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From bubble football to climbing walls: Park It kids events return to Preston parks

Park It taking place last year Preston’s summer events for children in parks across the city is returning for a seventh year. Branded Park It there’s activities each Friday to keep the kids entertained. All events […]

4 weeks ago
Preston contestant appears on dating show Naked Attraction

Did Ania manage to find love? A contestant from Preston bared all on a dating show in the hope to find love. Naked Attraction is the latest blind date programme to hit our screens that goes […]

4 weeks ago
Watch patients serenaded in doctors waiting room near Preston

The singing doctors and nurses! It’s the morning of the Brexit vote and the UK has voted to leave the European Union. At a doctors surgery on the outskirts of Preston patients in the waiting […]

4 weeks ago
M6 roadworks near Preston to shut motorway

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Two miles of the M6 near Preston are to be shut overnight. Work begins on the two mile stretch between Junction 29 (for the M65) and Junction (30). Highways England […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lea Road stabbing: Three people arrested as victim remains in hospital

A police officer stands at a cordon in Lea Road A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach in Lea. The 29-year-old man was stabbed in the early hours of Sunday (31 July) […]

4 weeks ago
Fishergate plinth sees Audi stranded

How did they not see that!? Pic: David Lawson The Fishergate ‘plinth’ has come a cropper once again. An Audi was seen stranded on the road feature – dubbed a mini roundabout by many – on Monday morning. Preston […]

4 weeks ago
These youngsters are out to tackle Ingol’s issues

Community Facility Awareness were united through NCS A group of Preston teenagers are launching a campaign to tackle key issues in and around Ingol. Among their main aims, ‘Community Facility Awareness’, the group’s campaign name, are pushing for […]

4 weeks ago
All day and all of the night: Fulwood garage applies for 24-7 booze licence

The Co-Op store in Fulwood has begun trading again for an interim period Twenty-four hour opening seven days a week could return to a shop at a petrol station in Fulwood. The Co-Op store in Garstang Road is still trading, despite being due […]

4 weeks ago
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