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Preston Sea Cadets celebrate centenary and first official unit badge

The Preston Sea Cadets with the Mayor of Preston in the Town Hall Pic: Preston Sea Cadets Preston Sea Cadets (T.S. Galloway), celebrated its 100th anniversary and unveiling of the first official Ship’s Badge on Armed Forces Day. The Unit held a celebratory luncheon hosted by the Mayor of Preston, at the Mayor’s Parlour and Council […]

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Preston photographer’s exhibition exploring grandad’s life in relation to city’s history

Photo collage of John Boothby and Megan Mechelle Dalton An upcoming exhibition is set to explore the life of a Preston photographer’s grandad in relation to the city’s history. Megan Mechelle Dalton will be displaying her project – titled In Absence from […]

11 hours ago
Fulwood, Ashton-on-Ribble and Walton-le-Dale men charged with firearms and drug supply offences

Police on the M6 Three men from Preston are amongst 13 other people charged with firearms and drug supply offences. Lancashire Police raided homes across Lancashire, Manchester and Cumbria this week as part of […]

13 hours ago
M6 delays remain as police stop car and driver triggers search

Traffic slowing at Junction 29 of the M6 for Bamber Bridge Pic: Traffic England Motorists are being warned of long delays due to a police incident on the M6 northbound at Bamber Bridge. National Highways North West said the incident has cleared, around 1pm […]

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Inside Number 9 and League of Gentlemen star Steve Pemberton given special honour

New University of Central Lancashire Honorary Fellow Steve Pemberton. Pic: UCLan A five-time BAFTA award-winning comedian has been recognised by the University of Central Lancashire, his ‘local’ university. Steve Pemberton, best known for co-creating, co-writing and acting in The League of […]

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Doctor Who actor Mandip Gill returns to Preston to receive Honorary Fellowship

New Honorary Fellow Mandip Gill. Pic: UCLan An actor who starred in Doctor Who returned to the University of Central Lancashire, her former university, to receive a special educational award. Mandip Gill, who studied at UCLan between […]

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Bus crashes through hedge at Broughton roundabout

The Preston Bus service crashed during Tuesday evening Pic: Blog Preston No one was hurt when a bus crashed near a busy city roundabout on Tuesday (9 July) evening. Preston Bus said one of its vehicles left the road and video […]

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Astley Park School ends summer term in a blaze of colour

Julie Banks with pupil JJ. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation Pupils and staff took part in a sponsored colour dash around the school’s playing field raising ÂŁ200 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. It was the school’s second fundraising event for the charity, last year the […]

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