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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.

Video: Preston’s public sector workers strike over pensions

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

9 years ago
In Photos: Preston’s public sector workers on strike

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

9 years ago
Preston’s public sector workers join biggest strike in 30 years

Over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area today took part in the biggest national strike for 30 years. Several council buildings and schools were shut for […]

9 years ago
Fourth Preston man jailed for part in North West drugs gang

Gary Cluskey The war against drugs in Lancashire scored another success today as another member of a Preston drugs gang was put behind bars. Gary Cluskey of Chapel Lane, New Longton, was […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt three women after two teenage girls hurt in street brawl on Church Street

Above: The faces of three women police want to speak to in connection with an assault on Church Street These are the faces of three women police in Preston want to speak to about a fight outside a city night club. Five women were involved in an incident outside […]

9 years ago
November 30 Public Sector Strikes – How they affect you

By Yewtree on Flickr Tomorrow will see teachers and other public sector workers strike on a day of action across Lancashire and the UK. Members of Unite and Unison and many others have voted […]

9 years ago
New Longton drugs gang get 16 years jail time after police raids

new longton drugs gang A drugs baron who lived a life of luxury in an affluent village outside Preston has been jailed for nine years and four months. Lee Ormandy who blighted the local […]

9 years ago
Preston celebrates Lancashire Day 2011

lancashire day Today the bells ring out and proclamations take place across the county to declare it Lancashire Day. This historic date celebrates when the county first sent its representatives to Parliament […]

9 years ago
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