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Covering the North, South, East, West and Centre of the city of Preston we aim to bring you news and information for the area near you in Preston. These areas do not follow the electoral boundaries of Preston City Council, which differ, especially since they were re-drawn.

Second 14-year-old boy arrested in investigation into fire at former Preston nightclub

Flames and smoke were visible from around the city Pic: Thomas Standage A second 14-year-old boy has been arrested as part of an investigation into the fire that destroyed a former Preston nightclub. The fire broke out on Thursday evening (19 May) […]

13 hours ago
Shopping local at Preston Market

Preston Market Market Hall Lisa Brown Photography Last week, Blog Preston ran the first article in a four-part mini-series celebrating the independent businesses trading on Preston Markets as well as speaking to the people who shop there. […]

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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 […]

2 days 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 […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire service will be on scene of Church Street fire ‘until at least Monday’ due to unsafe structure

Smoke billowing out from former nightclub fire Pic: Daniella Areas Mendes-da-Cruz Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has said it expects to be at the scene of the Church Street fire until at least Monday morning. On a video shared to Twitter […]

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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 […]

2 days ago
Fulwood art group’s first exhibition celebrates emergence from lockdown

Paintings at the Garden Walk Artists exhibition Pic: Daniel Burt Last week saw the openingĀ of the Emergence exhibition, organised by Fulwood-based art group the Garden WalkĀ Artists to celebrateĀ the gradual return to normality post-Covid. TheĀ exhibition opened on Tuesday 10 May. Hosted […]

2 days 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 […]

3 days ago
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