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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.

West Indian club Jalgos under threat from Tithebarn

The campaign to save Preston’s principal West Indian social club is in full swing  following the approval of Tithebarn plans. Preston City Council’s £700m plan for Tithebarn has caused problems […]

9 years ago
Video: EDL and UAF Demonstrations

I’ve edited together the short clips of video that I got from Saturday’s demonstrations in the town centre. The quality isn’t broadcast-standard, but I still think it gives a good […]

9 years ago
Bodyblow for Preston’s small businesses after demonstrations

Shop owner Ruth Anderson talks to Blog Preston Christmas shoppers deserted Preston city centre as two rival groups moved in to protest leaving many small businesses out of pocket. Owners, managers and traders voiced concerns of violence, which […]

9 years ago
EDL and UAF Demonstrations: Audio Slideshow of the day

We had a lot of photographers documenting yesterday’s demonstrations in the town centre. Instead of just showing you the photos in a normal post I thought it’d be good to […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Extra police ensure peaceful protests take place

A huge police operation ensured that two demonstrations in Preston city centre took place without major incident. A protest by the English Defence League (EDL) and a counter-demonstration from Unite […]

9 years ago
EDL and UAF Demonstrations – Live Coverage

The English Defence League (EDL) have been granted permission to hold a ‘static protest’ between 1 and 2pm today, with Unite Against Fascism (UAF) holding a counter demonstration. Police presence […]

9 years ago
Sync – Event for Media Creators

Tomorrow evening the Continental are holding a Media Arts Network event, designed to bring together people who are passionate about the media arts in Preston. Everything from specialists in camera […]

9 years ago
Late night shopping during Christmas period

Looking for the 2011 Christmas shopping times? Click here for all the details on the late night shopping, free parking and Christmas Market Preston’s city centre shops will stay open […]

9 years ago
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