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Pensioner injured in Preston city centre car park

Police and paramedics at the car park near Preston Minster A pensioner has been taken to hospital after a collision in Preston city centre. The 74-year-old man had been parking his car near Preston Minster on Saturday shortly after 2pm. […]

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Pregnant woman shaken after M61 collision near Preston

Damage to the car and couple Jennifer and Paul were left shaken by the incident A pregnant woman was left shaken after her car was clipped on a busy motorway near Preston, forcing her into the central reservation. The incident during the Friday rush hour […]

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Overheating water heater triggers Preston city centre fire callout

Fire crews at a previous call Preston firefighters were called to a flat off Friargate in the city centre after a fire involving a water heater. Two fire engines and crews attended the incident at Limehouse, […]

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New Hall Lane facelift works have start date confirmed

An artist's impression of how New Hall Lane will look after the improvement work New Hall Lane’s facelift is due to begin from late April as part of a £1m scheme. New pedestrian crossings are to be introduced and Lancashire County Council is promising […]

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Advertisement Advertisement New hair salon opens in Preston in former ale shop

Mel Cowell, who has opened the salon just off Garstang Road A Preston hairdresser has taken on her first salon after 10 years working in the trade. Melanie Cowell has renovated a former ale shop in the Moor Park area. The […]

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Memorial bench to tragic AJ has been defaced

The graffiti scrawled on the bench in memory of AJ (right) A bench dedicated to a Preston toddler who died from a rare disease has been vandalised. Anthony Rushe (AJ) died in January last year aged 13 months and his parents […]

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Preston Docks incident sees man fall from dinghy

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall A man fell out of a dinghy in Preston Docks on Friday lunchtime causing an emergency services callout. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Penwortham to the […]

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Moor Park ‘dogging’ posters appear after graffiti removed

One of the fly-posters in Moor Park After graffiti showing two dogs fornicating on the side of a Preston park’s toilet was removed a rogue poster campaign has begun. Posters have appeared across Moor Park showing the […]

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