Preston News

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.

Open to the Public: Talk, film screening & discussion about empty buildings in Preston’s City Centre

There are 300 empty or underused buildings in Preston’s city centre, Open to the Public is an art project and platform that maps all the vacant buildings in the city […]

9 years ago
Hope for Life: changing lives through food parcels

  Here is a worthwhile project taking place now on the streets of Preston…. Hope for Life was created in a response to significant and rising levels of food poverty […]

9 years ago
Delays of up to 60 minutes for rail passengers after overhead line problems between Preston and Wigan

Virgin Trains service to London Euston departing Preston Trains between Preston and Wigan North Western have been cancelled due to overhead wire problems near Euxton Balshaw Lane. A limited bus replacement service is running between Preston station and […]

9 years ago
Fishwick BMX track to be upgraded after Pirates win funding

The skatepark was first opened in 2006 The skatepark was first opened in 2006 A city BMX track will be upgraded to national standard after securing a funding a grant. Preston City Council and the Preston Pirates […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Snow disruption in Lancashire

Heavy snowfall is caused huge disruption to some of Lancashire’s motorways overnight. The M65, M58 and in particular M6 motorways were affected with drivers being stuck for hours on the […]

9 years ago
Police appeal after diesel is stolen from Preston school minibus

Police are appealing for information after a special school minibus was targeted by diesel thieves in Preston. The offence took place overnight on Tuesday 22nd January at the Royal Cross […]

9 years ago
Registration for Run Preston 2013 opens

run preston Registration has opened for the premier running event in the city in September. Run Preston will see over 1,500 runners of all ages take on routes around the city. Runners […]

9 years ago
Third time lucky? Preston Bus Station campaigners apply to list the building

bus station view A third attempt to have Preston Bus Station protected as a listed building has been lodged. The 20th Century Society, who wrote back in December about their admiration for the […]

9 years ago
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