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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.

Company behind Old Docks House to open new Winckley Square business hub

Derby House (12 Winckley Square) Pic: Google The company behind the Old Docks House business centre is set to open a new hub in Winckley Square. Wrkspace, which also runs Preston business hubs The Watermark and Enterprise […]

20 hours ago
Underground electronic music venue opening in Friargate

The industrial-style interior of In:Libra A new nightclub is set to bring underground electronic music, world-famous DJs, and a no phones policy to Friargate. In:Libra is the latest venture for Serena Baxter and Paul Harrison, […]

1 day ago
Plans submitted for demolition of Fulwood chapel and parish hall

Sketch of proposed view from Broadway entrance Pic: Paddock Johnson Partnership A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of St. Martin’s Chapel in Broadway, Fulwood. The redevelopment would see the chapel, parish hall, Guides hut and bowling green all […]

2 days ago
‘Tap takeover’ coming to Preston craft beer bar

The Orchard exterior Pic: Tony Worrall A ‘tap takeover’ is coming to Preston craft beer bar The Orchard. The event will see two local breweries showcasing their beers – Chain House Brewing Co. from New Longton […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood woman organising Christmas Day lunch to combat loneliness

Laura Mitchell While Christmas can be a great time to get together with family and friends, it can also be a sad time of year if you don’t have that network. That’s […]

3 days ago
New canopy trialled in bid to improve conditions in Preston Market Hall

Canopy prototype above one of the Market Hall walkways A prototype section of a proposed canopy design has been temporarily installed in Preston’s Market Hall. The installation follows Preston City Council‘s agreement for a major investment scheme to improve […]

3 days ago
Security guard threatened with knife in Preston toy shop raid

CCTV images of the suspect arriving and then leaving the store A security guard has been threatened with a knife during a toy shop raid at Queens Shopping Park. Police were called to the incident at Smyth’s Toys, which happened at […]

3 days ago
St Walburge’s spire set to open to the public for spectacular evening views

St Walburge's Church One of the best landmarks of Preston, St. Walburge’s Church Spire, will be open to the general public after the New Year in 2020. Each Saturday from the January 11 until […]

3 days ago
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