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Preston student punched and strangled pregnant woman during attack

Connor Ward A student from Northern Ireland who strangled a pregnant woman until she stopped breathing has been jailed for five years. Connor Ward, 29, also punched the woman in her abdomen […]

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Gafoor halal chicken factory protest by animal rights activists

The campaigners gathered in Fletcher Road Pic: Jimmy Fisher Animal rights campaigners have gathered outside a chicken factory in Preston. The Gafoor halal chicken factory in Fletcher Road, Deepdale, has seen 20 or so protesters at its gates. Protected […]

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Pope Lane roundabout roadworks are resuming

The Pope Lane roundabout on the A582 Pic: Google A technical issue which stopped major roadworks on a commuter route in and out of Preston has now been resolved. Pope Lane works on the A582 is to see roadworks […]

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Police patrol Grimsargh following spate of break-ins

Police have stepped up patrols in rural parts of Preston following a spate of burglaries. Several cars, garages and one home were broken-into in the Grimsargh area. Preston Police say […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Arson investigation after fire at pub in Deepdale

The former Old England pub now stands abandoned Pic: Google An arson investigation has been launched following a fire at an abandoned pub on the Deepdale and Ribbleton border. Four fire engines were called to the former Old England Pub pub on the […]

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More New Hall Lane roadworks begin from Monday

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir More roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane as the latest stage of the revamp of the major route into Preston continues. Two junctions on the road are to […]

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England rugby coach Eddie Jones to open new Preston Grasshoppers pitch

Eddie Jones calling the shots England rugby coach Eddie Jones is visiting the city on Monday to help Preston Grasshoppers launch their new pitch. One of the first artificial rugby pitches in the country has […]

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Lorry driver dies in hospital after M6 crash near Preston

A lorry driver has died following a crash which closed the M6 near Preston. The incident southbound on the motorway just to the north of Junction 32 (Broughton) shut two […]

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