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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

Guild Wheel fires tackled by Preston wildfire unit

Guild Wheel grass fire Pic: Preston Fire Station Several fires have been dealt with along the Guild Wheel near Brockholes. Firefighters from Preston Fire Station tackled the unattended camp fires and grass fires today (Saturday 3 April). The […]

3 weeks ago
Quad bike seized after anti-social use in busy Avenham Park on Good Friday

Seized quad bike Pic: Preston Police Police have seized a quad bike thanks to reports from the public of the vehicle being used in an anti-social manner around Avenham Park on Good Friday. Officers have been […]

3 weeks ago
Haslam Park playground has officially reopened for use

Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston Haslam Park playground has reopened following nearly four months of refurbishment. The park closed in November 2020 for some much needed improvement works. However, after the opening date being pushed […]

3 weeks ago
Tributes paid to pensioner who died following crash at Preston Docks

The family of 82-year-old Brian Cartmell from Preston have paid tributes following his death on 24 March after a road traffic accident. Preston Police officers were called to Mariners Way […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest area by area Covid cases for Preston and South Ribble show three places with nearly zero cases

Latest Covid figures stats map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in Covid cases. Areas such as Bamber Bridge East, Ingol and Longton and Walmer Bridge have recorded less than […]

3 weeks ago
Avenham Park Easter Egg rolling is cancelled for second year and goes virtual

Preston residents are reminded that despite the popular Egg Rolling event not taking place this year, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter at home. Opportunities to get involved […]

3 weeks ago
A new B&M store and garden centre on Preston Docks has opened

Over the weekend a brand new B&M store was opened in Mariners Way at Preston Docks. The discount store has taken the place of the former Homebase and includes a […]

4 weeks ago
Preston sportswear brand is winning with new photoshoot at city’s landmarks

Preston Hockey Club players pose in their Next Goal Wins kit in Miller Arcade (left) and the Bus Station (right) Pic: @simonstacpoole New kit from a Preston sportswear brand has launched with a photoshoot in Preston Bus Station and Miller Arcade. Owner of Next Goal Wins and ex-UCLan fashion student Keith Jolley […]

4 weeks ago
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