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Preston boxer helps bring anti-bullying sessions to schools

Stuart Maddox is helping bring anti-bullying sessions to schools A boxer has teamed up with campaigners Safety Guide to help promote anti-bullying throughout schools in the city. Stuart Maddox, from […]

1 week ago
Police launch next phase of plan to tackle drug-related violence in Preston

Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Lancashire Police has today launched the third phase of Operation Nexus with the aim of […]

8 months ago
How you can help ensure Preston children have a Christmas to remember

The Cotton Court team with last year's haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston The Cotton Court team with last year’s haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, but for many it is one […]

8 months ago
Preston Cemetery consultation formally begins

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Jon-Jo’s grave at Ribbleton Cemetery The consultation for the personalisation of gravestones at Preston Cemetery has now gone live on the city council website. Following a petition of more than 4,500 names to the […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End’s ‘landmark application’ to go ahead

An artist impression of the new training facility which PNE hope would be ready for the 2018 season An artist impression of the new training facility which PNE hope would be ready for the 2018 season Preston North End have been granted permission for a new training ground, […]

11 months ago
Palace cinema crowdfunding campaign launched to stop closure

The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge Campaigners wanting to keep the Palace cinema in Longridge open have set themselves a major fundraising challenge. More than £300,000 needs to be […]

11 months ago
How police are tackling knife crime in Lancashire

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime. Operation Sceptre, running from July 17-23, is a […]

12 months ago
Ben Ashworth petition for Guild Wheel naming handed in

Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Ashworth (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Porter (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Calls for a section of Preston’s Guild Wheel […]

12 months ago
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