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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.

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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

7 days ago
Updated guidance for visiting health trust and mental health services in Preston and Lancashire

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft) has updated its visiting guidance. Throughout the pandemic precautions have been in place to ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston trams project to convert Gamull Lane listed building into new HQ

Lincoln Shields of Preston Trampower in front of Station House. Pic: Preston Trampower Preston Trampower has bought a new headquarters for their Guild Line tram project. The listed building will be part of the project to launch a sustainable tramway in the city. […]

1 week ago
Hard Times in Preston in 1861: squalor, poverty and disease

Engraving c.1862 from The Illustrated London News detailing the construction of Moor Park - Preston was said to be the inspiration for Dickens 'Hard Times' Pic: Preston Digital Archive Gaslights stutter in the early morning gloom as a thousand clogs rattle on the cobbled street. Smokeswirls and another grim 14-hour day begins in the factories of the North. The […]

1 week ago
Emergency services at the scene of two-car crash in Ashton

Crash at Blackpool Road and Tulketh Road junction Pic: Ayman Fazeli Emergency services have been called to a two-car crash in Ashton-on-Ribble. The accident took place at the junction of Blackpool Road and Tulketh Road this afternoon (Sunday 6 June). An […]

1 week ago
Survey opens asking views on new housing developments in Preston and Chorley

Residents from all parts of Preston have been invited to share their views on existing and future housing in the area to help inform the new local plan. . The […]

1 week ago
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