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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.

Man in critical condition after Preston city centre stabbing

Grafton Street Pic: Google A man is in hospital in a critical condition after he was stabbed in Preston city centre. Police were called today (Saturday 5 June) at around 3.30pm to reports a […]

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Internationally renowned artist’s major exhibition opens at The Harris

Look, Listen, Make Things - a banner designed by Bob and Roberta Smith measuring 20 metres wide by 8 metres high Pic: Lisa Brown Have you caught sight of the striking, giant banner joyously hung across the exterior of The Harris? It reads ‘Look, Listen, Make Things’ in colourful typography. It was created from […]

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Death of baby girl in Fulwood hotel room remains unexplained

A baby girl died in a hotel room in Preston in unexplained circumstances, an inquest heard. Three-month-old Logan Lawson was found unresponsive by her mother at the Whitburn Hotel in […]

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Social Sundays coming to new bar off Friargate

Market Street Social One of Preston’s newest bars, Market Street Social, is set to bring Social Sundays to the city. Starting from this Sunday (6 June), the weekly event will feature DJs and […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal for ‘violent’ man wanted on recall from prison

Adam Bhamji, 38. Pic: Lancashire police Police are continuing to appeal for information about wanted man Adam Bhamji. Bhamji, 38, also know as ‘Adam Birch’ or ‘Birchy’, is wanted by police in connection with a number […]

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Wallace and Gromit bench to be installed outside Preston’s Market Hall

Preston will soon have its own Wallace & Gromit bench in celebration of the animated duo’s Preston-born, Academy Award®-winning creator Nick Park. The bronze bench, based on the pair as […]

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M55 to close overnight to lift Becconsall Bridge beams into place

Light trails on the M55 Pic: Mick Craig Prestonians are being reminded about the upcoming overnight road closures in June. From Monday, 14 June to Wednesday 16 June, there will be night time closures on the M55. The […]

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M6 delays at Preston of more than an hour due to three-vehicle crash

Current traffic on M6 northbound. Pic: Motorway traffic cameras There are delays on the M6 northbound between J31A (Preston East, Longridge) and J32 due to a collision. The motorway filled with sunseekers heading to Blackpool and the Lake District […]

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