Preston cocaine gang with grinning leader jailed after station drugs bust

Nathan Gairns, Zainul James and Leanne Quinn A grinning drug dealer and his accomplices have been jailed for their role in supplying cocaine in Preston. Zainul James, 26, was found at Preston Railway Station with £100,000 of high […]

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Man punched in the face during Bamber Bridge robbery

The chain taken during the robbery which happened close to St Saviour's Church Pic: Google A man suffered facial injuries during a robbery in Bamber Bridge in the early hours of Friday morning. Around 12.25am the 35-year-old victim was walking past the entrance to St […]

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Preston Tories call for man responsible for Fishergate fines to be quizzed

New signs showing how this section of Fishergate is not for cars from 11am. Picture at 12.43pm on Monday. Pic: Tony Worrall A leading Preston Conservative has called for the man behind the city’s Fishergate fiasco to be called infront of councillors to explain himself. Deputy leader of the city’s Tory group […]

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Fulwood and West View leisure centres have a new owner

A swimming pool operated by GLL in one of their Better Leisure Services centres in Workington Swimmers and gym-goers using Preston’s two leisure centres will see them under new ownership from April. Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is to have a 125-year lease to take on the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood and West View leisure centre sell off – everything you need to know

West View Leisure Centre Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres will see big changes with confirmation they are no longer council run. Preston City Council has agreed a deal to transfer its entire leisure […]

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Man wanted to appear in court following theft in 2009

Barry Hayward A Preston man failed to appear in court in relation to an incident nearly EIGHT years ago. Barry Hayward, 41, has a warrant issued by the courts for failing to […]

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Firefighter jobs going near Preston – plus a chance to be a cadet

Firefighters in action dealing with a fire at a takeaway in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A chance to join Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is being offered – and a way in to becoming a firefighter. Fulwood fire station has a fire cadet unit voluntary […]

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Preston retains the Purple Flag status – here’s what that means

UCLan's Media Factory reflects the sunrise in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has retained its Purple Flag status for evening and night-time economy for the fifth year running. The Purple Flag represents city centres that provide a vibrant and diverse mix […]

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