Garstang Road closed due to crash with emergency services on the scene

Police on Garstang Road on April 21 A key road to the north of Preston is currently closed due to a reported crash. Garstang Road is closed this evening (21 April) at Catterall between Catterall Gates Lane […]

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Potholes the ‘number one priority’ for Lancashire residents

A recently reported pothole on the corner of the Blackpool Road/Tulketh Road junction Pic: FixMyStreet Potholes are the number one priority for Lancashire residents, according to county councillors. That is the message elected representatives say they are getting whenever they talk to locals. The revelation […]

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Fylde MP Mark Menzies quits after claims of misusing campaign funds

Mark Menzies MP Pic: Facebook An MP who has part of his constituency covering the western side of Preston has quit and says he will not stand at the next general election. Mark Menzies, MP […]

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Annual beer festival returns to Preston for early May bank holiday weekend

The artisan spirits and Prosecco bar at the 2023 Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club Beer Festival An annual beer festival is returning to Preston this early May bank holiday weekend. Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club will host the free event for the 11th time at its […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Fresh Fishwick fly-tipping as council investigation continues

Fly-tipping on Dundonald Street has returned Pic: Karen Greaves Severe fly-tipping has taken place again on a street in Fishwick. Dundonald Street, off New Hall Lane, was targeted as a dumping ground and despite recent clean-up efforts has been […]

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Preston local elections 2024 digest: Preston Labour’s ‘London’ video and Guild Hall comeback gig

Looking up at the foyer of the Guild Hall venue Pic: Blog Preston This week’s local elections digest includes some geographical hypocrisy, some election admin from the city council and confirmation on the first gig at the Guild Hall since the city’s Labour […]

16 hours ago
Preston City Council local elections 2024: Candidates set out their priorities

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Residents living in the Preston City Council area have the chance to elect one of their local representatives on 2 May. A third of the authority’s 48 council seats are […]

17 hours ago
Candidates to be next police and crime commissioner set out their priorities

The candidates to be Lancashire's next police and crime commissioner Lancashire residents will have the chance to vote for the county’s next police and crime commissioner (PCC) on 2 May, the same day as local elections are taking place in […]

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