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Man in his 70s dies in hospital after Clayton-le-Woods A6 crash

A general view of the A6 at Whittle-le-Woods A man was killed in a one-vehicle incident in Chorley yesterday morning (18 May). Police were called at around 10.48am to the A6 Preston Road at Clayton-le-Woods after reports of […]

15 hours ago
Police ask public to avoid scene of crash near school in Ribbleton

Grange Avenue, Preston Police are on the scene dealing with a crash in Ribbleton this evening (18 May). Officers from Lancashire Constabulary are at the scene of the incident on Grange Avenue, off […]

1 day ago
Preston man, 66, snared engaging in sexual conversations with who he believed to be schoolgirls

Ian Hollinghurst, 66, thought he was communicating with two 13-year-old girls A 66-year-old man has been jailed after engaging in online sexual conversations with people he believed were schoolgirls – leading to him pleading guilty to nine offences. Ian Hollinghurst, 66, […]

2 days ago
Body of missing man found in the sea off the coast of Lytham

Richard Parker was last seen in Wrea Green on Monday 4 March Pic: Fylde Police The body of a man who had been missing since March has been found. Richard Parker, from Wrea Green, had been missing since 4 March when police undertook an extensive […]

4 days ago
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Preston Labour reshuffle sees arts and culture cabinet member ‘brutally’ axed

Cllr Peter Kelly speaks at the 'We Saved The Ferret' party last week. A long-serving Labour cabinet member at Preston City Council will be replaced in an announcement tomorrow. Blog Preston understands that Cllr Peter Kelly, who has been serving as cabinet member […]

4 days ago
Man jailed after smashing into Range Rover for high-value theft

Preston Magistrates' Court A man has been jailed after smashing his way into a car to carry out a high-value theft. Almost £4,000 worth of items, including designer clothing, were stolen when a […]

6 days ago
Supercell storm forms over Preston to interrupt sunny weather

What looks like a supercell storm over Preston. Pic: Donna-Marie Monkhouse A storm formed over Preston as forecast to interrupt a weekend of warm, sunny weather. The Met Office had issued a weather warning for the vast majority of the UK […]

7 days ago
Evidence of mouse infestation and extremely poor standards lead to worst rating possible for Preston burger takeaway

Evidence of a mouse infestation was one of the problems identified at Burgr Mouse droppings ‘throughout the whole premises’ was just one of a multitude of reasons why a Preston business was issued with a zero hygiene rating and told to improve – […]

1 week ago
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