Preston paraglider to run half marathon after miraculously surviving 80ft fall in the Lake District

The air ambulance team working to save Dave, he and his fiancee Karin and Dave pictured paragliding A Preston man who nearly died while paragliding in the Lake District has paid tribute to his rescuers. The Great North Air Ambulance came to Dave Tighe’s aid when he […]

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Preston weather warning: Icy conditions expected as temperatures drop after Storm Gertrude

Ducks on a part frozen lake in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Prestonians are being told to get the heating on ahead of a chilly start to Saturday. The Met Office has issued a warning for icy conditions from the early hours […]

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World Senior Snooker Championships sets up at Preston Guild Hall

Broadcast trucks parked up at the Guild Hall on Friday morning Pic: Tony Worrall Famous names in the world of snooker return to Preston Guild Hall from Saturday lunchtime. The World Senior Snooker Championships has begun setting up in the venue. Broadcast on Sky […]

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M6 Junction 32 delays: Lorry crash means only two lanes open on northbound stretch of motorway

Junction 31a of the M6 and the Red Scar industrial estate Delays of more than an hour are holding up motorists on the M6 near Preston. A lorry hit a barrier in the early hours of Friday morning between Junction 32 […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston weather warning: Storm Gertrude to bring rain and strong winds to Lancashire

Strong winds are expected Storm Gertrude is due to lash Preston overnight on Thursday into Friday morning. Between 40-60mm of rain is due to fall while gusts of up to 80mph could cause travel […]

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Picture of man released following Penwortham indecent exposure

Efit released of man wanted in connection with Penwortham incident Police in Penwortham are looking for a man after an indecent exposure before Christmas. An efit showing what they believe the man looks like has been released by South Ribble […]

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Friargate Court coffee shop gets a swirl of approval

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court A new coffee shop as part of an £18 million student block of flats has been approved. The Friargate Court scheme had applied to convert an old electricity sub-station into a […]

2 weeks ago
A new economics in Preston? Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell praises city council

Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell says Preston Town Hall is getting things right How Preston City Council is managing its finances has won praise from Labour’s shadow chancellor. John McDonnell MP said initiatives being run by the city council to drive up local […]

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