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Timpson to open dry cleaners at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Deepdale

A new dry cleaners looks set to open at the Sainsbury’s supermarket in Deepdale. Timpson have applied to create a dry cleaners and key cutters next to the Flintoff Way supermarket. The dry cleaners would create one new full-time job and be open from 9am to 6pm Mondays to Saturdays and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays. The land used for the new building would […]

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Fulwood Police Station to be converted into offices

The former police station building in Fulwood is set to be converted into offices. PTS Limited, based in Adlington, have applied to convert the building on Watling Street Road. Director Anthony Sewell has bought the building after it was auctioned off by Lancashire Police. An attempt had been made by Preston charity Young Lancashire to have the building listed as an asset of community value. […]

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Three bikes stolen after Haslam Park attack

Three bikes were stolen during an attack on a group of teenagers in a Preston park. One 16 year old was hit in the face with a stick fracturing his cheek bone. The group of men then took four mountain bikes, worth more than £500, in the incident around 9pm on Monday 20 October in Haslam Park. Preston Police say they have now recovered one […]

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Woman in stable condition in hospital after Lostock Hall train drama

A woman injured when she went under a train between Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge is in a stable condition in hospital. British Transport Police were called shortly after 5pm on Monday to the Farrington Curve to reports of a woman under a train. North West Ambulance Service and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were also called, and worked to rescue the woman. She is […]

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Preston Santa Dash 2014: St Catherine’s Hospice to host annual sponsored run

The annual Santa Dash will see hundreds donning their red and white striped suits. It raises money for the St Catherine’s Hospice and one of their medical staff is swapping her stethoscope for the Santa suit. Dr Jayne Wilkinson, who works on the in-patient uni at the Lostock Hall Hospice, is one of those signed up for the two mile dash. She said: “I’ve been […]

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Preston van drivers warned over catalytic converter thefts

Police are warning motorists after a spate of catalytic converter thefts across Preston. Seven catalytic converters have been taken from Mercedes Vito/Sprinter type vans in Ashton, Fulwood, Ribbleton, Frenchwood and Penwortham. Police say the thefts are taking place overnight during the last fortnight. PS David Herbert of Preston Police said: “I would ask van owners to remain vigilant at all times and take whatever steps […]

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