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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.

Chinese New Year celebrated at Guild Hall

On Friday, the start of Chinese New Year was celebrated with a spectacular performance at Preston’s Guild Hall. The internationally renowned Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe entertained local school children […]

8 years ago
Preston based Booths supermarket reports bumper festive figures

Preston based upmarket foodstore Booths celebrates its busiest Christmas period in its 167-year history. While the food business as a whole suffered a fall in fortunes, with soon to be […]

8 years ago
Fire crews called to Ribbleton retirement home

A crew from Preston Fire Station were called to a fire at a retirement home on Friday night. Firefighters received the call at 6.53pm about a fire in a kitchen […]

8 years ago
What is the Peel Monument on Winckley Square all about?

Anyone who has visited Winckley Square in Preston will have probably seen the Peel Statue on the east side of the square facing Cross Street and may well have wondered why […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Final set of sewer works begin on Preston roads

Local residents have been left frustrated as a Preston junction gets dug up once again. Water company United Utilities has pleaded for one final bit of patience from Ashton and […]

8 years ago
CCTV pictures released following burglary in Ashton

CCTV images released by police of the man they wish to speak to Police in Preston have released CCTV images of a man following a burglary in Ashton. Between 9.50am and 10am on Monday a man gained access to a house on Roebuck […]

8 years ago
Pictures: Chinese New Year parade in Preston Markets

The dragon makes its way through the covered market Preston’s Markets were treated to a celebration of Chinese sound and colour on Friday morning. Three parades took in the Indoor and Outdoor markets and the damp weather didn’t stop […]

8 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway announces line up for annual steam gala

Steam engine running on the Ribble Steam Railway Four steam engines will be chugging along the Ribble Steam Railway at its annual steam gala. The event takes place on the Docklands railway on Saturday 15 February and Sunday […]

8 years ago
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