Orbit bus remembered in campaigning poem

The Orbit bus route An ode to a bus service axed by Preston Bus has been penned. Harry Spillman, who proclaims himself as the ‘Poet Larcheate’, has lamented the passing of the Orbit bus […]

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Preston library cutbacks: Consultation period set for where axe will fall on community buildings

Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is earmarked for closure Pic: Google Proposals to shut a number of libraries and children’s centres in Preston and South Ribble are to be formally consulted on. Prestonians are being given a chance to have their […]

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Toddler play area to be built at new Fulwood park

The new kids play area in the park A once derelict patch of land in Fulwood is to see a toddler play area built at Preston’s newest park. Sharoe Green Lane and Sherwood’s Community Association has been successful […]

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Preston firefighters charity car wash in the Saturday sunshine

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews get their sponges out Pic: Nick Ingham Firefighters in Preston are offering to hose down your car for charity during Saturday (14 May). Preston fire crews are out at the station in Blackpool Road getting all in […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station roadworks sign leaves city baffled

No, we can't work it out either... Pic: Paul Melling Motorists in Preston city centre have been left confused by a sign announcing the start of works at the city’s bus station. The grade II listed building is due to […]

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Fishwick streets to be walked by Samantha in memory of her grandma

Samantha Walkden with her grandma Sandra For an hour on Saturday a Preston woman is going to walk the streets in memory of her grandmother. Samantha Walkden lost her grandma Sandra Dodsworth to lung cancer two […]

2 weeks ago
Police car damaged in Preston city centre crash

The police was turning from the Ringway into Corporation Street A Lancashire Police car answering a 999 call has been involved in a crash in Preston city centre. The incident around 11am on Friday (13 May) saw a Vauxhall Corsa […]

2 weeks ago
Toddler Poppy-Mai Barnard’s cancer death triggers Preston teenager’s fundraising campaign

Poppy-Mai from Blackburn died after a battle with a rare illness A Preston teenager is calling on the city to help raise money in the memory of 16-month old Poppy-Mai Barnard. The toddler died on Tuesday 3 May from a rare […]

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