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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.

Preston to star in live BBC TV Passion drama to celebrate Guild year

michael sheen the passion An ambitious project to screen a live drama set in Preston on the BBC can be revealed. The Preston Passion will take place at various locations across the city and […]

9 years ago
Preston rail commuters left frustrated by Northern Rail extra capacity decision

northern rail Rail commuters between Preston and Manchester were dismayed today when Northern Rail decided not to expand the capacity on the city route. Passengers vented their anger on Twitter as the […]

9 years ago
International visitors to stump up for 2012 Guild dinner

International visitors to the Preston Guild’s international reception are set to be charged for attending. The tight budget restrictions on the 2012 Guild will see the Mayor’s event, which attracted […]

9 years ago
Preston Market aiming to win national award

preston covered market Preston Market is asking for your support to help it be voted Britain’s Favourite Market. Last year the market finished outside the top four in the award, with market chiefs […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Deadline looms for comments on new Preston housing plans

farington m6 from above Tomorrow is the final day for residents across Preston to have their say on where 22,000 new homes could be built in the area. Preston, South Ribble and Chorley needs […]

9 years ago
Think tank raises concerns over lack of Preston city centre business growth

preston ringway Preston has been labelled as the key city for driving economic growth in Lancashire, according to a report by a think tank for urban economies. The Centre for Cities research […]

9 years ago
Police launch new non-emergency phone service 101 for reporting crime

101 non-emergency number A new number for reporting non-emergency crimes to the police launches in Lancashire today. The 101 service is available for members of the public to discuss anti-social behaviour, report incidents […]

9 years ago
Cotton Pops: Students design mobile game for Preston Guild

cotton pops game Preston landmarks including Tulketh Mill, Miller Arcade and St Walburge’s Church will be featured in a new computer game celebrating the upcoming Preston Guild. Cotton Pops is a brand new […]

9 years ago
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