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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.

Struggling pubs at risk as beer sales slide

Pulling the perfect pint may soon be a lost art if beer sales continue to slide. The humble pub is losing out to supermarkets who can sell booze cheaply and […]

8 years ago
New community cafe hopes for a greener future

Newly-opened vegetarian co-operative cafe Beautiful Planet hopes to bring the community together to make a greener future for the area. It took three months of hard work from manager Brett […]

8 years ago
National Storytelling Week ‘poorly promoted’

Britain may be celebrating National Storytelling Week – but Preston is lagging behind. The Harris Library has struggled to get an audience for its “story time” group, which runs twice […]

8 years ago
Councillors: Youth cuts are ‘disgusting’

Plans to cut the funding of a youth crime prevention programme have been met with anger by Preston councillors. The area’s Youth Inclusion Project (YIP) is to lose £82,000 in […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hatch – Developing theatre writing in Preston

The arts development initiative Project Korova are holding an event for those involved in writing and theatre at Equator Cafe this Tuesday evening. Hatch is designed to give a supportive […]

8 years ago
Preston Market fails in bid to win award

Traders slammed bosses at Preston market today after it failed to come away with a national award. One furious stallholder, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “It’s not a good […]

8 years ago
A look inside Lancashire’s biggest recycling plant

It’s a rubbish time of year for bin collections. Dead Christmas trees; cards and wrapping paper; broken toys and an unused exercise bike that reminds you of failed New Year’s […]

8 years ago
BBC programme falls foul of controversy

The BBC have been heavily criticised for using 20 dogs to foul on a street in Preston as part of a new television series. The programme called ‘The Street That […]

8 years ago
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