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Travellers park up at former Perry’s site on Blackpool Road

Travellers have been spotted parking up at a former car showroom site on Blackpool Road in Ribbleton. The site used to be the Perry’s showroom before it was demolished and […]

19 mins ago
Police continue investigation into Church Street assault after witness appeal

The Old Dog Inn in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston Police are continuing with their investigation into a Preston city centre assault following an appeal to trace witnesses. The incident occurred on Thursday 20 December when a 29-year-old man was […]

2 hours ago
Fishwick pupil wins competition to name new £3m nursing home

A new specialist nursing home will be known as Ribble View after a naming competition with Fishwick Primary School pupils. Specialist nursing care provider Exemplar Health Care worked with the […]

3 hours ago
Man charged with Goosnargh cash machine theft

The Londis shop was targeted in Whittingham Lane Pic: Google A Preston man has been charged in connection with the attempted theft of a cash machine in a village on the edge of the city. Preston Police were called to […]

4 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Touch of Spice set to close

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads A popular Broughton restaurant is set to close its doors after a turbulent year has left clouds hanging over the future of the site. Touch of Spice will serve it’s […]

8 hours ago
Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

17 hours ago
Lazy Cat Cafe’s charity box is taken as owner releases CCTV

One of the women places a black shawl over the charity box Pic: Lazy Cat Cafe One of Preston city centre’s most popular cafes has been targeted by thieves. CCTV footage released by the Lazy Cat Cafe shows a charity box being taken. The box – […]

18 hours ago
Fulwood cash machine raid sees three men wanted

Aftermath of the cash point raid in Fulwood Pic: Jack Cannings Three men are being hunted after a cash machine raid in Fulwood. Preston Police were called at 11.40pm on Wednesday 16 January. Residents nearby reported hearing a loud explosion shortly […]

1 day ago
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