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Super cars turn out to celebrate Preston teenager’s birthday

Brian in one of the sports cars that attended the parade for his 17th birthday. Pic: Anita Patel Facebook People from as far as Blackpool and Bury drove their sports cars to celebrate Brian Patel’s birthday on Monday 19 October. The 17-year-old, who has quadriplegia cerebral palsy, and is […]

4 years ago
Police alert for Longton after cars and properties targeted by burglars

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble police have posted on Facebook warning people of a rise in burglaries and vehicle crimes in Longton. The police have received multiple reports in the last few days. […]

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New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Studentsā€™ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

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Preston man making hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

John Rose and his mum. Pic: John Rose John Rose is selling his hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John’s mother was cared for by Rosemere and John wants to say thank you by donating […]

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Where Preston’s new coronavirus testing centre now is

The coronavirus testing centre close to UCLan's Preston campus Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus testing centre now has a ‘permanent’ home on the edge of the city’s university campus. The government now operates the testing facility just off Vernon Street, off Moor […]

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Teenage boy suffers life-changing injuries in unprovoked attack in Leyland

Wigan Road Pic: Google Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a teenage boy suffered life-changing injuries in an unprovoked attack at a newsagents in Leyland. […]

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Hot Potato Tram returns to Preston Flag Market in tribute to Keith Roberts

The Hot Potato Tram. Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato Tram returned back to the Flag Market today (Tuesday 13 October) in tribute to Keith Roberts. The tram was reunited with Keith at 11am as the funeral […]

4 years ago
Penwortham’s Black Bull Inn set to close ‘for several months’

The Black Bull in Penwortham Landlords of the The Black Bull Inn, Penwortham say they may closing until February 2021 or until there is a coronavirus vaccine. The pub’s management team posted on Facebook they […]

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