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Julija Dubovika missing: Woman last seen in Devon could be in Preston

Julija Dubovika A woman from Devon who has gone missing could be in Preston. Update: Devon and Cornwall Police say Julija was found safe and well in Leicester Julija Dubovika was last […]

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Couple hurt in Christmas Day crash in Fulwood remain in hospital

The crash happened close to a junction in Lightfoot Lane Pic: Google An elderly man remains in a serious condition in hospital following a Christmas Day crash in Preston. A couple driving a Skoda Fabia are both still being treated in Royal […]

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RockPrest tribute act festival returning to Moor Park

A two-day celebration of all things rock and roll returns to Preston this summer. RockPrest is fast becoming a highlight of the city’s summer events. Taking over Moor Park during […]

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Ian Allen missing: Preston man last seen in Tesco Express

Ian Allen was last seen in Ribbleton Police are appealing to trace a Preston man who went missing from home on Christmas Day. Update: Police say Mr Allen was found safe and well on Tuesday (3 January) […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Victorian Fair to be held in Winckley Square Gardens

The Winckley Square Gardens since their restoration Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s newly restored Winckley Square gardens are going to have a Victorian-themed for the day. Despite being Georgian in their splendour the green space in the city centre is to […]

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Preston professor becomes a Dame for work with stroke survivors

Caroline Watkins who is now a Dame of the British Empire The only stroke care professor in the UK who is based in Preston has been recognised by the Queen for her work. Professor Caroline Watkins at the University of Central […]

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How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston or South Ribble in 2017

Christmas trees will begin coming down across Preston Pic: Keith Sergeant Christmas trees normally begin to come down on January 6 but if you’re keen here’s how to recycle your Christmas tree. In Preston it’s a little different this year due […]

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Plungington murder: Man arrested following death of man near community centre

The ambulance parked near Barlow Street A murder inquiry is underway following the death of a man in his 60s in Preston. Preston Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Bolton on suspicion of murder. The […]

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