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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.

People, near and far, using Facebook to exchange their past experiences in Preston

Having a thirst for all things Preston I stumbled upon a Facebook group which has the very unusual title of ‘You know you’re from Preston when….’. Having joined the group, […]

10 years ago
Ribbleton community centre becomes a listed building for the community

The Moor Nook Estate Management Board nominated the community centre A Preston youth and community centre has become only the second community listed building in the city. Moor Nook’s community centre has been nomindated by the local community as being […]

10 years ago
Five teenagers arrested following violent disorder in Ribbleton

Police are appealing for information after officers were assaulted by a gang of youths. Bottles and other objects were thrown at police after a number of wheelie bins were placed […]

10 years ago
Talk at Harris Museum to discuss the importance of objects

A talk is taking place at the Harris Museum on Saturday to discuss the importance of the objects we all keep. Local artist Jeni McConnell will lead the discussion about […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Fireworks at Preston Grasshoppers

Thousands flocked to Bonfire Night firework displays in and around Preston. Preston Grasshoppers annual display remained one of the firm favourites as fireworks lit up the night sky. Steve Hodgson […]

10 years ago
Golden Cross Hotel’s upper floors could become new city centre flats

The Golden Cross dates back to Victorian times A city centre pub is set to offer accommodation once more. Nine flats could be added above The Golden Cross Hotel on Lancaster Road. Owners TTS Real Estates Limited have […]

10 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage to be included in Winckley Square housing plan

The former orphanage buildings are owned by a property developer A new masterplan for how Preston’s city centre could develop includes a focus on St Joseph’s Orphanage. The former orphanage and what was Mount Street Hospital has stood empty for […]

10 years ago
Full line-up confirmed for Preston Christmas Lights Switch-On

This is the 2013 lineup, you can find the Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2014 line up here The line-up for Preston’s Christmas Lights switch-on has been confirmed. From 5.30pm […]

10 years ago
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