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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.

Cage fighting Ribbleton labour club keeps licence

A Preston social club which caused nationwide uproar when it held a cage fighting match between children as young as 8 has escaped closure. The Greenland’s Labour Club in Ribbleton […]

9 years ago
Youth unemployment passes 1 million – compare figures across Lancashire

Youth unemployment has reached a record high of over 1 million, with more 16 to 24 year olds out of work than at any time since 1992, newly released figures […]

9 years ago
CCTV released showing moment Ribbleton store was raided by knife-wielding robbers

cctv grange convenience store edited Police have issued a fresh appeal to catch a man who threatened a shop worker in Preston with a knife. The CCTV photo above show the moment when two men […]

9 years ago
Fulwood Police Station to be sold as police reveal result of buildings review

fulwood police station A police station in the North of the city will be sold off to help pay for massive savings needing to be made by Lancashire Police. Fulwood Police Station is […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New application submitted for Asian wedding hall in Deepdale

plans for wedding hall on harcross yard A banqueting and wedding venue for Preston’s growing Asian community could be built in Deepdale. Former industrial land in the east of the city has been earmarked for a 100+ […]

9 years ago
Opinion: What should happen to the old Post Office?

the old post office The former post office building situated right in the heart of the city is a beautiful, iconic building and is extremely important to the people of Preston. Forming, as it […]

9 years ago
Preston’s post-1945 war dead to be honoured on Armistice Day

Preston's war memorial will eventually be a permanent home to a new roll of honour for those who have lost their lives in conflicts post-1945 A roll of honour to remember members of the armed forces killed since 1945 will be unveiled tomorrow. The ceremony at the Harris Museum will see the names of 114 […]

9 years ago
Preston Motion Picture Project release new trailer

preston motion picture project Preston Motion Picture Project today released their next trailer, entitled “Rhapsody in Preston”. It features a black and white jaunt through Preston taking in the fireworks, the flag market, Avenham […]

9 years ago
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