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Latest news for Preston, Lancashire. Covering the city and surrounding area this has the latest crime, traffic and travel, politics and other big news affecting the city of Preston.

Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

30 mins ago
Day-by-day Preston weather forecast for late May Bank Holiday weekend

A sunny day on the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall With a Bank Holiday weekend and half-term fast approaching here’s how the weather is shaping up. Will it be long lazy days in the beer garden or reaching for the […]

1 hour ago
Couple rescue Broughton float centre from going under

Mandala Float Center exterior A Broughton floatation therapy centre is open again after a local couple bought the business.  Paul and Tina Burrows re-opened Mandala Float Center, which is the only floatation therapy centre […]

2 hours ago
Bus shelters in Bamber Bridge’s main street are vandalised

Damage to the bus shelters in Station Road Pic: Shane King New look bus shelters in Bamber Bridge have been vandalised. Installed as part of major work in Station Road in recent months vandals have struck. Blog Preston was sent pictures […]

6 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Royal Mail parcel postboxes are coming to Preston

One of the new parcel postboxes elsewhere in the UK where they were tested last year Pic: Royal Mail Preston is to become one of the first places in the UK to get a parcel postbox. These allow eBayers and ASOS lovers to use the Royal Mail online pre-pay […]

9 hours ago
Fishergate bus lane IT glitch leads to wrong demand for higher penalties for drivers

The Fishergate bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall Motorists are being advised to check if they receive a penalty fine for driving in the Fishergate bus lane due to an IT glitch. Lancashire County Council has revealed it […]

14 hours ago
Ramadan meal in Preston brings faiths from across the city together

Tucking in at the Ramadan dinner Dozens of people from all different faiths in the city joined Preston’s Muslim community for a Ramadan meal. The Light Foundation hosted their fourth event for the annual Interfaith dinner. […]

1 day ago
Man arrested after brick thrown at Tommy Robinson event in Larches

A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after he threw a rock at the screen at a Tommy Robinson presentation in Larches. The MEP candidate, real name Stephen […]

1 day ago
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