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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.

Latest stage of Broughton roadworks moves to southern side of crossroads

Broughton crossroads junction may look after the work Pic: LancsCityDeal Temporary traffic signals move to the southern side of the Broughton crossroads from today (Monday 25 March) for three months. Broughton roadworks are taking place over the coming months following […]

31 mins ago
Preston photographer opens up on emotional shoot to help mum’s overcome body confidence issues

Two of the women pictured in Carolyn's photo series Pic: Red Curl Photography Ahead of Mother’s Day a Preston mum has opened up on body confidence. Carolyn Gibson has put together a short series of portrait photos of ‘Mum Bods’. The photographer from […]

13 hours ago
Arson investigation after outbuilding burnt down in Fishwick

Gaythorn Avenue Pic: Google An arson investigation has been launched after a fire at an outbuilding in Fishwick. Two fire crews were called during Saturday evening to Gaythorn Avenue off Brockholes Brow. Reports came […]

16 hours ago
Police deployed with taser as man stabs himself in the neck in Preston

A man is receiving extensive surgery after stabbing himself in the neck. Preston Police were called to the incident in which a taser-carrying officer was present. A statement from Lancashire […]

17 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement New stylish spot for drinks in Preston as Baker Street opens after £1m refurb

Baker Street is located in Avenham Street opposite Stratos and Angelo's A new bar with big city ambitions has opened in what was SoBar in Avenham Street. Baker Street opened in March after a 14-month £1m renovation that has totally transformed […]

20 hours ago
Preston Bus Station revamp is up for an award

Major work was undertaken to the Bus Station's ramps Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Bus Station turns 50 this year and it could be an award-winning year. Refurbishment of the grade-II listed building has been shortlisted in an architecture awards. The Royal Institute […]

1 day ago
Preston unites against racism during Flag Market event

Smiling on the Flag Market as the sun shone down on the Unite Against Racism event Pic: Paul Melling Cultures from across Preston joined together on the Flag Market to send a message about racism in the city. Standing Together Against Racism has become an annual gathering. Samba beats, […]

1 day ago
Penwortham Bypass to see 10k, 5k and fun run take place

Penwortham Bypass work is ongoing Pic: Kevin Hunt Runners in Penwortham are being given the chance to run a brand new road – before it opens to drivers. Penwortham Bypass stretches from the A59 to the A582 and […]

2 days ago
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