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Emergency services attend crash at Blackpool Road and Plungington Road junction

A crash had shut a major route through Preston. The accident which has caused stand still traffic occurred outside the Suzuki garage on Plungington Road at the traffic light junction […]

8 months ago
Many areas of Preston and South Ribble now have 50% of people vaccinated

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall In the Prime Ministers race against the spread of Covid-19 latest figures show almost 29 million people in the UK have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. […]

8 months ago
Well-known bakery at Lane Ends closes temporarily

‘Legendary’ Dean’s Bakery in Lane Ends, Ashton-on-Ribble, has closed temporarily due to illness. Dean’s bakery regularly has queues stretching out the door with customers looking to buy their famous pies. […]

8 months ago
Bamber Bridge man charged with attempted murder after Chorley stabbing

Malik Hussain of Bamber Bridge appeared in front of Preston Magistrates court on Thursday 25 March and charged with attempted murder. Read more: Man taken to hospital with ‘significant stab […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walton-le-Dale woman sets up successful bespoke furniture business in the midst of lockdown

One of Janette's creations. Pic: Petunia's Attic Janette Bashall founded Petunia’s Attic last summer in the midst of the national lockdown. Her business involves turning second-hand furniture found in charity shops or due to be thrown out […]

9 months ago
14-year-old boy taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital after being hit by van in Fulwood

Emergency services at Black Bull Lane A 14-year-old boy has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for treatment after being hit by a van in Fulwood. The incident happened today (Wednesday 17 March) at around […]

9 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

9 months ago
Police dog Shadow tracks car thief in Cottam

Lancashire Police Dog Unit have spoken out in gratitude for one of their new recruits on social media. Shadow the dog was able to assist Preston police late last night […]

9 months ago
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