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Two Fulwood roads to be closed until late November

Two roads in the north of Preston is to be closed while essential roadworks are carried out. Lancashire County Council is closing a section of D’urton Lane and Haighton Green Lane for a fortnight. The two closures are: – D’urton Lane from its junction Eastway to its junction with Haighton Green Lane – Haighton Green Lane from its junction with D’urton Lane to its junction with […]

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X Factor contestant Jack Walton joins Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2014

X Factor contestant Jack Walton is a last minute addition to the Preston Christmas Lights Switch On line-up. Walton, who has been on Mel B’s team on the ITV show, hails from Castleford. He makes the trip to Preston to help switch on the lights and perform alongside The Christians and soul singer Jaki Graham. The entertainment starts from 5.30pm on Saturday on the Flag […]

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Poppy Appeal collection box stolen from Preston cafe

A Poppy collection box has been stolen from a city centre cafe. Winckleys cafe bar on Winckley Street has reported its Poppy Appeal charity tin has been pinched. Funds from the sale of poppies go to the Royal British Legion. Preston Police are looking into the matter. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101.

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A59 Bank Bridge fully re-open after emergency repairs

The A59 at Bank Bridge fully re-opened on Thursday after emergency repairs. Grade II listed, the bridge at Tarleton became a major congestion point as engineers worked to repair it after a vehicle crashed into it on Saturday. All lanes are open in both directions and although peak-time traffic is still busy it is easing the commute for Preston drivers heading into the city or […]

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Two Avenham men wanted in connection with Preston drugs raids

Two Preston men are being hunted in connection with supplying Class A drugs in the city. Ashley Tunstall, 24, of St Austins Road, Avenham and Andrew Jessop, 46, of Wolseley Place, are both wanted after police raids. The appeal for information on the whereabouts of Tunstall and Jessop follows drugs raids across the city in September when seven people were arrested and charged. Tunstall is […]

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White Ribbon Festival to raise cash for domestic violence victims in Preston

A White Ribbon Festival takes place in Preston to raise money for a domestic violence charity. Rockers Blind Tiger bring their music to The Continental on South Meadow Lane. They are supported by Alexandra Hodgson and the event on Tuesday 25 November includes a talk from John Clough of Justice 4 Jane. The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £7 or £5 for concessions […]

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