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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.

Preston poet teams up with national housebuilder to celebrate the north

Preston poet Sarah Chadwick has teamed up with a housebuilder to highlight the north of England through verse. Barratt Homes commissioned Sarah to write a poem titled Up North. It […]

6 hours ago
Bonfire Night 2021: Firework displays in and around Preston and South Ribble

The fireworks on the Saturday evening of the Riversway Festival are always a highlight, lighting up the Docks Bonfire Night is just around the corner, and with it comes a fantastic host of fireworks displays. Here are the displays occurring in Preston, South Ribble, and nearby this year. […]

10 hours ago
Fulwood school to receive new sports facilities as flood defence work gets underway

Archbishop Temple School in St Vincent's Road, Fulwood Work has begun on new sports facilities at Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood. The Environment Agency will create three new football pitches and an artificial cricket wicket under the £54 […]

11 hours ago
The Harris library opens temporary home in the Guild Hall

The Harris library has opened a temporary site in the Guild Hall while renovation works begin on the museum building. The library has moved across the road from the Grade […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood, Leyland and Penwortham pupils amongst judges at Lancashire book awards

Pupils from Fulwood, Leyland and Penwortham have judged the 2021 Lancashire Book of the Year Awards. The participating schools were Our Lady’s RC High School in Fulwood, Leyland St. Mary’s […]

1 day ago
Police appeal for missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston

Police are appealing for information to find a missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston. Rhianna Shove, 14, was last seen at 7pm on 16 Oct on Blackpool Rd, […]

1 day ago
UCLan cites ‘Covid-19 health and safety restrictions’ after switching off all water fountains

UCLan has switched off all on-site water fountains to follow Covid-19 health and safety restrictions. A member of the public contacted Blog Preston this week to report that the University […]

1 day ago
The Italian Orchard in Broughton set to expand again

The refurbished bar area at The Italian Orchard A planning application has been submitted for an expansion at The Italian Orchard in Broughton. The application is for a two-storey rear extension that would be built over the area […]

1 day ago
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