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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.

Witness appeal as man dies after being pulled from the river at Higher Walton

Cann Street Bridge Pic: Google Officers investigating an incident where a man sadly died after being pulled from the river at Higher Walton want to hear from a witness who saw him enter the water. […]

9 hours ago
South Ribble residents receive free trees under council green initiative

South Ribble residents have received over 7,600 free trees under a council green scheme held at Worden and Withy Grove Parks. On Saturday 15 and Saturday 22 January, South Ribble […]

11 hours ago
Elderly woman found ‘lost and confused’ in Leyland park

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts Police have returned an elderly woman to her care home after finding her ‘lost and confused in her slippers’ in Leyland’s Worden Park. This morning (Tuesday 25 January), a concerned […]

16 hours ago
Winckley Square relief charity seeks applications from local causes

Preston's city skyline Pic: Mick Gardner A historic Winckley Square charity with reserves of £600,000 is searching for applications from local causes. The Daniel’s and Houghton’s Charity is an amalgamation of two charities created in 1649 […]

18 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement New images show Broughton Mosque plans amid countryside setting

New images have offered a glimpse of the upcoming North Preston Mosque before organisers return to the planning committee next week. Last September, The Royal Institute of British Architects announced […]

20 hours ago
Fulwood’s Ladyewell Nursery to reopen after eight-month revamp

A Fulwood nursery that mysteriously closed in March 2020 will reopen this month following an eight-month revamp. Parents and carers were left disgruntled after Ladyewell Nursery closed without explanation, with parents […]

23 hours ago
Bomb disposal on the scene as World War II grenade found in Walton-le-Dale

Royal Logistic Corps Bomb Disposal Pic: Preston Police A grenade from World War II has been found in Walton-le-Dale. Two members of the public found the grenade with a metal detector by the River Ribble at the bottom […]

1 day ago
Music and comedy show to launch 2022 theatre programme at Preston’s The Ferret

Ruth and Keith Pic: Claire Griffiths Successful act Black Liver will launch The Ferret’s 2022 theatre programme with their hit comedy theatre show. Labelled ‘The White Stripes with laughs’, Black Liver are musical duo, comedy double act […]

1 day ago
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