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Police release pictures of men wanted in connection with booze thefts from Booths stores in and around Preston

Lancashire Police are appealing for information to identify these men following a number of alcohol thefts from Booths stores across the county. Between December and January police have received reports […]

2 hours ago
Prestonians encouraged to mark Holocaust Memorial Day virtually and ‘be a light in the darkness’

Each year, Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27 January. The day is in remembrance of those murdered during genocides around the world. This year, commemorations will be held […]

5 hours ago
Yellow weather warning in place across Preston as icy conditions affect region with more rainfall predicted this afternoon

A yellow weather warning is in place for Preston this morning as the region experiences icy conditions. The forecast shows scattered showers throughout the morning, at times heavy and wintry […]

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New videos explore the history of former Tulketh Hall site in Ashton-on-Ribble

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Passionate campaigners are determined not to see the demise of much-loved former Star Youth Centre, Ashton, which had been put up for sale by Lancashire County Council. The group Friends of Tulketh […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police’s Covid rule breaker quiz after ‘blatant and deliberate breaches’ in Preston

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Lancashire Police have been playing Guess the Covid-19 Lockdown Breach after dealing with a series of ‘blatant and deliberate’ violations. A post on the Lancashire Police Facebook page said: “Here’s […]

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Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

21 hours ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues week-on-week rise while most of Lancashire falls

River Ribble runs high during Wednesday 20 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to rise in comparison to the rest of Lancashire. New confirmed cases in the city for Wednesday (20 January) remained above 100 new cases, […]

21 hours ago
Changes to sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre

Changes to the operation of the sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre have been announced. In a joint statement, South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Priory Academy said the Academy will take back the […]

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