Flooding of roads and homes possible in Met Office weather warning for Preston

Rainy Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Some homes, businesses and roads are likely to be hit by flooding in the next 24 hours, according to a new warning from the Met Office. Preston is included in […]

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Preston man will spend Christmas with his family thanks to ambulance crew

(L-R) Colette Weepman, Matt Dunn (Consultant Paramedic Lancashire), Rachel Barton, Paul Hubberstey, Joan Hubberstey, Louise Woolcomve, Diane Stott-Duggan A man from Preston will spend Christmas at home with his family thanks to ambulance crews who came to his aid earlier this year. Paul Hubberstey collapsed at his Preston […]

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Picture of ‘distinctive’ watch released after man’s body found at Rivington

The watch uncovered by police when the man's body was found Pic: Chorley Police Police are appealing to identify the body of a man found in a field at Rivington. Chorley Police were called to the field in Dean Brook near to Horrobin Lane […]

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United Utilities says Fishergate Hill will reopen today after wet weather sinks original plan

Traffic around Fishergate Hill Fishergate Hill should finally reopen today (Friday 8 December) at 4pm. The road has been shut since Tuesday 21 November, when a United Utilities pipe burst at the junction with […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston set for stormy weekend as wind warning issued

Wind blows through plants in the foreground with the Preston Marina lighthouse and a stormy sky in the background Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and its surrounding areas are set for a stormy weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for strong winds throughout Saturday (9 December), starting from 9am. What […]

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Police appeal to find woman missing from Leyland

Jessica Kemp Police are appealing for help to find a woman who is missing from Leyland. Jessica Kemp was last seen in Springfield Road at 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday 7 December). Officers say […]

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Police appeal to find missing man last seen a week ago in Fulwood

Karl Harford Pic: Preston Police Update: Karl has been found safe and well. Police are appealing to trace a man last seen in Fulwood. Karl Harford, 40, was last spotted in Sharoe Green Lane on […]

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Pensioners in hospital after being struck by a car in Whittle-le-Woods

Shaw Hill Drive in Whittle-le-Woods Pic: Google Two pensioners are in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Whittle-le-Woods. The crash took place at 4.38pm on Wednesday (6 December) at the junction of […]

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