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M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’. Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest. The […]

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New Hall Lane closure sees fire crews rescue man from flat

Firefighters at work in New Hall Lane Pic: Farhan Shaikh A major road in Preston has been shut after emergency services had to rescue a man from a flat. Emergency services are clearing up in New Hall Lane following the […]

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UCLan’s second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival is big success

Publisher at UCLan Publishing Hazel Holmes with students Johanna Marton and Jess Ferrier Over 500 young book fans descended on Preston for the second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival. The festival – hosted by UCLan and the only event of its kind to […]

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UClay exhibition to celebrate ceramics stars moulded in Preston

A previous MA Ceramics graduate exhibition A new exhibition will celebrate work by emerging artists from UCLan’s MA Ceramics course. The UClay exhibition of ceramic work has been organised by a group of students who graduated […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston to unite against racism once more in face of ‘rise in community tensions’

Salsa dancing on the Flag Market Preston is to host a Standing Together Against Racism day for the sixth year. Community groups and organisations have organised the event to show their commitment to tackling racism in […]

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Section 60 order in place following second Fishwick stabbing

A Section 60 order has been put in place in Fishwick after a second teenager was stabbed. Extra police patrols, including mounted, have been in the area to offer reassurance […]

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From Brutalist dream to council battle ground – 50 years of Preston Bus Station

A Preston Bus service leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling Love it or hate it, there’s no denying the social and architectural importance of Preston Bus Station. Built in 1969 by Building Design Partnership, Preston Bus Station was the largest […]

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Arrests after second stabbing in Fishwick

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in Fishwick, making him the second victim of knife crime in the area this month. Police have today arrested seven teenagers after the incident, […]

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