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Hilarious reactions as Bushman prankster terrifies passers-by in Preston city centre

Bushman strikes Pic: Donna Clifford A person dressed as a bush has been giving Preston shoppers a fright. The camouflaged ‘Bushman’ prankster has been spotted in the city centre on more than one occasion over […]

21 mins ago
Preston community groups awarded share of £25,000 funding

Project Fit Preston based in London Road is one of the groups to benefit Pic: Project Fit Preston / Facebook Four community groups from Preston have been awarded a share of over £25,000 through Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s Community Action Fund. CAF funding has been distributed to […]

3 hours ago
‘Someone has it in for me’ – suspected arson attack at Ashton eyelash academy

CCTV footage of the fire at The iLashed Academy The owner of The iLashed Academy is offering a £1,000 cash reward after a suspected arson attack at her Lane Ends premises. 20-year-old Imogen Southwood from Fulwood posted on social […]

3 hours ago
Baby Beat funds new sensory therapy experience for sick babies in Preston

Baby Beat funds new multi-sensory therapy experience for preterm and sick babies at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Babies on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Royal Preston Hospital are set to benefit from a multi-sensory therapy experience. A grant for a mobile play therapy unit called The […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Digital platform launches for Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk scheme

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Residents of Preston and South Ribble now have access to a new online platform to attend virtual meetings, access information and provide feedback on their proposed flood risk management scheme. […]

15 hours ago
Fulwood grandad replaces Peruvian Andes with Preston Guild Wheel for charity trek

John and daughter Leonie with Oscar and Sid on the Guild Wheel walk Had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic, Fulwood man John Farnden would have been trekking the Peruvian Andes to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation this year. Instead, John […]

1 day ago
Residents’ flood risk concerns at site of planned Winckley Square flats

Floodwater on Mount Street, with the sports hall in the background Concerned residents say newly discovered information shines a light on the flood risk at the site of planned apartments near Winckley Square. Since Blog Preston told how a row had […]

1 day ago
Commemorative plaque at Royal Preston Hospital for much-loved doctor

Dr Prab Salpekar A plaque has been erected at Royal Preston Hospital’s new Critical Care Unit in memory of Dr Prab Salpekar, a much-loved and highly-respected Lancashire physician. Dr Salpekar, who passed away […]

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