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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.

UCLan project aims to inject enterprise and innovation into all areas of the institution

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has set out ambitious plans to further develop its entrepreneurial culture and capacity through a series of staff and student training programmes designed to […]

5 hours ago
Police seize stolen caravans from traveller site on Ribbleton Park

Police have seized stolen caravans from a traveller site on Ribbleton Park following a theft from a storage unit in Euxton. After arriving at the park, Lancashire Road Police and […]

6 hours ago
Police arrest Preston woman following Ribbleton stabbing

Police have arrested a 25-year-old Preston woman on suspicion of assault following a stabbing in Ribbleton. The police were called at around 12.05am on Wednesday 28 July to reports that […]

7 hours ago
Refurb of West View Leisure Centre to be completed by the end of summer

West View Leisure Centre West View Leisure Centre is set to have a pool refurb and state-of-the-art climbing wall completed by the end of summer 2021. The centre will remain open for gym, fitness […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire’s PCC asking for your views on what should be included in the Police and Crime Plan

Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden is asking Preston and Lancashire residents for their help as he seeks to create a new Police and Crime Plan for the county. The […]

22 hours ago
Police arrest second wanted Bamber Bridge man

Lancashire Police have arrested a second man in their hunt for Lancashire’s most wanted. Robert Towers, who was wanted after failing to appear at court, has come forward following the […]

1 day ago
Prestonian rower ‘really disappointed’ to not medal after placing fourth at Tokyo Olympics

A Preston rower has failed to achieve a medal during the double sculls rowing at the Tokyo Olympics today. A former rugby union player, Graeme Thomas and his rowing partner […]

1 day ago
Preston weightlifter loses out on medal after placing fifth at Tokyo Olympics

Preston weightlifter Sarah Davies has placed fifth in the 64kg category at the Tokyo Olympics. In the snatch, she lifted 100kg, but in the clean and jerk, her preferred method, […]

1 day ago
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