Preston Locations

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.

Bridge painting closes Marsh Lane

A reminder to motorists travelling into Preston. Marsh Lane has been closed to allow bridge painting works. They are now well underway with scaffolding erected under the bridge blocking the […]

8 years ago
Fishergate roadworks resume and move onto Corporation Street

Workman on Fishergate Roadworks in Preston city centre are to continue down Fishergate. The work, part of a ¬£3.4 million scheme to make the city centre better for pedestrians, has seen major disruption […]

8 years ago
Spectacular Freestyle Stunt event at Moor Park

Circus Vegas hits Moor Park in Preston from Wednesday 22 January to Sunday 26 January. Billed as the first very UK bigtop freestyle motocross display the five night stunt extravaganza […]

8 years ago
Armed police detain man with rifle by River Ribble

Armed response officers were called out in Preston this afternoon. Officers from Lancashire Police attended an area of the River Ribble following reports of a man with a rifle. Helicopter […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton townhouses on the canal get planning approval

Shelley Road homes which back onto the Lancaster Canal A proposal to build 12 new town houses on land near the Ashton canal basin has been approved. Councillors voted on Monday to give outline planning permission to Kirkham-based Baxter […]

8 years ago
Reward offered to track down man accused of robbing same Ribbleton bookmakers twice

CCTV image released by police from one of the incidents A ¬£10,000 reward is being offered after a Preston bookmakers was robbed twice in 48 hours. The William Hill bookies on Ribbleton Lane was targeted by what police believe to […]

8 years ago
New Website for Preston Community Group

Over the past couple of¬†months I have been helping¬†Deepdale and St Georges¬†Community organisation¬†CRaB (which stands for¬†communities, residents and¬†businesses) to set up a new¬†website. The idea behind this new site¬†is to […]

8 years ago
Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from […]

8 years ago
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