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Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace rules out bid to replace Prime Minister

Official portrait of Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP Pic: Richard Townshend Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace has confirmed he won’t run for the Conservative Party leadership. The Defence Secretary had been one of the bookmakers’ favourites to succeed Boris […]

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Avenham tower blocks to be demolished and replaced with new homes

Tower blocks in Queen Street Three tower blocks in Queen Street in Avenham are set to be demolished and replaced with new homes. The future of the blocks, built in the 1960s, was recently assessed […]

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Blackpool Road in Fulwood reopens following crash

Blackpool Road closed after crash Pic: @twiteringgoose / Twitter Part of Blackpool Road in Fulwood was closed by Preston Police this evening following a crash. The closure was in place between Brook Street and Garstang Road. An eyewitness described […]

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Two teenage girls arrested on suspicion of murder after death of man in Ribbleton

Raikes Road Pic: Google Detectives investigating the death of a man in Ribbleton have overnight arrested two girls from Preston, aged 15 and 16, on suspicion of murder. Six people are now in custody following […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Firefighters battle early hours vehicle fire in Deepdale

Holmrook Road Pic: Google Firefighters have battled a vehicle fire in Deepdale. The blaze happened in Holmrook Road at around 3am today (Saturday 9 July). Read more: Preston firefighters rescue ducklings trapped in Blackpool […]

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Preston firefighters rescue ducklings trapped in Blackpool Road storm drain

Ducklings Pic: Toshihiro Gamo Firefighters have rescued four ducklings from a storm drain in Blackpool Road. The incident happened at around midday on Friday (8 July). Two fire engines from Preston and Penwortham attended […]

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Four arrests after man stabbed to death in Ribbleton

Raikes Road Pic: Google A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man in Ribbleton today (Friday 8 July). Two boys aged 16 and an 18-year-old woman, all from Preston, as well […]

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Deepdale interfaith gathering to discuss what’s been learned 17 years on from 7/7 terrorist attacks

Representatives of all faiths joined the meal at the Preston Quaker house A special edition of a monthly interfaith gathering is taking place in Deepdale to discuss life after the 7/7 terror attacks in 2005. The regular Light Foundation event happens monthly […]

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