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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.

Re-paving of Preston Flag Market begins ahead of Guild year

preston flag market The historic market square in the centre of Preston will have the builders in from tomorrow, as the go ahead was given for improvement works. Sections of Preston’s Flag Market […]

9 years ago
Graffiti or art? Mural appears near Avenham Park

avenham park mural An abandoned building in Penwortham has seen a giant mural painted on its side. The Vernon Carus sports field saw the artwork, depicting the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa sculpture in […]

9 years ago
Businesses invited to apply for Preston Guild trades procession

Businesses across Preston are being invited to apply to take part in the 2012 Guild trade procession. 150 companies will be allowed to take part in the parade, up from […]

10 years ago
Deepdale community group manager speaks out on government cuts

With town hall’s across the county tightening their budgets it is many grass roots organisations who rely on public funding who are feeling the pinch. We spoke to Sally Sutton […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton Library set for new-look

ribbleton library A library in the east of Preston will close its doors during a period of refurbishment. Ribbleton Library, which was built in 1954, will have extensive rennovation work later this […]

10 years ago
Preston man questioned over double murder in Fulwood

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of two bodies at a bungalow in Fulwood. Two women were found dead in Longfield and the […]

10 years ago
Special Police Inspectors appointed to oversee Lancashire Police’s voluntary constables

Eleven special inspectors have been appointed to oversee Lancashire’s Special Constabulary,  managing the policing activity of special sergeants and special constables across the county’s six policing divisions. Special Inspector Peter Allen, […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 06/08/11 – Police appeal for information on burglary, man assaulted by 15 men in Ribbleton

Police in Preston are appealing for information about a man who is wanted in connection with a burglary in the city last year. Jordan Finch, 20, is wanted in connection […]

10 years ago
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