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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.

Control of Preston Bus Station to be handed over to Lancashire County Council

Preston’s grade II listed Bus Station is set to be transferred to be run by Lancashire County Council. The city council have tabled a proposal to gift ownership of the […]

8 years ago
Student loses teeth after gang of men set upon him in Preston city centre assault

A student has lost two front teeth after a brawl with a group of 10 men. The 18-year-old student stepped in when between eight to 10 men started harassing two […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Christmas Craft Fairs and Vintage Markets

In little over a month it’ll be Christmas Day. If the thought of pounding the high street, or computer keyboard, in search of that elusive festive gift fills you with […]

8 years ago
Coca Cola truck visits Preston’s Flag Market

Thousands of people filled Preston’s Flag Market to see the Christmas Coca Cola truck make its debut in the Nations’ latest ‘Kindness Hotspot’. A survey of 2,500 people who live […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Umberto’s fish and chip shop to re-open after fire

Umberto's has been restored following the fire damage An iconic Preston fish and chip takeaway is due to re-open on Monday. Umberto’s was devastated by a fire in August but customers will be back inside from tomorrow. The […]

8 years ago
Firefighters deal with two oven fires in Ingol and Deepdale

Fire crews dealt with two fires in the city during Saturday. They were called to Dunoon Close, Ingol, to put out a fire in a microwave when lunch went wrong. […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Preston Ringway at night

While you sleep, the Ringway is empty at the dead of night Our latest set of pictures in a series by urban explorer scrappyNW shows Preston at the dead of night. The photos taken from the Bus Station roof give an eerie […]

8 years ago
Cenotaph in lights to remember Preston’s fallen soldiers

The Cenotaph lit up in November Artist Andy McKeown brought the Market Place to life on Saturday evening with a breathtaking show of light and image projections onto the Cenotaph with a narrative of the stories […]

8 years ago
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