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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.

Christmas grottos coming to St George’s Shopping Centre and Fishergate Shopping Centre

Christmas decorations in St George's Shopping Centre Preston’s shopping centres are preparing to do battle for your Christmas cash. St George’s Shopping Centre has unveiled its Christmas winter wonderland grotto, will host carol singing and is offering […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Christmas Lights switched on an hour late leaving some families forced to leave early

View from the switch on stage. Picture via BigTVLtd on Twitter. The Christmas Lights were turned on at 8.30pm on Saturday in Preston, an hour later than advertised. It left some families with young children forced to leave the entertainment early […]

8 years ago
Fire crews rescue man from bedroom blaze in Ribbleton

Firefighters have rescued a man from a burning house in Ribbleton. The property on Maitland Street caught fire at 4.32pm on Saturday. Fire crews from Preston Fire Station arrived to […]

8 years ago
Video: Watch Preston’s Christmas Lights get turned on

Preston Christmas Lights 2013 The countdown to the festive season has begun in Preston. More than 12,000 people turned out on the Flag Market, crowding down Market Place, Friargate and Fishergate to catch a […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Replay: Preston Christmas Lights Switch On

preston christmas lights Replay our live updates as the button was pressed for the Christmas Lights this year in Preston. Live music and entertainment took place from 5.30pm on the Flag Market. The […]

8 years ago
Lazy Sunday cycling along the Lancaster Canal

A week before the wind shook the leaves from the trees we took our bikes along the Lancaster Canal. We set out from central Preston, hopped onto the canal and […]

8 years ago
Ingol man jailed for rape and sexual assault of teenage girl

Robert Weir A man from Ingol has been jailed for raping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. Robert Weir, 37, of Greenfield Way, Ingol, was sentenced to 12 years in prison following […]

8 years ago
CCTV image of woman released after city centre stiletto attack

A CCTV image released by Lancashire Police showing the woman wanted in connection with the attack Police have released CCTV image of a woman they wish to speak in connection with an assault at a fast-food restaurant in the city. A student was hit in the […]

8 years ago
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