Whittingham burst water main investigated by United Utilities engineers

A section of Whittingham Lane, between Church Lane and Cumeragh Lane has a burst water main Pic: Google Engineers for United Utilities are assessing whether they need to close a rural road. Lancashire Police said on Wednesday afternoon there is a burst water main off Whittingham Lane in […]

5 months ago
Watch what Boris Johnson had to say to Preston about EU Referendum

26793142543_582b8df64f_c The EU Referendum fanfare rolled onto Preston’s Flag Market with a visit from Boris Johnson and the Vote Leave campaign. Around 150 people gathered to see what Johnson, Michael Gove […]

5 months ago
Joey Essex arrives at Preston Station as part of Vote Leave campaign

The EU Referendum Vote Leave campaign has enlisted the help of Joey Essex Pic: Russell Turner The EU Referendum campaign has arrived in Preston with Boris Johnson and Michael Gove due on the Flag Market during Wednesday afternoon. Vote Leave is bringing its battle bus, and […]

5 months ago
Thwaites submits housing plans for land next to Lea pub

The Smith's Arms in Lea Lane Pic: Paul Melling Land used for grazing animals next to a countryside pub is due to be sold off for housing. Thwaites brewery has tabled plans for six family homes to be built […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Motorbike fire in Ribbleton triggers arson investigation

Chatburn Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A motorbike was set alight in Ribbleton on Tuesday night according to firefighters. Crews from Preston Fire Station were sent to Chatburn Road at 9.49pm. The vehicle was on fire […]

5 months ago
Fulwood Green development could expand further behind school

Two types of home being built at Fulwood Green A smaller plan for a number of additional homes behind a Fulwood school has been tabled. Hollins Homes wants to build 15 new properties just off Eastway on land behind […]

5 months ago
Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks for business groups 100th year

Dragon boat racing at Preston Docks in previous years Pic: Tony Worrall Dragon boats will once more charge down Preston Docks as hundreds of people take on a charity challenge. Companies from across Lancashire descend on Preston to take up their paddles. […]

5 months ago
Fishwick shopkeeper racially abused before car is vandalised

Police would like to speak to this man following the incident in Waldon Street Police have released an image of a man after a shopkeeper was racially abused and his car vandalised in Fishwick. The 37-year-old shopkeeper in Waldon Street said a man entered […]

5 months ago
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