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The Harris Museum launches group to select new exhibitions and events across Preston

Councillor Anna Hindle at The Harris. Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s Harris Museum has launched a new initiative which aims to shape exhibitions and events across the city. Since 2023, a group of Programme Advisors have been meeting to ‘revolutionise’ the museum’s approach to programming. The group, […]

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Ringway in Preston closed due to ongoing police incident

Ringway in Preston A key road in Preston is closed this evening while police deal with an incident. Police are the scene of a concern for welfare incident on Ringway in Preston. They […]

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Preston city centre self-guided walk for ‘datestone detectives’

Lamb and flag with datestone in Preston Pic Tony Worrall A self-guided walk around Preston city centre is available for ‘datestone detectives’. The Friends of Winckley Square have created the Going On A Date booklet to help people explore different […]

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Kirkham pub closes for £114,000 revamp with aims to create ‘best outdoor area’

Visual of the exterior of the pub post refurbishment. Pic: Bernard Platt A pub in Kirkham has closed its doors for a £114,000 revamp. The Queens Arms, on Poulton Street, closed on 15 July for the restoration by northwest pub operator, Open […]

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Preston Police seize stolen motorbike in Broadgate

The motorbike is no longer being used on the road. Pic: Preston Police via Facebook A stolen motorbike was seized from Broadgate last week. Preston Police spotted the ‘suspicious’ bike outside a property in the area. They said: “The motorbike had been given a makeover […]

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Royal Preston Hospital’s new 3D camera gives cancer patients a glimpse into the future thanks to Rosemere

Lucy Tinniswood (front left) who is helping consultant plastic surgeons Mr Jeyaram Srinivasan (next to her) and Mr Chidi Ekwobe show their patients a new future thanks to equipment funded by Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Breast cancer patients who have undergone a mastectomy are now being given a glimpse into the future at Royal Preston Hospital. Rosemere Cancer Foundation has funded a new 3D camera […]

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20-year-old arrested after machete incident on bus in Walton-le-Dale

Stock image of the 152 bus at Preston Bus Station A young man was arrested after an incident on a bus between Preston and Blackburn. Police were called to Higher Walton Road after reports of a man with a machete […]

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Pre-school in Ashton-on-Ribble receives ‘Good’ Ofsted rating ahead of September expansion

A Preston pre-school has received a significant boost ahead of expansion plans as it received its first ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted. The government inspector visited St Andrew’s Preschool Ashton in […]

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