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Police close off Morrisons car park in Deepdale after woman hit by campervan

Police presence in Morrisons car park off Blackpool Road Pic: Blog Preston A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a campervan in a supermarket car park. Preston Police have taped off part of the Morrisons car […]

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South Ribble Borough Council chief executive ‘suspended’ along with two fellow officers

South Ribble Borough Council chief executive Helen McManus Three senior officers at South Ribble Borough Council have been ‘suspended’. BBC Lancashire political reporter Mike Stevens tweeted during Thursday (23 May) the local authority had placed its chief executive […]

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Estate on a Plate project gives Preston communities a chance to grow and thrive

People living in five communities in Preston and South Ribble are being invited to sign up to the Estate on a Plate project – a green-fingered initiative to learn new […]

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New block of flats could tower down Winckley Square side street

How the new apartment block down Garden Street could look A former sports hall just off Winckley Square could be turned into flats. Garden Street has the former Cardinal Newman sports hall in it but plans in early 2018 were […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Benjamin Topping jailed for life for the murder of Rosie Darbyshire in Ribbleton

Benjamin Topping A man who battered his girlfriend to death with a crowbar has been jailed for life. Benjamin Topping admitted killing Rosie Darbyshire in Ribbleton in February. The body of the […]

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Graffiti on the wall of the Harris is removed

The chalk graffiti was written on the walls of the Harris facing the Flag Market Pic: PrestonPolitico Graffiti scrawled on the wall of the grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery has been condemned. Preston City Council said it had removed both of the slogans which appeared […]

20 hours ago
Revival of Jazz in the Park sees event move to Winckley Square

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Jazz in the Park is returning to Preston after a 15 year hiatus. The event, which previously ran for five years in Avenham Park, is returning in 2019 with Winckley […]

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Police reopen canal bridge and footpaths in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane is closed over the canal Pic: Google Police had sectioned off part of the Lancaster Canal and a road over it during Thursday in Preston. Sidgreaves Lane, where it goes over the canal, was closed to traffic […]

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