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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.

Ribbleton community centre refused special listed status

Farringdon Park Community Centre A community centre in one of the most deprived areas of the city has not been listed as a community asset. Preston City Council have decided not to list the […]

8 years ago
Grimsargh house damaged by kitchen fire

Fire crews have dealt with a house fire in Grimsargh. Crews were called to Waingate Court on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters found the house heavily filled with smoke following a fire […]

8 years ago
Facebook campaign to try and reunite lost Preston dog with its owner

Kevin posted this photo of the dog in his car A piebald American bulldog has been found in Preston. Kevin Wroe found the dog on Fishergate Hill on the morning of Wednesday 11 December. He’s taken to Facebook, posting the […]

8 years ago
Notable people of Preston: Sydney Knowles BEM, a Preston born hero

Part one: Sydney’s early life in Preston Sydney Knowles was one of a handful of men to occupy a unique place in naval history for his daring deeds, during and […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire put out at outdoor area in Ribbleton

Fire crews were called to a fire in Ribbleton on Saturday evening. One hosereel jet was used to put out the fire involving rubbish in an outdoor area on Fairfax […]

8 years ago
Review: The Harris Open Exhibition 2013

Preston’s art lovers were out in force last night for the launch of The Harris Museum’s annual showcase of local artistic talent. Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Veronica Afrin, was on hand […]

8 years ago
Five people injured after car ends up on its roof in Haighton

Police in Preston are appealing for witnesses after a car ended up in a ditch. Five people were injured when a Renault Clio turned onto its roof in Haighton. A […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Lancashire Archives, a wonderful resource of historic research

Inside the Archives on Bow Lane Have you ever wondered about an historic building or the old docks in Preston or even one of Preston’s great characters from the past? Then look no further than the […]

8 years ago
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