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Men jailed for 25 years total after targeting Preston and Leyland properties with ‘high performance cars’ outside

Three men have been jailed for a total of 25 years for their roles in plotting burglaries across the North West stealing cars, cash and jewellery worth more than half […]

2 months ago
Preston’s businesses need you – here’s the best way to support local

A sunny day in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall There’s never been a better, nor more important, time to support Preston’s local businesses than now. And there’s a way to ensure those traders, who have fought so hard to […]

3 months ago
Police issue warning to Preston and Lancashire residents about Covid-19 vaccine scam text and emails

Examples of the kind of scam texts and emails being sent Pic: Lancs Police Fraud and Cyber Preston and South Ribble residents are being warned about scams relating to the Covid-19 vaccine. Lancashire Police’s fraud and cyber crime unit has issued a warning about scam texts and […]

8 months ago
Telling the stories of those remembered on Fulwood’s war memorial in Harris Park

The Fulwood war memorial is within the grounds of Harris Park One of Preston’s war memorials is able to be accessed this weekend. Tucked away in Harris Park, in the grounds of the former orphanage, is the Fulwood war memorial. As […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

1 year ago
The day Preston returned to shopping in the city centre

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Prestonians returned to Preston city centre in their droves for a socially distanced shop. Monday 15 June saw non-essential shops able to open for the first time in nearly three […]

1 year ago
Preston’s independent shops preparing for high street reopening

Action Records Preston’s shops are preparing to reopen from Monday 15 June, as lockdown eases across the country. Plans have been put in motion after Boris Johnson’s announcement on non-essential shops earlier […]

1 year ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

2 years ago
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