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.

Flooding of roads and homes possible in Met Office weather warning for Preston

Rainy Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Some homes, businesses and roads are likely to be hit by flooding in the next 24 hours, according to a new warning from the Met Office. Preston is included in […]

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Preston man will spend Christmas with his family thanks to ambulance crew

(L-R) Colette Weepman, Matt Dunn (Consultant Paramedic Lancashire), Rachel Barton, Paul Hubberstey, Joan Hubberstey, Louise Woolcomve, Diane Stott-Duggan A man from Preston will spend Christmas at home with his family thanks to ambulance crews who came to his aid earlier this year. Paul Hubberstey collapsed at his Preston […]

2 hours ago
Botany Bay housing plans binned in favour of industrial development

Botany Bay phase 2 CGI Plans to build more than 200 homes on part of the Botany Bay site in Chorley have been scrapped in favour of an industrial development that it is claimed will […]

3 hours ago
Royal Preston Hospital children’s ward receive £1,000 donation

Rebecca Arestidou (left) receiving the donation from Nicola Dickinson, customer consultant at Preston Yorkshire Building Society. A donation of £1,000 will be used to buy a milk thawing and warming device, to help new mothers in the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital.  The donation was […]

15 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Picture of ‘distinctive’ watch released after man’s body found at Rivington

The watch uncovered by police when the man's body was found Pic: Chorley Police Police are appealing to identify the body of a man found in a field at Rivington. Chorley Police were called to the field in Dean Brook near to Horrobin Lane […]

19 hours ago
United Utilities says Fishergate Hill will reopen today after wet weather sinks original plan

Traffic around Fishergate Hill Fishergate Hill should finally reopen today (Friday 8 December) at 4pm. The road has been shut since Tuesday 21 November, when a United Utilities pipe burst at the junction with […]

19 hours ago
MAN Truck & Bus UK set off from South Ribble on Christmas charity tour

The MAN Truck & Bus set off from South Ribble on the 12 days of Christmas charity tour, supporting Alzheimer’s Society. After leaving Swindon on the December 4, the MAN Charity […]

22 hours ago
Preston set for stormy weekend as wind warning issued

Wind blows through plants in the foreground with the Preston Marina lighthouse and a stormy sky in the background Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and its surrounding areas are set for a stormy weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for strong winds throughout Saturday (9 December), starting from 9am. What […]

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