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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.

City welcomes first Preston Guild baby: Max Baldwin-Green

max baldwin-green The first baby born in the Preston Guild year has been welcomed into the world at Preston Royal Hospital this morning. Max Baldwin-Green wasn’t due until Wednesday but at 1.39am […]

9 years ago
Free Christmas tree recycling service on offer at Ashton Park

christmas tree It’s time to start thinking about taking down the Christmas decorations and throwing out the tree. Preston City Council are offering a free service to recycle your Christmas tree. They […]

9 years ago
Police return stolen puppy Rio in time for Christmas

rio His name is Rio and for his owners they thought his first Christmas was ruined. The puppy’s owner, a 12-year-old girl from Bamber Bridge, had her puppy pinched just weeks […]

9 years ago
Preston Council spend £40k on website revamp

preston city council Preston City Council has launched its new website, claiming it will make it easier for residents to access services online. Around £40,000 has been ploughed into improving the website over […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton conman who preyed on elderly is jailed for six years

sardar singh An Ashton man who robbed a pensioner of hundreds of pounds in his own home has been jailed for six years. In a sickening series of events, Sardar Singh befriended […]

9 years ago
Preston council services Christmas and New Year opening times

preston town hall Preston City Council begin their shutdown for the Christmas holidays from 2pm tomorrow. All council offices close at 2pm on Friday 23rd December and will not re-open until Tuesday 3rd […]

9 years ago
Fire crews bring huge blaze at industrial estate in Leyland under control

tissue factory fire A fire which ripped through five buildings on an industrial estate outside Preston has been contained by fire fighters. 60 firefighters are still on the scene at Centurion Way, Leyland, […]

9 years ago
Video: Fire at tissue factory on business park near Preston

tissue factory fire A tissue factory near Preston has gone up in flames this evening, destroying up to five buildings on an industrial estate. 20 fire crews are at the scene on Wheelton […]

9 years ago
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