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Heritage Open Days return to Preston with gin bar and primary school classroom to explore

Plau bar is giving tours and showing its heritage, just one of the venues taking part Pic: Tony Worrall A fascinating weekend to be able to explore everything from observatories to the secrets of Winckley Square is being held in the city. Heritage Open Days is back for another […]

2 months ago
Preston weather warning: Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes set to see downpours

A previous downpour in Preston Preston is set to be drenched during Monday evening. The Met Office has issued a new alert for heavy rain across the city and the surrounding area. A yellow weather […]

2 months ago
New hotel for Friargate is given the green light

The Caxton Hotel would be situated in Marsh Lane, just off Friargate A new nine-storey hotel for Friargate has been given the go-ahead. Derelict buildings between Corporation Street and Friargate are to be demolished to make way for The Caxton Hotel. The […]

2 months ago
Parked car left smashed as driver lost control on busy Fulwood road

The damage can be seen to both vehicles Pic: LancsRoadPolice A BMW driver lost control in a crash on a busy Fulwood road. Preston Police closed off part of Black Bull Lane during Sunday (11 August) afternoon. Shortly after 4pm […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Miley Tunnel to be explored in Preston InstaMeet

The tunnel runs under a good swathe of Preston before heading off towards Longridge The next Preston InstaMeet is preparing to go underground. And it might be some spooky goings on. We will be exploring the Miley Tunnel. Running underneath the Adelphi roundabout and […]

2 months ago
Pictures from classic cars in Miller Park

Gusty winds and driving rain didn’t put off classic car enthusiasts. Miller Park saw dozens of vintage vehicles park up. With classic cars from through the years they were all […]

2 months ago
Smyths Toys staff were threatened with violence during Queen Street retail park incident

Police want to speak to this man Staff at a Preston toy store were threatened during a Sunday shop. Preston Police have released the picture of a man they wish to speak to. A public order incident […]

2 months ago
Longridge Road waste energy plant moves to next stage

A ground level view of the plans for Longridge Road Proposals for a £200million incinerator on the outskirts of Preston have moved to the next stage. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted not to object to the scheme from Miller […]

2 months ago
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