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Preston and South Ribble leaders react to tier-3 announcement

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 26) that Preston and Lancashire has been put back into tier-3 restrictions when lockdown 2 ends next week. The announcement has been met negatively […]

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Met Office warns freezing fog may disrupt travel in Preston and Lancashire

An icy Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Frosty weather is fast approaching as a yellow weather warning has been placed on Preston, South Ribble and the rest of Lancashire from 8pm tonight (Thursday 26) to 12pm tomorrow […]

7 hours ago
More than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets in week of intense action on knife crime

A national week long police initiative has seen more than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets and 20 knife related arrests. Running from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 November, Op […]

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Galloway’s in Penwortham gearing up for socially distanced Santa dash

Last years santa dash Sight loss charity Galloway’s is calling on people to help spread some festive cheer and take part in a socially distanced Santa Dash for blind and partially sighted people across […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Full tier-3 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire from 2 December

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall There has been a lot of talk about what tier Preston will be placed in today (November 26) for when lockdown 2 ends. Preston City Council leader, Councillor Matthew Brown […]

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National Lottery bid for £4.5m submitted for Harris Museum redevelopment

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The ambitious plan to rejuvenate Preston’s Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library has reached a major milestone. A join team from Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council have submitted a bid […]

14 hours ago
Gang jailed for running brothel network with a base in Preston

Six people have been jailed for running a brothel which exploited young Romanian women to work as prostitutes. The gang’s business model was to advertise the sexual services of young […]

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Lancashire leaders submit proposals for a split tier county – with Preston to be put in Tier 3

County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire’s leaders have submitted a proposal to the Government to divide the county into two different tiers when the current lockdown ends next week. The news comes following Preston City […]

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