Preston News

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.

Power cut closes Fulwood supermarket

Aldi in Fulwood has closed early due to a power cut. Shoppers were unable to check out when the power went off at the store in Oliver’s Place. The cause […]

3 hours ago
Blog Preston’s “Where to eat” guide for students

Preston has the usual chain pubs selling cheap and cheerful 2-4-1 deals that often disappoint. However, it also boasts some fabulous, independent eateries selling locally sourced, homemade food at competitive […]

6 hours ago
Preston’s university up 30 places in UK rankings as 2019 freshers arrive in the city

Preston’s university has risen 30 places in the new edition of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University of Central Lancashire ranks 75th in the 2020 guide, […]

11 hours ago
Start planning your fancy dress outfits – Tokes is back for a Boxing Day special!

The queue for Tokyo Jo's during Easter weekend Pic: Tokyo Jo's Memories Legendary nightclub Tokyo Jo’s is gearing up to host a Boxing Day special – and this time it’s fancy dress! In true North West tradition, clubbers are invited to really […]

23 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham’s new arts centre is getting ready for opening night

Penwortham‘s new arts centre The Venue is on track to open next week with a busy program of events. Penwortham Town Council has developed the former library after it was […]

1 day ago
Preston baby bank makes urgent appeal for preloved cots

Soft toy in a cot Pic: congerdesign from Pixabay A Preston baby bank is appealing for preloved cots for families in need. Baby Branches, which was established in 2018, aims to reduce child poverty by collecting preloved baby items and redistributing them […]

1 day ago
Eight-year-old fundraising hero raises £1,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice

James Woodhouse and his classmates on their visit to Leyland Trucks An eight-year-old boy has raised almost £1,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice. James Woodhouse was one of 110 riders to take part in Leyland Truck’s 2019 Factory to Festival cycle challenge. […]

2 days ago
Bamber Bridge micropub named in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide

Exterior of Brig 'n' Barrel A Bamber Bridge micropub has been named in the Campaign for Real Ale’s Good Beer Guide 2020. Brig ’n’ Barrel in Station Road has been recognised in the prestigious guide, […]

2 days ago
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