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New bike shop opens at Preston Railway Station ahead of bike hub

The bike hub will be accessible direct from the platforms at Preston Station A new bike shop has opened at Preston’s Railway station. As the work continues on the revamp of the station there’s a boost for cyclists. Leisure Lakes Bikes have launched […]

3 weeks ago
Woman breaks foot and blames Fishergate pavements for fall

A trip to the shops in Preston ended being a costly trip for Jacqui A shopping trip to Preston city centre ended in a broken foot for one woman on Saturday. Jacqui Cooper, from Blackpool, was in town and claims she fell victim to the […]

3 weeks ago
Ten people hurt in M55 crash near Preston

M55 junction 1 where the crash happened Pic: Google Ten people have been hurt in a crash at a busy motorway junction in Preston. Emergency services were rushed to the Broughton roundabout where the M55 meets the M6. Three […]

3 weeks ago
Pokemon Go players warned by police about Winckley Square

Winckley Square undergoing restoration work and a screengrab of the area in Pokemon Go Desperate Pokemon Go hunters have been scaling railings around a historic Preston park undergoing restoration work to catch their favourite Pokemon. Winckley Square is closed for two months of drainage […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement CCTV pictures released after man punched in the face in Preston attack

Pictures of the group of people police would like to speak to A man was left with ‘substantial facial injuries’ after being punched in the face outside a Preston city centre nightclub. Police have released CCTV pictures of a group of people […]

3 weeks ago
Police believe car used in Leyland burglary could be in Preston

CCTV pictures show a man police would like to speak to in connection with the incident Police in Preston are looking for a dark coloured hatchback car used in a burglary in Leyland. CCTV pictures have been released following the incident at a mobile phone shop. […]

3 weeks ago
War veteran has Fulwood home raided while out for birthday lunch

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to, and the area of Fulwood where the incident happened A war hero had his home raided while he was out celebrating his 96th birthday. Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to. The […]

4 weeks ago
Rebecca Cawdron missing: Walton-le-Dale teen could be in Nelson

Rebecca Cawdron A teenager last seen heading for Nelson has triggered a police search. Update: Police say Rebecca was found safe and well on Friday morning in Bamber Bridge. The public are […]

4 weeks ago
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