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Lancashire County Council highways officer to ‘explain Fishergate’ to city councillors

Highways workers in hi-vis jackets direct traffic in Fishergate Pic: Paul Melling One of the team responsible for the Fishergate bus lane is to be grilled by councillors in Preston. An officer from Lancashire County Council’s highways department will appear before Preston […]

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Inflatable adventure playground is coming to Preston city centre

One of the inflatables children can play on at Wacky World Giant inflatable games are coming to Preston city centre during the February half-term. Preston Guild Hall is being transformed into an adventure playground for three days. Wacky World is bringing […]

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Chip pan fire sees fire service called to Ingol flat

Smoke billows from the upstairs flat in Tag Croft Emergency services are tackling a fire at a flat in Tanterton. Three fire engines arrived at Tag Croft, Ingol around 4pm on Tuesday (17 January). An ambulance and two police […]

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Victoria Cherry murder investigation: Body is found at house in Bolton

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 Police investigating the disappearance of a Fulwood woman say they have found a body. Victoria Cherry, 44, went missing from Preston in October 2015 and her body is believed to […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s College sees standards fall in most recent Ofsted inspection

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood One of Preston’s largest education institutions is under pressure after slipping back in its most recent inspection. Preston’s College has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ across the board by education […]

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Student flats at Innovation House decision delayed

Another view of the Innovation House development A decision on whether a huge new block of student flats can be built in Preston has been delayed. Innovation House is proposed for the former Powell’s biscuit factory site […]

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What’s on in Preston during 2017: From Flag Market fun to egg rolling tradition

The Mini Mela was a success meaning a larger Mela can be planned It might be Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year) but there’s reason to get the calendar out and start circling some dates in Preston. Responding to criticism […]

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Murder investigation launched into disappearance of Fulwood woman

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 A murder investigation has been launched into the disappearance of a Fulwood woman. Greater Manchester Police searched a property in Bolton on Monday morning in connection with missing woman Victoria […]

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