Further winter-proofing work is continuing at Preston’s Market Hall. The new porch was put in at the start of December last year and is now getting its roof. Traders and […]2 years ago Brockholes Brow killer launches appeal against sentence
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, […]2 years ago This is exactly what happened in the Brockholes Brow crash
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 […]2 years 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 […]4 years ago Advertisement Advertisement All day and all of the night: Fulwood garage applies for 24-7 booze licence
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 […]4 years ago What can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?
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 […]4 years ago Broughton Bypass: Work officially begins on new road
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 […]5 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 […]5 years ago Most Discussed