tuesday (17 January). An ambulance and two police […]

16 hours ago
Automated phone system now answering Preston City Council phones

Calling Preston City Council is increasingly a conversation with a computer Pic: Chris 07110 Half of calls to some Preston City Council services are now answered by a computer system. Preston City Council has been introducing the Inform360 system, costing £27,000, in an effort […]

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Victoria Cherry murder investigation: Body is found at house in Bolton

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 Police investigating the disappearance of a Fulwood woman say they have found a body. Victoria Cherry, 44, went missing from Preston in October 2015 and her body is believed to […]

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Preston’s College sees standards fall in most recent Ofsted inspection

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood One of Preston’s largest education institutions is under pressure after slipping back in its most recent inspection. Preston’s College has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ across the board by education […]

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