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Preston pothole blitz: Repair fund announced to improve city roads

pothole Nearly £300,000 is to be spent on filling in potholes and improving Preston’s roads. Lancashire County Council has announced £2.5 million is earmarked for what it is branding the Local […]

5 months ago
Fishergate bomb scare: Shopping centre closed by police as device goes off in a bin

Police outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday Preston Police say they do not know when the Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston will reopen. A suspicious device was found in the shopping centre on Thursday morning, understood to […]

5 months ago
Preston Christmas house lights up for one final time

The Lea house with this year's Christmas display A Preston festive tradition has already raised hundreds of pounds for charity thanks to a bunch of Christmas lights. For the final time Kathryn Rice and Alan Partridge have been […]

5 months ago
X Factor’s Reggie & Bollie playing at the Guild Hall next month

Reggie & Bollie coming to Preston The runners-up of X Factor 2015 will be coming to Preston next month. The popular duo Reggie & Bollie will play a show in the Charter Theatre of the Guild […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston weather warning: Mad Friday and Saturday due to be a washout

Michael Holdsworth snapped the County Hall drains overflowing onto the car park What’s known as Mad Friday is set to be a washout in Preston. The last Friday before Christmas is expected to be a big night out for many Prestonians in […]

5 months ago
Moor Park grotto restoration work begins as masterplan for restoring park continues

Moor Park sunset Pic: Shabbagaz Work on restoring Moor Park’s grotto has begun as part of a multi-million project on the grade-II listed park. Contractors are already on site felling dead, diseased or dangerous trees […]

5 months ago
UCLan stargazing event delayed by poor weather until January

stargazing A chance to see the stars over Preston has been cancelled due to a poor weather forecast. Preston, the wettest city in England, is due to live up its billing […]

5 months ago
Rare Bronze Age settlement discovered in remote Scottish isles by UCLan lecturer

One of the stone circles discovered in Scotland A Preston lecturer is part of a team who discovered a rare Bronze Age settlement in a remote area of Scotland. Dr Vicki Cummings was working in the Orkney Islands […]

5 months ago
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