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New cafe Flavours opens in Preston city centre

14232572_1092419587461560_5148399961120242053_n A new café and sandwich Shop, called Flavours Of Winckley St has opened off Winckley Square in Preston city centre. The new café, located at 11A Winckley Street, opened during September and provides locally sourced food, including […]

3 weeks ago
These touching pictures pay tribute to Chris Miller’s nautical life

Chris Miller working at the Preston Yacht Haven, precursor to Preston Marina based in No. 3 Shed on the south side of the main dock basin. c.1988 These pictures tell the story of a man who enjoyed a life plotting a course with boats. Chris Miller, who founded Preston Marina, has died aged 76. His son – […]

3 weeks ago
Woman treated for injuries after Blackpool Road crash

Brook Street was closed off during the incident Pic: Connor Reece Turner A busy Preston junction was closed off during Monday afternoon after a crash. One of the drivers, a woman, was treated for minor injuries after the collision in Brook Street’s […]

3 weeks ago
Preston North End issue club statement after criminal damage to stadium

Deepdale: home of Preston North End Preston North End have issued a club statement following a number of incidents of criminal damage around Deepdale. Extensive damage has been caused to the fixtures and fittings of the […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement New barbers to open in what used to be Preston gift shop

Life's Little Larks in Glover's Court Pic: Tony Worrall A former gift shop in Preston city centre is to become a barbers. What used to be Life’s Little Larks in Glover’s Court is to be converted into an upmarket […]

3 weeks ago
Old Post Office hotel plans lodged including two storey extension

A view of the Old Post Office in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A 60-bedroom hotel in the Old Post Office building has seen plans lodged in the next step of its conversion. Signature Living announced in June it had bought the grade-II […]

3 weeks ago
Police officer hurt and M61 closed after serious crash

The scene on the M61 southbound Pic: HennaSheth Anyone heading southbound on the M61 is being warned of long delays after a crash involving a police car. A police officer has been hurt after a high speed chase […]

3 weeks ago
Sex offender Obaid Aslam wanted by police and could be in Preston

Obaid Islam - custody picture before prison and after An appeal has been launched to find a known sex offender who is thought to be in Preston. Preston Police say Obaid Aslam, 36, who was convicted of two counts […]

3 weeks ago
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