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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 paedophile jailed for 22 years after decades of sexual offences against children

Paul Boardman A man from Ashton has been found guilty of 43 sexual offences against seven young boys. Paul Boardman, 55, was sentenced to 22 years in jail following rape, attempted rape, […]

8 years ago
Burglar jailed for Blackpool Road break in

Lee Heath James A burglar has been jailed after leaving a footprint at the scene of the crime. Lee Heath Jones, 47, of Hazel Avenue, Darwen, was caught after officers found a “very […]

8 years ago
Preston teenager jailed for his part in Plungington assault

Leon Littlechild A Ribbleton teenager has been jailed for five and a half years for his part in an assault on two men. Leon Littlechild, 18, of Hawthorn Road, was sentenced to […]

8 years ago
A big thumbs up for two Preston based Facebook social groups

Two of the latest phenomenon Facebook social groups to hit the scene are known as ‘You Know You’re from Preston When….’ and ‘Preston, Past and Present’. Each of the two […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Your city centre questions answered: Our experts give an idea of how Preston could develop

As the city council pushes ahead with its plans for Preston city centre, we gave you the chance to ask the experts. We invited readers to ask questions to two […]

8 years ago
Man in hospital after car crash in Ingol

Preston station manager Shaun Walton tweeted a photo of fire engines at the scene A man is in hospital after a car crash in Preston. Fire crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Tanterton Hall Road, Ingol, after a collision involving […]

8 years ago
Cliff Street to be closed for two weeks to tackle flood risk

A view of a drain under Preston Urgent repair work is to be carried out on a Preston road to prevent flooding. Cliff Street, off West Cliff, as you head down towards Avenham Park, has a natural […]

8 years ago
Firefighters called to deal with cooker fire in Deepdale

Fire crews from Preston fire station have been called to Deepdale on Friday evening. Fire fighters attended St Stephens Road at 8.28pm to deal with a fire involving a cooker […]

8 years ago
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