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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.

Quiz night to raise funds to combat modern slavery in Preston

Volunteers at the Hope for Justice quiz in February 2020 A charity quiz night is taking place to help combat modern slavery in Preston. Volunteers from Preston Abolition Group, based in Crossgate Church, are organising the event to raise funds […]

2 hours ago
Preston artist Harold Wood, success for local lad

Harold Wood self-portrait Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston artist Harold Wood had a fascinating life that covered most of the 20th century. He was a friend to royalty and a renowned horse painter. He trained as an […]

3 hours ago
Appeal to find missing pregnant woman with links to Preston

Naomi Lee Police are appealing for information to help find a missing woman. Naomi Lee, 40, from Blackpool, was last seen on Sunday 5 September. Naomi is described as white and 5ft […]

3 hours ago
19-year-old goes to extreme lengths for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A 19-year-old from Forton went to extreme lengths to raise over £1,000 for two important charities. Katie Oliver had 16 inches cut off to raise funds, after she grew her […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston planning applications for September 4 to 10

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications registered with Preston City Council for September 4 to 10. Submission of details of condition 5 (Materials) pursuant to planning permission 06/2018/1396 dated 26/03/2019 at […]

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Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning September 13

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning September 13. Single-storey rear extension at 134 Bristol Avenue, Farington, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 4GD. Validated 9 September. Application […]

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Emergency generator arrives in Fulwood as 118 homes without power

Back up generator in Fuwlood Pic: Blog Preston A power cut is affecting 118 homes in Fulwood. The incident began just before 5am today (Sunday 19 September), with 250 homes originally affected. Electricity North West engineers are on […]

13 hours ago
Planning application submitted for 42 new homes in Woodplumpton

What the development will look like. A planning application has been submitted for 42 houses to be built in Woodplumpton. The houses will consist of a mixture of three and four bedroom houses on land between […]

15 hours ago
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