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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.

New trains proposed by First TransPennine on North West lines

(c) Danny Lee/London Midland Above, it’s the train passengers have been waiting for, but it’ll arrive in December 2013. The sleek, greener, cleaner and faster 110mph 4-car Siemens Class 350 ‘Desiro’ train order for […]

8 years ago
Crime Roundup 16/09/11 – Police investigate a ‘flasher’ in Penwortham

police tape Lancashire police are appealing for information following a number of “flashing” incidents at a park in Penwortham. In June and July police received four reports of a naked man who […]

8 years ago
Mother mourns loss of baby Ollie McBride killed in Ribbleton

ollie mcbride A mother has spoken of her loss after her six-month-old son, Ollie McBride, died at a house in the East of Preston after his father had hung himself. Michaela Swain […]

8 years ago
Friends group set up for Fishwick and St Matthew’s

friends group in action Preston Council’s Unity FM Neighbourhood Management Office on New Hall Lane closed its doors in April this year, following central government spending cuts. This has left Fishwick and St Matthew’s […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston taxi driver found dead at house in Ribbleton

Police Line Tape A man was found dead in the East of the city last night after police were called to an address in Ribbleton. 39-year-old Paul McBride is believed to have killed […]

8 years ago
New website launched to help Preston’s restaurants

shelley redfern and gareth redfern at north'n exposure launch A new website aiming to help people decide where to eat in Lancashire has launched, run by a husband and wife team from Fulwood. North’n Exposure took over the Fusion […]

8 years ago
“Bottleneck” Preston station criticised in rail report

Preston Station has been branded one of the worst for passenger overcrowding and bottlenecks. The regional West Coast hub was identified on an 11-strong station list requiring intervention, with action […]

8 years ago
Win cash prizes with Speak Up Preston’s Challenge

Speak Up Preston has announced the launch of the East Preston Challenge – an opportunity for people across Deepdale, Ribbleton and St Matthew’s to win cash prizes for ideas that help make […]

8 years ago
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