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Preston in the Picture – June Desktop Wallpaper

Preston is blessed with some great canal walks and it was while out walking close to the new Ribble Link sculpture that this photograph was taken.  The canal boats were waiting patiently to be assisted through the first of the lock gates on the Ribble Link which leads them down to the River Ribble and Preston Dock. The photo was taken on a Fuji X-Pro1 […]

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Luke Binns and some of his dessert creations

Sweet-toothed student plans Preston’s first dessert takeaway

A Preston student is preparing to launch his own takeaway – with a difference. Sweet-toothed Luke Binns decided to put his passion for making cakes and desserts into a business venture. Binns, who studies law, is now seeking premises to make his Bakeaway a reality – delivering desserts around the city. He said: “The idea just came into my head one night. I was laid […]

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fulwood police station

Fulwood Police Station closes its doors

A Preston police station which has kept watch over the people of Fulwood has closed. Fulwood Police Station on Watling Street Road is to be sold by Lancashire Police. On Friday it was locked up for the last time. The police station has not had response officers based there for five years. It was a neighbourhood policing station. All staff who worked there are to […]

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korova arts and cafe bar Want to promote your local business? The new station, marked by a red box, is at the point where the new road would cross the rail line

Location of new train station for the west of Preston

The location of a proposed new station to serve the west of the city has been shown on council documents. Cottam Parkway is part of the Preston Local Plan which is due to be submitted to the Secretary of State for approval in the coming weeks. The Local Plan gives details of how the city council sees the city growing during the next decades, including […]

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Peter Andre gives a thumbs up to fans

Peter Andre meets hundreds of Preston fans at Morrisons

Over 500 Prestonians flocked to the Riversway Morrisons to catch a glimpse of singer-songwriter and reality TV star Peter Andre. Peter was greeted by hundreds of fans who had queued since 11am on Friday to get their copy of his brand new live album Big Night. Wow Bradford, thanks :)) On my way to Preston Morrisons Riversway. See you at 4pm guys — Peter Andre […]

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The Queen Vic on Moor Lane has been boarded up for a number of years

New takeaway for Preston’s student area approved

A new takeaway has been granted permission to open in a former pub on Moor Lane, in the heart of Preston’s university district. The former student favourite The Queen Victoria has been closed for a number of years and currently stands boarded up and vandalised. Tulketh-based owner Ibrahmin Sanibal has been given the green light to turn it into a takeaway with student flats above. […]

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