Ribbleton crash: Police car seen crumpled against lamppost and Mini in a hedge

A police car is seen crumpled on the side of the road, and police closing off a road A police car appears to have been involved in a collision in Ribbleton. Bystanders reported seeing a Lancashire Police vehicle crumpled near a lamppost. The incident happened around 2.30pm on […]

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Why could £40m Fishergate cinema plan be rejected?

Artist impression of how the Vue Cinema may look at the Fishergate complex Proposals for a new cinema and restaurant complex at a major shopping centre in Preston look set to be refused. Preston City Council’s planning committee is being urged to reject […]

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Preston and Recklinghausen celebrate 60 years of twinning

Recklinghausen's main hall and Preston Station A pact which has lasted for 60 years between Preston and our German twin town has been marked. Civic guests from Recklinghausen were invited to visit Preston to celebrate the […]

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Brockholes Brow crash: Fund started in memory of Rachel Marie Murphy

Rachael Marie Murphy with her sister Olivia, 2, and Adam,5. Friends and family of a Ribbleton woman who died in a crash at Brockholes Brow have set up a fund in her memory. Rachel Marie Murphy, 23, died on the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton Lane arson investigation launched after flat fire

The fire was close to the Skeffington pub Pic: Google Preston firefighters say a fire put out at a flat in Deepdale may have been started deliberately. Three crews from Preston and Penwortham were rushed to Ribbleton Lane at 1.25am […]

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Save Chorley A&E: Preston City Council calls for ‘definite timescale’ of when Trust will reopen the doors

Royal Preston Hospital Politicians in Preston and South Ribble have joined forces to demand answers over Chorley’s ongoing Accident and Emergency department closure. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust announced from Monday 18 April all […]

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Preston Station revamp: How car parking and entrances are affected

How the new entrance to Preston Station may look There will be six months of change at Preston Station during a major revamp. Virgin Trains has announced the £1.5m plan for the station and called for patience from passengers […]

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Preston Station facelift to begin from Monday in £1.5m revamp

A look at how the station may change Preston Station is to be ‘transformed’ during a £1.5m makeover according to Virgin Trains. The company, which operates the West Coast Mainline station, is to see new shops and and […]

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