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Sharoe Green Lane partial closure to cause travel disruption

Preston Bus announced Sharoe Green Lane will be closed for West bound traffic from junction of Green Drive to junction with A6 Garstang Road. Repairs need to be made to a leaking water main. The road will be closed between 8am to 4pm from Monday 17th Feb to Wednesday 19th Feb. Preston Bus will operate a free shuttle bus through the Broadwood Estate, Garstang Road, […]

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Police seek information after indecent exposure at Tom Benson Way

Preston Police are appealing for information after a 16 year old girl was approached by a male who exposed himself to her. The incident happened just after 4.00pm on Tuesday February 4 2014. The girl was approached by a male near to the junction of Tom Benson Way and Merrytrees Lane. Reportedly, the man dropped his trousers and exposed himself after the girl got off […]

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Antics clubnight to say goodbye to Preston

Niche clubnight Antics will hold its last Preston event on Saturday March 1st. The night, which was previously held on the first Saturday of every month at The Ferret, will then move to Night and Day Café in Manchester. The Lucid Dream will headline the event, with support coming from Manchester band The Watchmakers and East Lancashire’s The Strange. It will also feature DJ sets from The Ark […]

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Police warn of illegal card skimmer use on Church Street

Preston Police inspected the cash machine at the Tesco Express store on Church Street in Preston on 2 February. They advised a card reading machine had been attached to it. It is possible unauthorised transactions may have been made on peoples bank accounts. Police are asking anyone who used the machine in the last week to check statements and contact their bank. Similar messages went […]

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Preston store first high street retailer to use Scandinavian forecasting software

Preston based independent supermarket Booths first in UK to use RELEX. RELEX are Europe’s fastest growing provider of supply chain systems, to retailers, distributors and manufacturers. Booths chose them to help improve its stock replenishment management. Booths, with headquarters in Ribbleton, are always keen to test new product and innovate. Their latest experiments include an unusual wine tasting station offering 64 wines at any one time […]

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The Silverdale Hoard Exhibition comes to Preston

From 15th February visit the Museum of Lancashire in Preston and find out about one of the largest silver hoards ever found. On the outskirts of Preston city centre the Museum of Lancashire hosts The Silverdale Hoard: The Story So Far Exhibition. A fascinating look at a major collection of Viking silver buried for over 1,000 years. Known as the Silverdale Hoard, the collection includes […]

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