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Latest news for Preston, Lancashire. Covering the city and surrounding area this has the latest crime, traffic and travel, politics and other big news affecting the city of Preston.

Police appealing for information on wanted Bamber Bridge man

Preston police are appealing for information on a wanted man. Jordan Hughes, 24 of Eaveswood Close, Bamber Bridge, is wanted in connection with offences of stalking, theft, assault and causing […]

4 hours ago
Preston tops list for most new companies formed in Lancashire during 2020

Lancashire has been named as one of the top ten places to start a new business. More than 12,600 new companies were started during 2020, with Preston leading the way […]

5 hours ago
Man remanded in custody for Cottam burglaries

A man has been remanded to custody after a spate of burglaries in Cottam. Andrew Harrison, 30 who is of no fixed abode was arrested during the early hours of […]

6 hours ago
Preston City Council warn residents of council tax scam

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council are warning residents of a scam doing the rounds. Residents have been receiving emails, letters and calls about a council tax refund. The letters go on to […]

8 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tree works along Broadgate as part of River Ribble flood protection scheme

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Work has began on the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency, who have been working alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston City […]

10 hours ago
Appeal to trace missing 16-year-old with links to Preston

Chinh Tran Police are appealing for help tracing a missing teenager with links to Preston. Chinh Tran is missing from home in Rawtenstall. A spokesperson for South Ribble Police said: “We are […]

19 hours ago
Preston back in England’s top 10 Covid infection rate areas as roadmap details show ‘local lockdowns’ not ruled out

People out walking in Avenham and Miller Park during February 24 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has moved back into England’s top 10 highest infection rate areas, as the Covid rate continues to fall but only very slightly. Latest data comes as the government launched […]

21 hours ago
Supportive co-workers secretly fundraising for Rosemere as friend begins chemo

Staff at Leyland based pet supplies company have been fundraising for Rosemere Cancer Foundation in support of their colleague and friend. R & E Bamford Ltd organised a birthday surprise […]

22 hours ago
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