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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.

Corporation Street bus gate signage starts to appear for Preston’s latest bus-only street

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston Signage and road markings have begun to appear ahead of Preston city centre’s latest bus-only lane being put in place. A section of Corporation Street, from Marsh Lane to Heatley […]

2 days ago
Charity firewalk taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women

Audrey Clement and Betty Pennington - two 'amazing' women A charity firewalk is taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women. The event, which will raise money for Cancer Help Preston, is in honour of Audrey Clement […]

2 days ago
Adoptee raises money for Preston charity by walking over 40 miles to Barrow

Barry Cullen who is supporting the adoption charity. Pic: Caritas Care A man has walked 40 miles from Keswick to Barrow to raise money for a Preston-based adoption charity, Caritas Care. Barry Cullen, 50, from Surrey was adopted through the charity […]

3 days ago
Dental clinic being offered to Preston by UCLan dentists in training

A patient being seen at UCLan's Dentistry school on the city campus Pic: UCLan Preston’s university is offering free dental treatment by dentists in training. The University of Central Lancashire is running a Community Dental Clinic in the city. Patients needing difficult surgical procedures, […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Jewellery shop in Preston donates thousands to Rosemere Cancer Charity

Fundraising manager Sue (centre) receives the Whittles donation from store manager Rose Wilson (left) and assistant manager Sarah Broadbent. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A jewellers in Preston has donated over £3,000 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Whittles, on Fishergate, decided to donate to the charity after Sarah Broadbent, the assistant store manager had treatment […]

3 days ago
Plans to charge relatives of seriously ill to stay at Royal Preston Hospital scrapped

Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Plans to charge the relatives of seriously ill patients to stay in on-site accommodation at the Royal Preston Hospital have been scrapped. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LTH) had […]

3 days ago
Police searching for man with injured left hand last seen in Deepdale

Dylan Scanlon has been reported as missing and also wanted in connection with affray Pic: Preston Police Police are appealing to trace an 18-year-old man who is wanted in connection with affray and has been reported as missing. Dylan Scanlon, who is from Preston, was last seen […]

4 days ago
Preston man on his way to run full length of Thailand in 50 days for local orphanages

Chris running through the hot streets of Thailand. Pic: Chris Russell A man from Preston is well on his way to running the full length of Thailand, which is just over 2,100km, in 50 days. Chris Russell, 33, who lives in […]

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