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UCLan childbirth research team receives £60k grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Uclan meadia factory. Pic: Tony Worrall Research academics at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating after receiving a prestigious grant worth almost £60,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. UCLan’s Research in Childbirth […]

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Victorian Society slams ‘damaging’ plans to change the Harris

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter the Harris, which it says is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in […]

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Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and Lancashire for Thursday evening

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put over Preston and South Ribble for tomorrow. The Met Office has issued the warning for icy conditions on Thursday (7 January) from 5pm […]

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Appeal for information on Plungington burglary during early hours of New Year’s Day

Anyone with information about a burglary which saw thousands of pounds worth of valuables stolen is being asked for come forward. The burglary, which took place on Eldon Street, Plungington […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Mayor of Preston’s civic tribute to Ron Atkins

Ron Atkins out enjoying a coffee The Mayor of Preston has paid tribute to Ron Atkins. Mr Atkins was the longest living former MP, and passed away last month at 104 years old. He represented Preston […]

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What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire during lockdown 3

Looking up Friargate towards the Harris on Christmas Eve in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall With the country now in lockdown 3, people might be confused about what can and can’t open in Preston and South Ribble. The national lockdown rules are fairly similar to […]

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Full list of rules in force for lockdown 3

A very quiet Preston city centre during the second national lockdown in November 2020 Pic: Tony Worrall It was announced last night that the whole country is back under a strict national lockdown. Boris Johnson addressed the nation with the latest tactic in tackling covid-19. We have […]

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Grants come in to keep Preston cancer clinic open

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A clinic set up to help local former cancer patients suffering with life impacting treatment side effects has received further grants to keep it going during the coronavirus pandemic. A […]

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