Police ‘really worried’ about missing man last seen in Preston

Ian Thompson Police are appealing for help to find a missing man last seen near Preston. Officers had last week asked for the public’s help in finding Ian Thompson from Blackburn. They […]

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James Bay set to play Preston’s Blitz

James Bay at Gibraltar Music Festival 2015 Pic: InfoGibraltar Singer-songwriter and guitarist James Bay is set to play a gig at Blitz in Preston city centre. The artist – known for hits including Platinum single Hold Back The River […]

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Penwortham pupil to star in Freddie Flintoff’s new TV show

Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Umar Mahmood Pic: ©Andy Ford Penwortham Priory Academy Year 11 pupil Umar Mahmood is set to be a hit on television screens this week as he shows off his cricketing prowess.  Umar is taking part […]

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UCLan twins with Ukrainian university

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square The University of Central Lancashire has pledged its support to help the people of Ukraine by twinning with a Ukrainian university. UCLan has agreed to be one of the UK […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Large machete style knife found on man detained by Preston city centre door staff

The machete style knife found on the man Pic: Preston Police A man has been arrested after he was found to be in possession of a large machete style knife in Preston city centre. Officers from Preston Taskforce responded to reports […]

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Large haul of dried cannabis found at Preston address

Dried cannabis Pic: Preston Police Police have discovered a large amount of dried cannabis at a Preston address. Officers uncovered the haul following intelligence about cannabis farms in the city. A spokesperson for Preston Police […]

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Census shows Preston population grew 5 per cent in a decade

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The population of Preston has risen to 147,900, the first results from the 2021 census have shown. It grew by 5 per cent since the previous census in 2011. Nearby […]

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Preston car dealership employees raise thousands for cancer charity in memory of dearly-missed colleague

Bowker Motor Group colleagues at Whernside More than 20 car dealership employees have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in memory of a much-loved colleague. Staff at Bowker Motor Group, which has a dealership near Preston […]

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