Pegram family urge for Boeing 737 Max aircraft to remain grounded after Ethopian Airlines crash

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family British families whose loved ones were killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have urged the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) not to allow the 737 […]

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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week January 16 to 22

In a week where Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is no longer in England’s fastest rising places, we’ve had lots of news to bring you from Preston. Prestonians have been encouraged […]

1 year ago
Latest housing development in Fulwood sees 95 new homes off Lightfoot Lane

95 new properties are to be built in Fulwood following the launch of the Barratt Homes development Romans Green. Located on Lightfoot Lane, a collection of three and four bedroom […]

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‘Phenomenal’ Lancashire Police Dog Sharkie has passed away

Lancashire Police Dog Unit notified the community today (Friday, 22 January) about the passing of much-loved police dog RPD Sharkie. The tweet read: “It is with great sadness we announce […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures show inside St Joseph’s Orphanage with urban explorer Lost Places & Forgotten Faces

St Joseph’s Orphanage opened in Preston in 1872 on the site of a former almshouse. Its construction was funded by a £10,000 donation from a wealthy widow named Maria Holland. […]

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Snow and ice warning in force for Preston and Lancashire this weekend

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put in place for the weekend ahead (Friday 22 January to Saturday 23 January). Snow and ice is set to impact the region. It […]

1 year ago
‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign encourages Preston and South Ribble primary school children to be vigilant around roads

The ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign has partnered with a local primary school to donate reflective badges to raise awareness of road safety throughout the winter months. The Co-op Funeralcare […]

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Preston man jailed for two years after pleading guilty to two robberies in Greater Manchester

A man from Preston has been jailed for more than two years following two burglaries in Bolton and Tameside. Liam Farnworth, born 24 January 1998, of Frenchwood Street, Preston was […]

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