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PrestFest sees Flag Market play host to Craig Charles and MistaJam DJ sets

Craig Charles and MistaJam both played hour-long sets in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Craig Charles and MistaJam both played hour-long sets in Preston Pic: Paul Melling More than 2,000 people showed up to celebrate Preston’s nightlife with a free DJ show on the […]

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St Joseph’s Orphanage among six key Preston sites which could be developed for new homes

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw An abandoned orphanage in Preston city centre, a car park and a former high school could all hold the key to easing the demand for new homes in Preston. Preston […]

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Preston weather warning: Snow could fall from Saturday evening

Hail has fallen during Saturday afternoon in Preston Preston and Lancashire is subject to a snow and ice warning for Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Wintry showers have been lashing the city throughout Saturday afternoon, with hailstones reported […]

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Preston Bus Station western side to reopen from Wednesday

The cordon in place at the Bus Station Pic: Adam Kean Preston Bus Station is due to be fully operational once more for the first time since early December. The western side of the grade-II building has been closed off since […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Cottam Hall homes to be built as protected newts given new home

How the Cottam Hall homes in the Waterside part of the development will look Great Crested Newts have been caught and relocated in part of Preston ahead of a new housing development being built. Housebuilders Story Homes have been creating two new ponds for […]

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Boy racers at Market Hall car park see police patrols stepped up

Market Hall Car Park Police in Preston have been patrolling the rooftop of city centre car parks after reports of anti-social behaviour. Cars have been using the empty Market Hall car park for late night racing […]

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Opinion: As communities we must unite against anyone sowing the seed of hate and division in our communities

Ali Amla, right, at the Holocaust Memorial Day service This is the text from a speech by Ali Amla, given at the Holocaust Memorial Day memorial service in Preston Minster on Wednesday 27 January. Bismillah hir Rahma nir Rahim […]

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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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