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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.

Preston’s businesses need you – here’s the best way to support local

A sunny day in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall There’s never been a better, nor more important, time to support Preston’s local businesses than now. And there’s a way to ensure those traders, who have fought so hard to […]

4 days ago
Buildings off Friargate to be demolished to make way for new flats

The houses that are set for redevelopment. Market Street West. Plans have been submitted to turn two houses on Market Street West into 14 new apartments. The plans include the development of a building which is part four storey and […]

4 days ago
Preston man arrested after city centre stabbing

Grafton Street Pic: Google A 22-year-old man from Preston is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of assault – GBH following a stabbing in the city centre on Saturday (5 June). The incident […]

4 days ago
Pavilion Café in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Pavilion Café in Avenham Park has been closed temporarily due to ‘unforeseen circumstances.’ The cafe closed on Sunday 6 June and will re-open soon, however there is no set […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Team raise Baby Beat cash in memory of Emma Bleasdale

A team of colleagues raised over £1,000 for the Baby Beat Appeal in memory of Emma Bleasdale. Emma, 39, tragically passed away over Easter weekend this year, after being admitted […]

5 days ago
Most areas of Preston and South Ribble seeing a rise in Covid cases in seven days to June 2

Latest Covid stats map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Wednesday 2 June. These areas include Plungington and […]

5 days ago
Severe fire breaks out at Avenham property renovation site

Blaze broken out at former Hindu temple site. Pic: Preston fire station There are reports that a ‘severe fire’ has broken out at a property renovation site in Avenham Place. The site is a former Hindu temple which was currently being turned […]

5 days ago
Emergency services at the scene of Ribbleton crash

Watling Street Road and Eastway junction Pic: Google Emergency services are dealing with a road traffic collision in Ribbleton. The accident happened this evening (Monday 7 June) at the junction of Eastway and Watling Street Road. A post […]

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