Police ‘extremely concerned’ for missing Ashton-on-Ribble teenager

Aaron Hickey Update: Aaron has returned home and is safe and well Preston Police are appealing for help to find a teenager missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Aaron Hickey, 16, was last seen at […]

6 days ago
Why a 3m tall polar bear was spotted in Fulwood today

Clarion and Bamber Hawes Pic: Peter Towers A giant polar bear has been spotted heading north up the A6 in Fulwood today (Sunday 17 October). Photos shared with Blog Preston show the three-metre tall bamboo and paper […]

7 days ago
Police rescue ‘lost and confused’ swan in Ingol

Police officers rescued the swan from Tag Lane Police have returned a swan to its family on the Lancaster Canal. Officers responded to reports of the swan being ‘lost, confused and endangering road users’ in Tag Lane in […]

1 week ago
The important role this Ashton girl plays with her foster siblings

Pete, Lisa, Courtney and JJ Price October is the Fostering Network’s national Sons and Daughters month. The campaign celebrates the important role that birth children play in welcoming fostered children into their families.  18-year-old Courtney Price […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings dies aged 86

Trevor Hemmings with the play-off final trophy after PNE returned to the Championship in 2015 Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings has sadly died at the age of 86. PNE confirmed the news in a statement late on Monday (11 October). A director at North […]

2 weeks ago
Crews tackle commercial property fire in Ribbleton

Fire engines in Blackpool Road Pic: Paul Iddon Firefighters tackled a blaze at a commercial property in Ribbleton on Friday (8 October). Two crews from Preston and Fulwood attended the fire in Blackpool Road at around 4pm. A […]

2 weeks ago
‘I made it!’ Lea cancer fighter’s joy at three year remission milestone

Roisin Pelan A Lea woman with metastatic breast cancer is celebrating her three year remission milestone. Roisín Pelan said the moment ‘wasn’t even something I could have dreamed of’ when she received […]

2 weeks ago
Deepdale cannabis grow found after tip off from public

Plugs at Castleton Road cannabis grow Police have found a cannabis grow in Deepdale thanks to information from members of the public. The grow was discovered at a property in Castleton Road by Preston Neighbourhood Team […]

2 weeks ago
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