Preston Locations

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.

Man tricked vulnerable women into his car before serious sexual assaults

Nazim Asmal A man who tricked vulnerable women into his car before driving them to secluded locations and raping them has admitted his crimes. Nazim Asmal lured the women into his vehicle […]

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Transformation of neglected part of Preston continues with Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up

Ben Casey, Christine Cort and Neil Thornton Pic: Oliver White The exciting transformation of a neglected part of Preston continues at pace, with a Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up heralding the launch of a major new venue in the city. Chew’s […]

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Preston’s 1830s Irish community, “a less civilised population spreading themselves” 

Evictions during the Irish potato famine, 1848 Pic: Preston Digital Archive The lead image shows tenants being evicted during the Irish Potato Famine of 1848. Over one million died of starvation and many left Ireland. Some came to Preston. However, Preston […]

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Appeal to identify cyclist after ‘cowardly’ robbery committed against elderly Preston woman

Police are asking for help to identify the cyclist in this image from CCTV Police are asking for help to identify a cyclist after an elderly woman was robbed in Preston. The victim, who is aged in her 70s, was walking in Emmanuel Street […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Renewable energy centre opens in Preston city centre

Cllr Yakub Patel cuts the ribbon at the launch A renewable energy centre has opened in Preston city centre. Energy company BGreenn is behind the initiative, which is aimed at informing households and businesses about the benefits of adopting […]

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Preston city centre shop worker caught selling vape to a child

A Preston shop assistant has been fined after selling a vape to a 15-year-old. Faeem Aziz, 46, sold a strawberry flavoured e-cigarette to the child without challenging their age or […]

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Repair workshop confirmed for car park of Riversway Morrisons

Morrisons at Riversway A vehicle repair workshop is set to open in the car park of a Preston supermarket after the venture was given the go-ahead by planning officials. Morrisons had applied for […]

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Review: The little Preston restaurant with arepa-tation for exceptional South American street food

Sesame plantain and king prawn arepas For this week’s review, my two companions and I visited Chamo Street Food, a small restaurant and takeaway on Moor Lane in Preston’s University Quarter serving “South American inspired street […]

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