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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.

Preston’s new tougher coronavirus restrictions now in force as face mask fines to rise

Facecovering. Pic: Roksana96. Pixabay From today (Tuesday 22 September) new coronavirus measures have come into place in Preston. The city, as well as all of Lancashire with the exception of Blackpool, has enhanced Covid-19 […]

2 hours ago
Queen’s Drive Primary School in Fulwood closed due to positive coronavirus test

Queen's Drive Primary School in Black Bull Lane, Fulwood Pic: Google Queen’s Drive Primary School, Fulwood has been temporarily closed as a result of a positive Covid-19 test. Pupils in all year groups have been sent home but have not been […]

5 hours ago
Teenage boys arrested after sheds broken into in Fulwood and Ribbleton

Police arrested two 15-year-boys on suspicion of burglary during Monday (21 September). Following reports of sheds being broken into in the Ribbleton and Fulwood areas of Preston. Read more: Woman […]

6 hours ago
Friargate set to reopen as UCLan Masterplan enters next phase

Part of the new road layout at the UCLan Masterplan Highways scheme Roads including Friargate are set to reopen as the £200m UCLan Masterplan development enters its next phase. From mid October, a new east-west road in front of the new UCLan […]

13 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woman targeted 81-year-old widow with dementia for her own financial gain

A woman who preyed on a vulnerable man with dementia has handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order to protect the public. Claire Neville, 48, of no fixed address, persistently […]

22 hours ago
TV extra from Walton Park raises money for cancer charity

Dave Riding TV extra Dave Riding of Walton Park has been ‘on repeat’ for the best part of September in support of Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dave, who has appeared in Coronation Street […]

1 day ago
Scheme to help struggling families with the cost of grocery shopping extended till the New Year

A scheme to help households struggling with the cost of grocery shopping during lockdown has been extended till January. In July, Community Gateway launched a seven-week pilot of ‘The Purple […]

1 day ago
Swan rescued and rehomed in Southport after crash landing in Ashton backyard

The cygnet being released on to Marine Lake A cygnet has been rescued and rehomed in Southport after it crash-landed in an Ashton backyard. It appears the bird was one of the nine cygnets that were born on […]

2 days ago
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