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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 catch suspected burglar twice in 24-hours after Deepdale break-in

St Christopher's Road in Deepdale Pic: Google A suspected burglar has been arrested for a second time in 24-hours. Preston Police were called to reports of a break-in at a property in St Christopher’s Road in Deepdale. […]

41 mins ago
Continued fall in Preston coronavirus rate as care home residents to receive Covid Pfizer vaccine first

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued the steady fall. New cases for the city were at 38 for Friday (4 December). South Ribble saw 25 new Covid-19 cases for the […]

1 hour ago
Friends of Winckley Square to present an alternative Christmas concert for 2020

The Winckley Square Christmas tree Pic: Stephen Riley This year’s Friends of Winckley Square Christmas Concert is set to spread festive cheer virtually when it goes out on YouTube. Since being established in 2016, the Friends of Winckley […]

2 hours ago
A sleety end to the week in Preston as weekend forecast looks drier but cold

A damp looking Preston Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall December has got off to a wet start as Preston is hit with sleety weather at the end of the week, The wet weather is set to continue on for […]

7 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End to deliver festive hampers to vulnerable members of community

PNECET Festive Hamper Launch Preston North End Community and Education Trust is launching a Festive Hampers campaign to support those most in need over the Christmas period. The initiative is being delivered in partnership […]

9 hours ago
State of the art sleep pods for NHS staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

NHS staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are set to benefit from state of the art sleep pods to enable them to catch up on much-needed sleep after long shifts. The […]

14 hours ago
Support grant announced for Preston residents with low incomes being hit hard by coronavirus

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston residents experiencing financial hardship as a result of Covid-19 may be eligible for support with food and essential items. The Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant scheme is now open […]

1 day ago
Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Fylde and Ribble Valley coronavirus infection rate latest as UK passes sombre Covid milestone

The Preston Market canopies illuminated in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December). South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day. Wyre had […]

1 day ago
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