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19-year-old Preston man dies after being rescued from the sea at St Anne’s

St Anne's pier Pic: Tony Worrall A 19-year-old Preston man has died after being rescued from the sea close to the pier at St Anne’s. Emergency services were called at around 7.20pm on Friday (23 July) […]

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Preston council says new development ‘won’t overwhelm infrastructure’, despite residents’ concerns after homes flooded with sewage

Knee-high water in one cottage cellar Preston City Council says a new city centre development won’t “overwhelm local sewage infrastructure”, despite further recent flooding at nearby properties. The Council made the statement after residents in Garden […]

3 days ago
Hundreds of early Eid ul Adha meals delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19

Just under 240 meals were delivered Pic: Preston's Promise A special Eid ul Adha meal has been delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19 by community group Preston Promise. The classic dish of Lamb Biryani, which originates from the kitchens […]

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Two Fishwick men charged with firearm offences after organised crime bust

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Two Fishwick men have been charged with firearm offences as part of Lancashire Police’s efforts to disrupt organised crime. At 4pm on Wednesday 14 July officers stopped a vehicle in […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Potential weapons’ seized from children in South Ribble

Numerous potential weapons were seized Pic: South Ribble Police Numerous tools and potential weapons have been seized on the streets of South Ribble, including from children. Officers from South Ribble Police had been conducting Stop Searches in certain hotspots. […]

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Crash at London Way roundabout causes road closure

London Way crash Pic: South Ribble Police A crash at the London Way junction with Brownedge Road caused part of the road to be closed today (Thursday 15 July). Motorists were advised to avoid the area after […]

1 week ago
Heavy rain causes flooding across Preston and South Ribble

Ronaldsway flooding Pic: Ryan Gillett Heavy rainfall on Monday (12 July) has caused flooding across Preston. After it rained solidly during the afternoon, locals took to social media to share their images. Floodwater gathered in […]

2 weeks ago
Young Fulwood organist plays Three Lions at Sunday service ahead of Euros final

Harry the organist playing Three Lions Pic: @stgeorgethemartyrpreston A young organist from Fulwood switched it up at a church service today by playing England football anthem Three Lions (Football’s Coming Home). 20-year-old Harry, who is studying theology, played […]

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