News and information about the area of Woodplumpton near Preston, Lancashire

Meet Preston’s very own Mary Poppins

Meet Chloe Fidler – Preston’s very own Mary Poppins! Chloe, 22, has fought off international competition to win a place at the prestigious Norland College in Bath. From a young […]

5 months ago
Tractor and car involved in Woodplumpton crash

Damage to the tractor following the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice A tractor and a car were involved in a crash near Preston. Preston Police were called to the incident in Moorside Road near Woodplumpton. The blue car ended up spinning […]

11 months ago
Driver tells of ‘snow and ice carnage’ on the M55 which left her BMW wrecked

The crumpled side of the BMW Pic: Shabnam Ajmal/Blog Preston Footage shows the extent of the damage to vehicles caught in the M55 ‘freak hailstorm’. Conditions on the M55 between Junction 1 and 3 caused treacherous driving conditions late on […]

11 months ago
Motorway closed for five hours after 24 vehicle pile up

The M55 was closed for five hours last night after 24 vehicles collided in the carriageway. A sudden snowstorm led to treacherous driving conditions with several motorists losing control of […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston city council interim boss hits back against rural criticism

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall A Parish Council says it is ‘taking stock’ after a furious riposte from the interim chief executive of Preston City Council. Broughton Parish Council declared ‘no confidence’ in the city […]

1 year ago
All the new homes due for approval in Preston this Thursday

An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh Hundreds of new homes could be approved during Preston City Council’s latest planning committee. Councillors meet on […]

1 year ago
Police searching for missing Preston man and his car

Frank Richardson Frank Richardson Police are growing concerned for a man last seen in a rural area of Preston. Update: Police say Frank was found safe and well on Sunday (25 November) […]

1 year ago
Preston chicken farm fire sees thousands of chicks dead

A chick looks on Pic: onefox A chick looks on Pic: onefox Thousands of chicks have died in a fire near Preston. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has crews at a major fire in Salwick. Crews […]

1 year ago
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