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Section of Ring Way to shut through Preston city centre due to sinkhole

Ring Way will be shut from 6am on Saturday (May 30) where it meets Lawson Street Pic: Google A section of Ring Way through Preston city centre is being shut after part of the road collapsed. Lancashire County Council put a lane closure in place from Thursday (May […]

4 days ago
Police say puppies taken in Tarleton farm raid about to reach ‘saleable age’

Two of the cockapoo puppies taken during the Tarleton raid An updated appeal by police has been launched after the theft of two litters of Cockapoo puppies from a farm in Tarleton. Police say the puppies are going to ‘become […]

5 days ago
Winner of literary prize set up in memory of UCLan lecturer announced

Dinesh brought short story writing to communities in Preston and beyond The third winner of a literary prize set up in memory of a Preston lecturer has been announced. The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction has this year gone to […]

5 days ago
Former Browns nightclub would become offices in new Glover’s Court flats scheme

How the new flats and offices complex would look in Glover's Court Further proposals for flats planned for Glovers Court are due to be tabled. The now empty Browns nightclub could soon become two new offices on the ground floor of a […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rift Bar Preston looks to have closed for good due to coronavirus pandemic

Rift Bar is in Main Sprit Weind off Fishergate Pic: 70023venus2009 A Preston city centre bar looks to have called time due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rift Bar Preston, in Main Sprit Weind, off Fishergate, was closed along with other pubs […]

5 days ago
Preston university researchers say risk to newborn babies from coronavirus is low

A newborn baby Pic: Pixabay Researchers at Preston’s university say a world-first study has shown the risk to newborn babies from coronavirus is classed as ‘low’. The University of Central Lancashire worked with staff at […]

6 days ago
Preston outdoor market set to open next week with social distancing measures in place

Flower stalls being set up at Preston Outdoor Market pre-lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall The Outdoor Market at Preston Markets will reopen from Wednesday 3 June, welcoming back the long standing, independent traders. However the second-hand market will remain closed due to difficulties with […]

6 days ago
Guild Tower DWP offices closed for deep clean amid Covid-19 fears

Cleaning vans parked up near the DWP offices and cleaning staff were seen entering the building at the Guild Tower The DWP offices in Guild Tower were closed for deep cleaning on Tuesday. Staff at the offices in Lords Walk expressed concern over their working conditions after three members of […]

6 days ago
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