Refugee family who made Preston their home give £5,000 to Preston Royal Hospital

A woman who arrived in Preston after fleeing Nairobi in 1968 has made a donation to the Royal Preston Hospital in memory of her late husband. Jamnaben Tailor donated £5,000 […]

13 hours ago
UCLan recognised for its promotion of physics with award

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been recognised for its effort to promote Physics. The university’s Jeremiah Horrocks Institute (JHI) for Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy was awarded the Departmental […]

20 hours ago
Hour by hour weather for Preston as thunderstorms expected

Lightning Strike in Penwortham during last nights (June 16) storm The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning across most of the UK from 10am on Monday 15 August until 11.59pm on Tuesday 16 August. Following the heatwave and […]

21 hours ago
Preston Guild reunion details announced

Some of the fantastic Guilders in 2012 Pic: Tony Worrall An event to mark the halfway point to the next Preston Guild in 2032 will take place on Saturday 3rd September. Guilders are invited to meet at 12noon on the […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures show how Brockholes Brow A59 works are progressing

Work on the A59 at Brockholes Brow to stabilise an embankment after a small landslide occurred in March 2021. One lane has been closed since the landslide, but the road […]

3 days ago
Signature Living Preston behind Shankly Hotel enter administration

The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall The company responsible for Preston’s Shankly Hotel have entered administration. Signature Living Preston and Loyola Hall, alongside event catering business Signature Eden and Signature Living Lifestyles Ltd have all been […]

4 days ago
Preston told to brace for thunderstorms during Monday

The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for Monday 15th August across the country, including Preston. The Met Office has said: “While some places stay dry, thunderstorms are […]

4 days ago
Man found near Harris Museum with serious head injuries

Harris Street Lancashire Constabulary has launched an investigation after a man was left with critical injuries in Preston City Centre. Shortly before 3am on Friday, 12th August, the police were called by […]

4 days ago
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