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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.

Armed Forces Day event to be taken on by council

The Armed Forces Day parade in the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews One of Preston city centre’s biggest annual events is now to officially receive council support. Armed Forces Day has been organised by a number of individuals and organisations in previous […]

3 hours ago
Brick thrown through window of Islamic Education Centre in Preston

Damage to the window at the centre in Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston An Islamic Education Centre has seen a window smashed. Preston Police are investigating after a brick was put through the window of the Madrassa-Tul-Madina in Garstang Road – just down […]

6 hours ago
Police release picture of man in connection with Runshaw College disorder

Police want to trace the man pictured Pic: South Ribble Police A picture of a man has been released in connection with the disorder at Runshaw College. Around 12 people arrived in cars at the college site in Leyland on Monday […]

7 hours ago
Stranded walkers on Longton Marsh rescued by fire crews

Longton Marsh as viewed from above Pic: Google Fire crews from across Lancashire were called out on Sunday (24 March) after two women got into difficulty at Longton Marsh, close to the River Ribble. Crews from Penwortham, Tarleton […]

9 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Next stage of Preston Bus Station revamp to begin

The coach station end of the Bus Station has seen major refurbishment Pic: Tony Worrall Nine months of work is due to begin to create a new ‘urban park’ in the centre of Preston. Preston Bus Station’s western edge, which was due to see a […]

9 hours ago
Royal Preston Hospital responds to city MP over parking changes

Royal Preston Hospital would see new car park barriers installed to visitor car parks Pic: Blog Preston Royal Preston Hospital’s chief executive has vowed anyone who incurs a wait because of the new pay stations ‘is not at risk of receiving a parking charge notice’. Karen Partington, […]

10 hours ago
Latest stage of Broughton roadworks moves to southern side of crossroads

Broughton crossroads junction may look after the work Pic: LancsCityDeal Temporary traffic signals move to the southern side of the Broughton crossroads from today (Monday 25 March) for three months. Broughton roadworks are taking place over the coming months following […]

15 hours ago
Preston photographer opens up on emotional shoot to help mum’s overcome body confidence issues

Two of the women pictured in Carolyn's photo series Pic: Red Curl Photography Ahead of Mother’s Day a Preston mum has opened up on body confidence. Carolyn Gibson has put together a short series of portrait photos of ‘Mum Bods’. The photographer from […]

1 day ago
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