Preston people rally to help feed the city’s children

Shannon and Georgia Speariott Preston people have rallied round after Conservative MPs voted against extending free school meals for deprived children during the holidays. Existing support is being added to by local people who […]

2 hours ago
17-year-old arrested for possession of hunting knife after Broadgate chase

Police recovered this large hunting knife A 17-year-old has been arrested in relation to the possession of a large hunting knife. The male was caught by police after a foot chase through the streets of Broadgate […]

7 hours ago
Preston Market Hall to include pop-up poppy appeal stall

The Mayor at Preston Markets The Royal British Legion poppy appeal stall is returning to Preston Markets this weekend. Poppies, wreaths, badges and more will be on sale at Preston Markets between Saturday, 24 October and […]

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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week October 17 to October 23

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The Harris was glowing purple to celebrate one year until the Rugby League World Cup, Preston’s […]

11 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston to launch its own ‘local currency’ gift card

Walking across the Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is set to launch its very own local currency gift card. A brand-new Preston Gift Card is being launched in the next few weeks to encourage people to spend […]

14 hours ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate goes above 400 per 100,000 people as no sign of tier-three financial support details

Sunrise over Preston on Friday 23 October Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate for coronavirus has surged beyond the 400 per 100,000 people mark for the first time. Latest figures show the infection rate for new cases in the seven […]

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Preston mum launches vegan skincare brand after lifelong battle with eczema

Roxy from Roxy and Murace A Preston mum has launched a vegan skincare range after battling eczema throughout her life. Roxy Smyth is the woman behind family business Roxy and Murace. She uses natural ingredients […]

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The Harris and Preston Markets to be lit purple to mark one year until Rugby League World Cup

The Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Preston Markets are being lit up in ‘power purple’ to celebrate that it is only one year to go until the Rugby League […]

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