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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.

Ribbleton Gardening Club scoops Britain in Bloom Award

ribbleton library garden A gardening club in Preston is celebrating after winning a national Britain in Bloom Award. The Ribbleton Library Gardening Club scooped the best small neighbourhood trophy after the judges praised […]

10 years ago
Corrie stars and Beverley Knight to turn on Preston Christmas Lights

beverley knight Preston’s Christmas Lights will be turned on next month by a host of star names. Soul singer Beverley Knight, Corrie stars Ryan Thomas (Jason) and Helen Flanagan (Rosie) and Sam […]

10 years ago
Police hunt escaped burglar from Ribbleton

James Lavelle Update 08/11: Mr Lavelle has since been arrested by Lancashire Police on two counts of burglary. A convicted robber and burglar with strong links to Ribbleton is on the run […]

10 years ago
BAE systems cuts: Parliament debate sees Preston MP describe “tragic” situation

  The loss of over 1,300 jobs at BAE Systems in Lancashire was discussed in the House of Commons today with a Preston MP describing the cuts as “tragic” for […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Replay: BAE Job Losses Debated in Parliament

The loss of 3,000 jobs at BAE Systems is set to be discussed in the House of Commons today, at an estimated start time of 5 pm, and we’ll be […]

10 years ago
Drugs raids in Deepdale result in three arrests

Police Line Tape Three men have been arrested after police raided four homes in Deepdale and Plungington yesterday morning. Officers stormed the houses on St Paul’s Road, Dove Street and Blundell Road and […]

10 years ago
Police step up patrols for Halloween

police halloween poster Police in Preston have moved to reassure the community ahead of Halloween over concerns about anti-social behaviour. Additional police patrols will be on duty in the run up to Halloween […]

10 years ago
Man arrested after shooting in Ribbleton

police tape Police in Preston have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Ribbleton. Officers were called to Ribbleton Lane/Skeffington Road around 1am this morning after reports […]

10 years ago
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