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Police find body in Preston Docks

Underwater search teams have recovered a man’s body from the water at Preston Docks. Officers were called at around 1:40pm to the report that a body had been seen in […]

8 hours ago
The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

9 hours ago
Appeal after woman sexually assaulted on the bus station

Police are trying to identify this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on Preston Bus Station. Between 10.10pm and 10.15pm on March 12 an 18-year-old woman reported she had […]

15 hours ago
Government reimburses £1.28m towards cost of policing Preston New Road fracking protests

Protesters line the road near the fracking site in Preston New Road Pic: Helen Rimmer Government is reimbursing Lancashire Constabulary £1.28 million towards the cost of policing the Preston New Road fracking site. Last year Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, made a Special […]

16 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan gains prestigious national accreditation for archaeology courses

Student-archaeology The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has become one of the first universities in the country to receive national accreditation for its archaeology and anthropology courses.  The prestigious recognition has […]

21 hours ago
Ingol’s Intact Centre featured in The Parliamentary Review

Bill and Denise at Mansion House, London The Intact Centre in Ingol has been recognised in The Parliamentary Review for its role as a learning tool to the public and private sector. Intact, which is short for […]

1 day ago
Kind Holly’s rainbows for NHS staff working through the coronavirus outbreak

Holly with her bucket full of rainbows A 10-year-old girl from Cadley Causeway has made hundreds of rainbow badges to say thank you to NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. Holly Middleton-Kelly had been due […]

2 days ago
New directory aims to connect Preston and South Ribble businesses with people in self-isolation

Peter Booth Opticians Pic: Google Maps A new online directory is aiming to connect businesses who have adapted their models due to coronavirus with people who are self-isolating. The website – helppenwortham.com – was set up […]

2 days ago
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