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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.

Revealed: Preston residents included in leaked EDL list

(c) Matthew Parkinson A list showing the identity of people who bought merchandise from websites associated to the far-right English Defence League (EDL) group has been revealed by hackers. Five people from Preston […]

10 years ago
Price promise for train passengers

Grand Central train on the North East route Grand Central Railway have promised cheaper fares, spacious trains and better storage if its proposed direct rail link from Lancashire to London are approved. The open access operator submitted plans […]

10 years ago
#UKUncut – Tax Avoidance Protest in city centre

UK Uncut in Preston Protestors from tax-avoidance group UK Uncut braved the harsh weather to vent their annoyance outside the Vodafone store in Preston city centre Saturday afternoon. A small group-of-six handed out leaflets […]

10 years ago
Student Protests in Town Centre

Students and local people protested in Preston city centre today to urge Liberal Democrat ministers to vote against a rise in tuition fees. Around 100 students from UCLan, representatives of […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Withy Trees pub given ‘dream’ refurbishment

The Withy Trees pub has been given a fresh lease of life thanks to a new ownership and refurbishment. Situated on Lytham Road, Fulwood, the pub had been in a […]

10 years ago
Santas put on their running shoes for charity

Runners took to the street for Preston’s annual Santa Dash for festive fun and fundraising. The Santa Dash attracted a host of participants to the Flag Market with the younger […]

10 years ago
Guest post: Save our club. Jalgos forever.

In 1963 the Lancashire Evening Post ran a story about a colour bar operating in Preston. An organized pub crawl organized by the Commonwealth Association discovered two bars in the […]

10 years ago
Police cordon off Deepdale area as blaze rages on

A former warehouse has been evacuated and a 500 feet area cordoned off after a four-storey building was engulfed by flames. The building, on Kent St, is home to the Iqra education centre […]

10 years ago
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