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Four months of delays expected as work starts to replace electric cables near Bluebell Way

Motorists are being warned to leave more time for their journeys in north Preston, near M6 junction 31a due to work to install a new electricity cable. The work to […]

5 days ago
Safety warning after spate of pickpockets in city centre

Police have issued safety advice after a number of incidents of mobile phones being stolen on nights out in the city centre. As the new term begins at UCLan, officer […]

6 days ago
Knives seized when car stopped in Kingsfold area

These are the weapons taken off the streets by police in Kingsfold last night (Wednesday September 11). Officers responding to reports from residents stopped a vehicle and found the knives […]

6 days ago
New restaurant 263 aims to bring top notch dining to the heart of the city

Max Williams at the front of the Winckley Square Hotel Pic: Blog Preston Mark O’Rourke is a man on a mission – to bring top notch dining to the heart of Preston. The restaurant owner who made his name with his eateries We […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New knitting group aims to stitch Preston’s communities together

Knitting Cafe made an appearance at the recent Feast for Peace A new knitting group has started in Preston. The Knitting Cafe @ The Larder has been created by Victoria Dyer, who recently moved to Preston. A self-taught knitter and crocheter, […]

7 days ago
Penwortham Bypass has been officially named

Penwortham Bypass has been officially named as John Horrocks Way, after a leading figure from the town’s history. Born in 1768, John Horrocks was a key player in Lancashire’s textile […]

7 days ago
A final farewell to Paul Fletcher as funeral plans are announced

Friends and family of Paul Fletcher will pay their last respects to the Penwortham dad of two when his funeral takes place on Tuesday. A service will be held at […]

1 week ago
Preston school to inspire next generation of scientists with revamped labs

Two pupils cut the ribbon to open the new labs A Preston school is hoping to inspire the next generation of scientists after opening two refurbished science laboratories last week. Staff and pupils at Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood celebrated […]

1 week ago
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