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News and information about the area of Woodplumpton near Preston, Lancashire

Tractor and car involved in Woodplumpton crash

Damage to the tractor following the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice A tractor and a car were involved in a crash near Preston. Preston Police were called to the incident in Moorside Road near Woodplumpton. The blue car ended up spinning […]

1 week ago
Driver tells of ‘snow and ice carnage’ on the M55 which left her BMW wrecked

The crumpled side of the BMW Pic: Shabnam Ajmal/Blog Preston Footage shows the extent of the damage to vehicles caught in the M55 ‘freak hailstorm’. Conditions on the M55 between Junction 1 and 3 caused treacherous driving conditions late on […]

2 weeks ago
Motorway closed for five hours after 24 vehicle pile up

The M55 was closed for five hours last night after 24 vehicles collided in the carriageway. A sudden snowstorm led to treacherous driving conditions with several motorists losing control of […]

2 weeks ago
Preston city council interim boss hits back against rural criticism

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall A Parish Council says it is ‘taking stock’ after a furious riposte from the interim chief executive of Preston City Council. Broughton Parish Council declared ‘no confidence’ in the city […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement All the new homes due for approval in Preston this Thursday

An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh Hundreds of new homes could be approved during Preston City Council’s latest planning committee. Councillors meet on […]

5 months ago
Police searching for missing Preston man and his car

Frank Richardson Frank Richardson Police are growing concerned for a man last seen in a rural area of Preston. Update: Police say Frank was found safe and well on Sunday (25 November) […]

5 months ago
Preston chicken farm fire sees thousands of chicks dead

A chick looks on Pic: onefox A chick looks on Pic: onefox Thousands of chicks have died in a fire near Preston. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has crews at a major fire in Salwick. Crews […]

5 months ago
Preston Western Distributor decision won’t be made locally

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Route of the Preston Western Distributor The government is to be asked to decide whether a new multi-million pound road for Preston will go ahead. Construction firm Robertson Group has […]

5 months ago
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