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Former Preston pub to be converted into Muslim education centre

The Acregate is to be classed as a community asset A¬†planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning department for a new Muslim education centre to open its doors in Preston. The request is for the new centre […]

2 weeks ago
Fake news warning about Guild Wheel and cyclists

The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall County Hall chiefs have moved to squash rumours of the Guild Wheel being made off limit to […]

2 weeks ago
Man charged in connection with Dylan Crossey death

Dylan Crossey who died after the collision in Chainhouse Lane Pic: Google Dylan Crossey who died after the collision in Chainhouse Lane Pic: Google A Preston man has been charged by police in connection with the death of a teenager in October […]

2 weeks ago
Lorry crash shuts two lanes of M6 at Preston

The lorry on the M6 has come to rest over a number of lanes The lorry on the M6 has come to rest over a number of lanes A jackknifed lorry is causing delays on the M6 southbound. Two lanes were shut between Junction […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Swiss Chalet damaged by arsonists during attack

The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall A listed building in Avenham Park has been damaged by vandals. Avenham Park’s Swiss Chalet has a section boarded […]

2 weeks ago
Police investigate reports of racist abuse on Preston Bus service

The incident took place on a Preston Bus service The incident took place on a Preston Bus service Two teenagers are being sought after an allegation of racial abuse on a bus service in Preston. Preston Police confirmed they […]

2 weeks ago
More overnight closures for Broughton Bypass work

A section of the new bypass - with tarmac! A section of the new bypass The latest overnight closures on a major route in Preston have been announced. Lancashire County Council is shutting the A6 for more work on […]

2 weeks ago
Plungington Gin Fest – everything you need to know

Gin lovers are in for a treat as Plungington Gin Festival approaches. The Plungington Hotel, located at 67 Lytham Road, Fulwood, is to hold three days of gin festivities taking […]

2 weeks ago
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