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New link road between Penwortham and Walton-le-Dale ‘just weeks away’

A new toucan crossing is all that stands between a new link road opening in South Ribble. The Cross-Borough Link Road which runs between The Cawsey in Penwortham and Carrwood […]

3 hours ago
Message of hope left on Preston’s Flag Market by city artist

Seek to understand as seen from the air Pic: Tim Saunders A Preston artist placed hundreds of sapling trees in Preston’s Flag Market during the early hours of Sunday morning. Under the cover of darkness Tim Saunders crept onto the city’s […]

15 hours ago
Fundraiser set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu who died in Cottam

A fundraiser has been set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu, who died at his home in Cottam last week (Tuesday May 26). Mbulu, 23, was a defender for […]

16 hours ago
Police appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Preston city centre

Kelly Lofthouse Pic: Preston Police Police say they are growing ‘increasingly concerned’ for the welfare of a woman last seen in Preston city centre. Kelly Lofthouse was last seen in the city centre at 10.15am […]

19 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Encounter Festival in Preston delayed for a year

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall A major arts festival for the city has been put back to 2021. Lancashire Encounter festival takes place every other year throughout Preston city centre. Preston City Council say they […]

22 hours ago
Brother of Jon-Jo Highton launches knife crime campaign ‘The J-J Effect’ in his name

The brother of a teenager brutally murdered in a gang attack in Deepdale has launched an anti-knife campaign in his name. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was stabbed to death by six […]

1 day ago
Four Fulwood streets combine to run 66-miles for St Catherine’s Hospice

Some of the families who took part celebrate with a socially distanced photograph Pic: Heather Crabtree/Paddy green Pavements were pounded to raise money for a Preston hospice. Residents from four Fulwood streets combined to run 66.6 miles during Sunday (May 31) and raised donations of more than […]

2 days ago
Harris and Preston Market Hall to be lit purple in solidarity with George Floyd

Preston Market and its canopy will turn purple in a 'stand against racism' Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s Market and Harris Museum are to light up purple as an act of solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Both buildings are being lit from tonight (Monday June […]

2 days ago
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