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Plungington smash causes rush hour delays

Rush hour traffic was delayed in the Plungington area on Wednesday morning due to a crash. North West Ambulance Service treated a woman on the scene while Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service made the site of the collision at Aqueduct Street and St Georges Road safe. Lancashire Police were called at 6.53am to reports of the collision involving two cars. Eyewitnesses have reported a second crash at […]

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Preston man killed in crash on the Kirkham bypass

Witnesses are being sought after a 62 year old Preston man died in a car crash on Tuesday night. A blue MG sports car was heading towards the city on the A583 Kirkham bypass around 8pm last night, when the vehicle came off the road and collided with a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident happened around 8pm and close […]

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Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes

Two Woodplumpton housing developments move to next stage

Two new housing developments bringing a total of 92 new homes to the north of Preston have moved to the next stage. Redrow Homes has tabled detailed plans for two developments in Woodplumpton. The largest would see 71 homes built between Lightfoot Lane and Tabley Lane. A 3 hectare swathe of current agricultural land would be turned into a new estate and connect onto Tabley […]

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Nathaniel Mellors (centre) collecting his prize

Nathaniel Mellors to use Preston Bus Station as backdrop after winning arts prize

Preston Bus Station is to play a starring role in a new arts production by Nathaniel Mellors. Mellors won the Contemporary Arts Society Annual Award in conjunction with the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. He gets £40,000 to create his artwork which is to combine fiction, sculpture, performance and film inside the Bus Station. Mellors said: “The support and faith in my work that this […]

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The new kids play area in the park

Sharoe Green park’s new play area welcomed by local residents

The first step in bringing a Fulwood park back into life has been completed. Levensgarth Park in Sharoe Green has a new kids play area and it is already being well-used. Local residents have spent three years trying to get the park upgraded. Nigel Parker, chairman of Sharoe Green and Sherwood Community Association, welcomed the end of the first phase of work. He said: “After […]

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Update: Chloe Tate found: Lea teenager had not been seen since Saturday

Updated: Preston Police said at 1.09pm Chloe has been found safe and well in Preston A teenager has gone missing from Preston triggering a police appeal. Preston Police are looking for Chloe Tate, 14, who has disappeared from home on Savick Way, Lea. She was last seen at 10.30am and a member of her family last heard from Chloe at around 9pm on Saturday 22 […]

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