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Brockholes Brow killer launches appeal against sentence

Mohmed Salman Patel arrives at Preston Crown Court Pic: SWNS A dangerous driver who killed two women on Brockholes Brow, moments after sending a text message to his girlfriend has lodged an appeal against his conviction. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, […]

1 month ago
This is exactly what happened in the Brockholes Brow crash

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher Documents released at the sentencing of Mohmed Salman Patel outline the use of a mobile phone in connection with the crash. The Crown Prosecution Service argued Patel, 26, was using […]

3 months ago
Crafty Vintage plans trio of Christmas Craft Fairs

Following the string of roaring successes for Crafty Vintage fairs this year, organisers are planning a trio of Christmas markets to be held on the floating village at Brockholes Nature […]

2 years ago
All day and all of the night: Fulwood garage applies for 24-7 booze licence

The Co-Op store in Fulwood has begun trading again for an interim period Twenty-four hour opening seven days a week could return to a shop at a petrol station in Fulwood. The Co-Op store in Garstang Road is still trading, despite being due […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?

Jade with step dad Martyn In the early hours of May 6th an 18-year-old was elected to Preston Council. It was reported by many news outlets including the national BBC news website. Alongside the congratulations […]

3 years ago
Broughton Bypass: Work officially begins on new road

Edwin Booth gets the first spade as Broughton Bypass work begins Work on a congestion-busting road mooted for more than 25 years has begun. The Broughton Bypass, to the north of the city, has seen spades put in the ground during […]

3 years ago
Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

3 years ago
Macs bar licensing hearing: Blow by blow account of day two

Macs bar remains closed Mac’s bar’s future remains on a knife edge this weekend as councillors consider what sanctions, if any, to impose. A second day of evidence was heard in the Town Hall […]

3 years ago
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