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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.

Terrifying footage shows driver going the wrong way down M55

The car was seen going the wrong way down the motorway A driver has been filmed driving the wrong way down the M55 near Preston. The incident happened on Sunday 13 January when traffic was travelling westbound between Junction 1, Broughton, […]

2 hours ago
Broughton declares ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council planners

These style of homes could be built at Broughton A village council in Preston has declared it has ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council’s planning department. Broughton Parish Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities […]

3 hours ago
Hero police officer saves woman on London Road bridge

The woman had been going to jump from the side of the bridge on the A6 at Walton-le-Dale into the River Ribble Pic: 70023venus2009 A police officer grabbed a woman seconds before she was about to jump into the River Ribble. Preston Police said an officer jumped from his moving vehicle in the early […]

8 hours ago
Pupils learn about Chinese New Year thanks to UCLan

Pupils from a Ribbleton Primary school have been given the chance to learn about Chinese New Year. Children at Brookfield Community Primary School have been learning about Chinese traditions with […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement North’s largest 3D print studio opens plant in Preston

Inside Lancashire3D's new plant at Clifton Fields Preston has become home to the north’s largest 3D printing studio. Lancashire3D Ltd. has opened their new plant at Clifton Fields off Lytham Road, Clifton. Services such as 3D scanning […]

15 hours ago
The Moorbrook pub scores top rating of five stars for food hygiene

The Moorbrook is back open under new ownership A Preston pub has scored the highest of ratings for its food hygiene standards. Food safety officers have ramped up the marks for The Moorbrook in North Road scoring a […]

1 day ago
Ribble buses return to the city for one day only

Preston was transported back to a different age of bus travel on Saturday. Ribble Buses lined the Flag Market to mark the start of a new exhibition at the Harris. […]

1 day ago
Search continues for missing Cumbrian teen who could be in Preston

Abbie Webster A Cumbrian teenager could have travelled to Preston say police. Abbie Webster has been missing since Thursday (17 January) evening. Cumbria Police have issued the appeal to find the 17-year-old […]

1 day ago
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