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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 City Centre Plan: Business group says private business will be key to high street regeneration

Lancashire’s business chiefs have said the masterplan for improving Preston’s city centre will succeed or fail depending on the private sector. The city council is consulting on its preferred options […]

8 years ago
Cyclist in hospital after collision with car on university campus

A cyclist is in hospital tonight after an accident on Preston’s university campus. Preston Police confirmed an incident took place on Adelphi Street between a cyclist and a motorist on […]

8 years ago
Preston motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

8 years ago
Mother and teenage son left terrified after three armed men attempt to raid Ribbleton house

Witnesses are being sought after three armed men tried to break into a Ribbleton house. Lancashire Police say the incident took place on Chester Road just after 11pm on Tuesday. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New homes plan for Grimsargh set to be rejected by councillors

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light A plan for outline planning permission for 70 new homes to the South of Grimsargh, near Preston, are set to be rejected. Councillors have been advised to reject the plans, […]

8 years ago
Preston gamers get to grips with the new PlayStation 4

Over 50 gamers descended upon Deepdale Retail Park last night, all keen to test drive the new PlayStation 4 console ahead of its release in November. Videogame retail giant GAME […]

8 years ago
The Only Way is Essex stars bringing boutique fashion to Fishergate Shopping Centre

Sam and Billie from TOWIE will be in Preston Two stars from The Only Way is Essex are bringing their pop up boutique to Preston in December. Sam and Billie Faiers host the Minnies Boutique at the Fishergate Shopping […]

8 years ago
Plan to create more than 350 new homes in Woodplumpton earmarked for approval

Green fields along Sandy Lane could disappear under hundreds of new homes A proposal to build 350 new homes in Woodplumpton has drawn criticism from local residents and the local MP. Ben Wallace, MP for Preston North & Wyre, has written a […]

8 years ago
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