Register office on Bow Lane

Register Office on its way back to Bow Lane

The register office moves back to its permanent home of Bow Lane from mid-August. Preston’s register office has been operating from the Park Hotel at East Cliff since April last year while building work was carried out at County Hall. From Friday 15 August all appointments to register births, deaths and still-births, together with notices of marriages and civil partnerships, will be back at Bow […]

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Evofit of man wanted in connection with sexual assault in Walton-le-Dale

Man wanted after sexual assault on teenager in Walton-le-Dale

Police have released a computer generated image of a man wanted following a sexual assault in Walton-le-Dale. Detectives released the image after a 13-year-old girl was approached by a man in the Severn Drive/Duddle Drive area. He approached the girl on Monday 14 July around 8.20am and tried to speak to her, he then sexually assaulted her. The man is described as a white male, […]

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Beautiful Planet relocates to new premises

Beautiful Planet is on the move. The existing cafe is shuffling further up Friargate in Preston to an empty unit next to Tattoo Place. Work at 53A Friargate New¬†Beautiful Planet is commencing now. They are asking if anyone can help them refit the new cafe then pop along. If you are any good at cleaning, painting or building why not make a visit. Any help […]

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Preston woman becomes centre of internet storm thanks to Glasgow hostel review

Louise Taylor from Preston has found herself sucked into a viral internet sensation after posting what she thought of her stay in Glasgow on Facebook. Taylor, who plays for the Preston Roller Girls side, had been up in Scotland and decided to review the hostel they had stayed at. Her review complaining about poor showers, having to change rooms half-way through their stay and describing […]

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Continental pub on South Meadow Lane

Wedding guest pair hunted by police after teenagers left with serious injuries

Police are hunting a couple who they say carried out a “disgraceful” assault on two teenagers outside a Preston pub. A 19-year-old man was left unconscious and an 18 year old female had a glass smashed into her face. A man and woman in their mid to late 20s were seen leaving the Continental on South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, around 11.30pm on Saturday 26 July, […]

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Summer Fayre returns to St Walburge’s

St Walburge’s Summer Fayre returns on Saturday 9 August. Tombola, stalls, a raffle and refreshments will be on offer. The summer fayres are a great opportunity for you to go along and visit the stunning grade 1 listed Church, have fun, and support¬†the building. As ever – if you have a real head for heights – there is the rare opportunity to Climb the Spire, […]

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