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M61 reopens between Junction 9 and Junction 8 after concern for safety

Traffic being diverted off the M61 at Junction 9 southbound Pic: Highways England The M61 was been shut in both directions heading to and from Preston. Lancashire Police and Highways England shut the motorway due to a concern for safety. The police incident […]

1 day ago
Crowdfunding appeal launches for water and supplies for firefighters tackling Longridge and Darwen fires

Cases of bottled water which were taken up to firefighters Pic: Phil Manning One kind-hearted Leyland man has been helping firefighters tackle their thirst and hunger while tackling moorland and woodland fires. Phil Manning has set up a fundraiser to ensure fire crews […]

2 days ago
Small firms in Preston could receive urgent funding to survive the coronavirus pandemic

Lockdown restrictions have left many small firms unable to trade or facing very low footfall due to lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Small businesses in Preston may be able to claim additional government support. A new scheme from the government has seen Preston City Council given the ability to pay out up […]

2 days ago
Aerial footage shows Longridge Fell fire as firefighters resume efforts at first light

Firefighters have resumed their efforts to tackle a wildfire near Longridge. Crews have been tackling the fire since just before 2pm on Sunday (May 31). Five fire engines remained overnight […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station concourse reopens as Preston Bus detail social distancing measures

Preston Bus Station's car park has now reopened Pic: Tony Worrall A new one-way system is in place at Preston Bus Station concourse. Social distancing measures have been enforced at the Bus Station concourse and the Bus Station car park – […]

2 days ago
Cottam photographer snaps a scarecrow wedding

Somewhere in a field in Cottam Pic: Rob Georgeson Scarecrows have been lining the streets of Cottam in the past week to raise funds for charity. And two of the straw-stuffed creatures where whisked off to get hitched. Rob […]

2 days ago
Two-car crash at Lane Ends crossroads

Emergency services on the scene at Lane Ends Pic: Kyle Healy Emergency services have been called to a two-car crash at Lane Ends. The accident took place during the afternoon of Sunday 31 May. Traffic could be seen backing up while […]

3 days ago
NHS workers receive more than 400 gourmet ready meals through Fulwood Central store

Will Walne delivering meals at the NHS Heroes Support Hub in Fulwood More than 400 gourmet ready meals have been donated to NHS staff at a new shop just for hospital workers. The NHS Heroes Hub is operating at the Fulwood Central […]

3 days ago
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