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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.

Ribbleton pizza restaurant applies for booze licence

carlito's pizza A Ribbleton takeaway’s bid to serve booze could be refused because of problems with crime and disorder in the area. Carlito’s Pizza on Miller Road wants to sell booze until […]

9 years ago
Nominate your local sporting heroes in the Preston Sports Awards 2012

preston grasshoppers Those who organise a training session on a wet Thursday evening, compete in sports across the globe or do extraordinary things for their love of sport are to be recognised […]

9 years ago
Cannabis worth over £12,000 seized at city centre house

Cannabis plants found by police during the drugs raid A cannabis haul worth over £12,000 was seized from a city centre house this week. Police raided a property in Hopwood Street on Thursday morning to find 32 plants. The […]

9 years ago
MAPS Festival: Contemporary arts festival to thrill during Guild celebrations

fallenwall arts An all-day contemporary arts festival has won funding from the council during the Guild year. Preston’s MAPS festival will launch in September and showcase artists and experimental work within the […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Met Office issue severe weather warning for North West

The Met Office have issued a severe weather warning based on high winds for the North West. Strong gusts up to 93 miles an hour were recorded across the region […]

9 years ago
Gates come down on Deepdale’s troubled alleys

deepdale alley Four more areas of Preston will be getting new alleygates in the next year, according to a new report. Four lanes in Deepdale, Ashton, St Matthews and the Town Centre […]

9 years ago
Preston councillors blast government over solar panel pricing review

solar panel at uclan Two Preston councillors have accused the government of “strangling the solar industry at birth” by making cuts to the price of energy sold from solar panels. A motion tabled at […]

9 years ago
2012: What’s in Preston council’s inbox for the first few months of the New Year

The new J. B. Firth Forensic Science building, part of the University in Preston takes shape The next twelve months will be of tremendous importance for the city of Preston, with the upcoming Guild celebrations dominating proceedings. But with some of the largest budget cuts of […]

9 years ago
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