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Preston told to prepare for heavy rain and thunderstorms on Saturday

Preston is being told to expect heavy rain and thunderstorms during Saturday. The Met Office have issued a weather warning for the city and surrounding area. Chief forecasters statement said: “Following a build of very warm and humid air at the end of this week there is the potential for the development of intense thunderstorms over the UK from Friday night. “In this situation large […]

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Video of proud Preston features on BBC Breakfast

A special video has been released following Preston being named as one of the proudest and happiest places in the UK. Featuring some of the great and good of the city the 2 minute and 39 second clip shows off some of the sights of the city. From Avenham Park in the sunshine to the Flag Market being cleaned up there’s plenty to make a […]

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Training session to be held for Preston digital champions

Want to help learn how to get more people in Preston online? The Tinder Foundation are holding a digital champion event at Preston North End. Taking place on Wednesday 10 September the two and a half hour event will give people the skills needed to learn how to train people in getting online. It’s part of the Go On North West campaign which wants to […]

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Fulwood primary school to run after school club in temporary classroom

Part of a Preston school playground is to have a temporary classroom built on it. Longsands Community Primary School in Fulwood has submitted plans to create the additional teaching space. Documents submitted by Lancashire County Council show the school needs the space to be able to run its after and before school clubs. Currently 24 pupils and three members of staff at the club have […]

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Electoral registration shake up in Preston biggest chance since Victorian era

The biggest chance in how Prestonians register to vote is due to happen in the coming weeks. Preston City Council are writing to more than 100,000 people in the Preston area to inform them they are now each individually responsible for registering to vote. The previous system – around since the Victorian times – requires the head of the household to register everyone living in […]

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Fallen branch blocks city centre road

A large section of a tree on the corner of Lord Street and Lancaster Road in Preston came down just before 5pm yesterday evening. The large branch hit the pavement and spread into part of Lord Street just after a huge downpour. The branch came from a tree that is one of a row growing outside the Guild Hall in the centre of the city. […]

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