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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.

Royal Navy helicopter seen over Fulwood

The helicopter was seen landing and taking off at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Jason Taylor A military helicopter was spotted snapping pictures over Preston. City residents on lockdown looked to the skies while out in their gardens to see a Royal Navy Wildcat in the […]

23 mins ago
Watch as Louis Moult backs the Big PNE Sleep In

Louis Moult recorded the message from his sofa: Pic: Preston North End Preston North End striker Louis Moult has added his support for the Big PNE Sleep In. Taking place on Good Friday the city is asked to snuggle up in their […]

4 hours ago
Armed police called to disturbance in Plungington

Armed police were in Plungington this morning following a disturbance between two people. A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray following the incident in Emmanuel Street. it is […]

4 hours ago
Lostock Hall filmmaker has created a video to share message of hope for the NHS

A Lostock Hall videographer has produced a music video to share a message of support for the NHS and anyone facing loneliness during lockdown. Simon James created the video for […]

11 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Preston band making music about isolation with a solitary microphone

Image from Dancing Dead A new folk rock band from Ingol has been recording music on a shoestring budget from one member’s garage. Dancing Dead is made up of Carlo Squillino (vocalist, songwriter and […]

1 day ago
Chase from Paw Patrol is out and about in Ashton

Chase from Paw Patrol Chase from Paw Patrol has made a surprise appearance in Ashton to brighten spirits during the coronavirus pandemic. The German Shepherd puppy was seen walking down Shelley Road today (Sunday […]

1 day ago
3,000 sign UCLan students’ petition to protect grades in wake of coronavirus pandemic

UCLan's campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Almost 3,000 people have signed a petition urging the University of Central Lancashire to adopt a ‘no detriment’ policy for assessments in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A no […]

1 day ago
Deaths to be registered over the phone to prevent spread of coronavirus

Register office on Bow Lane Lancashire County Council has introduced a new process for registering deaths by telephone to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The process is hoped to make things easier for […]

2 days ago
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