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Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

Crews were called to the river near the Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

2 hours ago
Vandals torch picnic bench in Fulwood woods

What's left of the picnic bench in Highgate Woods Pic: Jayne Horrocks A picnic bench has been torched by vandals in Fulwood. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service put out the fire in Highgate Woods during Saturday (25 May). One of the two […]

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Empty offices could soon become new flats in Preston city centre

The former Red Rose House offices in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Full proposals for bringing two large office blocks in Preston city centre back into use has been lodged. The Heaton Group want to convert two office blocks on Lancaster Road […]

4 hours ago
European election results for Preston and the North West

The Preston election count in West View Leisure Centre Pic: Preston Council European Parliament election results have come in for Preston and the North West. The vote works on proportional representation so each voter had one vote and voted for a party. […]

12 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two people taken to hospital after crash in Pope Lane in Penwortham

Pope Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A crash closed a major road in Penwortham. Pope Lane was shut between the Co-Op and Cop Lane after a crash involving two cars around 8.15pm on Sunday (26 May). […]

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Man in hospital after assault in Meadow Street

Emergency services in Meadow Street on Sunday Pic: City of Preston News Network Police are hunting two men after a man was slashed with a weapon in the street in Deepdale. Emergency services were called to reports of an assault in Meadow Street […]

15 hours ago
Dementia cafe volunteers who help bring memories back for those with the disease need more people to help with sessions

One of the reminiscence sessions in action Pic: Harris A team of dedicated volunteers are looking for more to join them as they help dementia sufferers to make memories. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery runs Harris Reminiscence Sessions […]

23 hours ago
Driver taken to hospital after crash at Inglewhite crossroads

The scene at the Inglewhite crossroads during Saturday evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice Firefighters have cut free a driver from a car aftr a crash at a crossroads in Inglewhite. Preston Police also attended and reported one driver for driving without due care […]

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