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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.

Deepdale panel event to see religious leaders discuss the significance of Jerusalem

Shaykh Burhaan Khandia, Rabbi Warren Elf and Reverend Roger Stubbings. A panel event on Jerusalem is set to take place in Deepdale. The event – titled The Significance of Jerusalem: A Muslim, Jewish and Christian Perspective – is being organised […]

41 mins ago
Tesla driver in hospital after Fulwood crash as police appeal for witnesses

Police blocking off Garstang Road during Friday morning Pic: Gemma Healey The driver of a Tesla is in hospital after a crash in Fulwood during Friday morning. Emergency services were called to the A6 close to the junction with Lightfoot Lane […]

2 hours ago
Trainee Church of England minister jailed for indecent assault on girl under 14 over 30 years ago

Thomas De Lacey A trainee minister indecently assaulted a girl under 14 over 30 years ago – and has now been jailed. Thomas De Lacey, 77, was jailed at Preston Crown Court Sessions […]

3 hours ago
Plans for new Lostock Hall takeaway binned for second time in five months

Proposed Lostock Hall takeaway premises Plans for a new takeaway in Lostock Hall have been binned by councillors for the second time in five months, amid unresolved concerns over a lack of parking for customers. […]

7 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man rushed to hospital after serious crash in Fulwood

Police at the scene of the crash in Fulwood A man has been taken to hospital after a crash in Fulwood, police have confirmed. Police were called to the scene of a crash on Garstang Road at around 8.40am […]

7 hours ago
Controversial Ashton Park plans approved again amid tense public meeting

Protest outside Ashton Park on Feb 29 Controversial plans for new sports facilities on Preston’s Ashton Park have been approved for a second time, amid acrimonious scenes at the council meeting where the decision was made. Members […]

8 hours ago
Fulwood and M55 traffic gridlock as crash shuts Garstang Road

Queueing traffic on the M55 at Junction 1 for Broughton and Preston Pic: Tim Sadler Fulwood and the M55 are experiencing heavy congestion during Friday (1 March) morning due to a crash. Garstang Road is shut in both directions close to the junction with Lightfoot […]

9 hours ago
Preston RSPCA branch appeal to buy new animal ambulance

Preston’s RSPCA branch are fundraising £25,000 to buy a new animal ambulance. They have launched the #EveryoneForEveryAnimal campaign with Crowdfunder – which aims to create a better world for every animal. As […]

12 hours ago
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