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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.

Resurfacing works overnight on A6 north of Broughton roundabout

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Resurfacing of the A6 is expected to slow traffic on the road overnight. Lancashire County Council have announced major resurfacing work on the stretch of the road north of the […]

8 years ago
Two cars damaged after fire at Skeffington Road garage

Fire crews in Preston have been fighting a blaze involving three cars at a Ribbleton garage. At 4.27pm on Thursday two crews from Preston Fire Station were called to a […]

8 years ago
Preston Carnival meeting to discuss ruby anniversary

The colour and sounds of Preston's Carnival are important for the city according to the council report A public meeting is to be held on Saturday to plan the 40th Preston Carnival. The Caribbean Carnival takes place on Sunday 25 May. It is celebrating its ruby anniversary […]

8 years ago
Preston schools to join UCLan choir for concert

Music undergraduates in the UCLan chamber choir Two Preston schools are joining forces with a Preston university’s chamber choir. Pupils from Queen’s Drive Primary School in Fulwood and All Hallows Catholic High School in Penwortham are to […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Consultation on Winckley Square restoration plan formally opens

Winckley Square is a haven for office workers during the summer lunchtimes Consultation on a heritage plan for Winckley Square ahead of a £1 million lottery bid has begun. The city council officially opened its consultation today on the Winckley Square conservation […]

8 years ago
Ex-Preston North End player returns to Deepdale for BBC

Former Preston North End player Kevin Kilbane returned to Deepdale with the BBC recently. Now a professional sports writer he makes regular appearances as a studio pundit on the BBC […]

8 years ago
Dan Haywood brings his New Hawks to the Continental

Dan Haywood If a bit of folk is your thing then Dan Haywood plays The Continental on Valentine’s night. Haywood brings his New Hawks to Preston for a mix of cosmic country […]

8 years ago
Preston storm drain scheme up for engineering award

A view of a drain under Preston A project to build a 3.5km storm tunnel is up for an engineering award. United Utilities have been digging up the area around Strand Road and Watery Lane for two […]

8 years ago
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