Joshua Oakey missing: Ashton-on-Ribble teenager not seen for 10 days

Joshua is thought to be in the New Hall Lane area of the city A teenage boy has gone missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Update: Preston Police said on Friday 14 October that Joshua had been found safe and well Police are searching for 15-year-old Joshua […]

2 weeks ago
Government confirms it will investigate Preston library closures

Lostock Hall library has now closed Pic: Google A formal complaint has been raised against the closure of libraries in Preston and Lancashire by Lancashire County Council. Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace says the county council […]

2 weeks ago
This is Lancashire County Council’s eight point plan for solving Fishergate gridlock

Traffic in Fishergate. Not an unusual sight. Pic: Jessica Simpson Preston’s city centre gridlock takes a new twist as road bosses will be introducing bus lanes. New ‘no right-turn’ signs are to be added to the Butler Street junction leaving […]

2 weeks ago
Olivia Duxbury missing: Police searching for teenage girl

Olivia Duxbury A teenage girl missing from Lancaster is thought to be in the Preston area. Lancashire Police have launched an appeal to find 13-year-old Olivia Duxbury. She was last seen around […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two Preston men jailed for scamming thousands of pounds as fake loan firm

Imran Ahmed and Martin Williams Two Preston men have been jailed for running a business loan scam. Martin Williams, 32 of Broadgate and Imran Ahmed, 42, of Burrow Road, Deepdale, set up fake firms promising […]

3 weeks ago
Fracking near Preston is allowed to go ahead at one site

Anti-Fracking demonstrators from across the UK gather in Preston the headquarters of Lancashire County Council. Councillors are debating whether to give the go-ahead to two applications to Frack in the County by energy firm Caudrilla Fracking near Preston is to become a reality as the government overturned a decision made by Lancashire County Council. Communities secretary Sajid Javid has said Cuadrilla can frack at Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Teenager stabbed near Moor Park

Milner Street Pic: Google A teenager has been stabbed in the street near Moor Park during Wednesday afternoon, Preston Police were called to Milner Street, off St George’s Road, shortly before 6pm. A 17-year-old […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Grasshoppers Bonfire Night and fireworks cancelled

PAUL5080 One of Preston, and Lancashire’s, most popular Bonfire Night displays has been cancelled. Attended by thousands the annual display lights up the Fulwood sky at Preston Grasshoppers on or around […]

3 weeks ago
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