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Council issues statement following ‘devastating’ fires in Preston city centre

Smoke rising from behind Hopwood's Tap House Pic: @studs_up / Twitter Preston City Council has released a statement following the recent fires in the city centre. Several council services are affected in the aftermath of the most recent fire, which has […]

13 hours ago
14-year-old boy arrested in connection with fire that destroyed former Preston city centre nightclub

Demolition crew moving in after fire at former nightclub Pic: Shane King A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the blaze that destroyed a former Preston nightclub. On Thursday evening (19 May) a fire broke out in […]

14 hours ago
New Preston publicans unable to launch carvery due to fire decide to feed emergency workers for free

Nicola Suggate, Jim O'Connor and Niamh Clarke A Preston city centre pub is feeding emergency workers dealing with the fire at the former nightclub in Church Street. Nicola Suggate and Niamh Clarke, both from Ribbleton, took over […]

16 hours ago
People asked to avoid Preston city centre as firefighting continues at former nightclub

A drone image shows the fire raging in the bottom floor of the former nightclub Pic: @lfrsdrone / Twitter Firefighting is continuing at a huge building fire in Church Street in Preston city centre. The building – a former nightclub which has housed the likes of Evoque, Lava and […]

22 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Family pay tribute to woman found dead at house in Fulwood

Sarah Ashcroft, also known as Sarah Graham The family of a woman found dead at an address in Fulwood have paid tribute to her. Sarah Ashcroft, also known as Sarah Graham, was found at her home in […]

3 days ago
Murder investigation after woman found dead in Fulwood house

The incident took place in Sharoe Green Lane Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a woman was found dead at an address in Fulwood. Officers were called to Sharoe Green Lane at shortly before 2pm on Sunday (15 […]

3 days ago
Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

4 days ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

5 days ago
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