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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.

Family-friendly UCLan festival to explore world culture

Festival of Humanities and World Culture coming to UCLan A free family-friendly festival is taking place at the University of Central Lancashire next month. The Festival of Humanities and World Cultures is returning for the second time to bring […]

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Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

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Council bosses promise to clamp down on Friargate anti-social parking problems

Four cars illegally parked by barriers on Friargate County Council bosses have promised to step up enforcement action after parking issues on the revamped Friargate. The northern stretch of road is open after long-running works which were designed […]

10 hours ago
Owner of closed Preston cocktail bar hopes nightlife can survive intense pressures

Lonely People, in Preston, closed in 2024 The owner of a cocktail bar that closed at the start of 2024 has expressed her concern that Preston’s nightlife will continue to struggle.  Lonely People, a cocktail bar on […]

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Preston Caribbean Carnival 2024 parade route confirmed

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin The route for the city’s Caribbean Carnival has been confirmed. Marking 50 years of the carnival the route for the city’s flagship procession will include Friargate again. Setting off from […]

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Crash between ‘trials bike’ and Vauxhall Zafira leaves 19-year-old in hospital

Alder Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A 19-year-old man remains in hospital with injuries after a crash between a ‘trials-type bike’ and a car. Preston Police say they were called to Alder Road in Ribbleton during […]

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Padel courts planned for Broughton tennis club

Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton and is played by over 18 million people worldwide Broughton and District Tennis Club has lodged plans with Preston City Council for a new padel court. Padel is a hugely popular game around the world and is played on […]

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Crash near school in Ribbleton led to no injuries

Grange Avenue, Preston An incident at the weekend that saw police ask the public to avoid the area led to no injuries. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to Grange Avenue in Ribbleton […]

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