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.

Runners take to city streets for Run Preston 2011

run preston 2011 finish line Over 1,500 people took to the city streets today for the annual Run Preston event. The 10k and 5k races saw many people in fancy dress raising money for charity. […]

10 years ago
‘Terrifying’ armed robber jailed for eight years

stuart cheetham A man who threatened supermarket staff with a knife and stole hundreds of pounds worth of cash has been jailed for eight years. 33-year-old Stuart Cheetham (pictured left) was sentenced […]

10 years ago
Licence review for ‘cage fighting’ Greenlands Labour Club

A Preston social club which has caused nationwide outrage for hosting a ‘cage fight’ featuring children as young as 8 will be investigated by council chiefs. The Greenlands Labour Club […]

10 years ago
Comment: Why we’re backing the ‘Autumn of Action’

ribbleton mural Earlier this week we announced the chance for local people to apply for funding to help change the areas they live in, we thought we’d explain here why we’re backing […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Story of Eight year old fighters makes national news

Children as young as eight have been filmed fighting in Mixed Martial Arts at a city social club, and the story has made national news over the past day. First […]

10 years ago
One of Preston’s most wanted men arrested on the run in Nigeria

dion lee A Preston man wanted in connection with importing cocaine, cannabis and firearms into the UK has been arrested in Nigeria. Dion Lee (pictured left), who has been on the run […]

10 years ago
Create ideas for positive change in Deepdale, Ribbleton or St Matthew’s and win a cash prize

Disclosure: I’m involved in the Speak Up Preston project myself, as a co-partner. My role involves teaching and training community journalists in Deepdale, Ribbleton and St Matthew’s.  Your Preston FM […]

10 years ago
Opinion: How high speed rail will benefit Preston

west coast main line HS2 or High Speed 2 as it is known is a government proposal to build a new high speed, high capacity rail line connecting the North with London. The new […]

10 years ago
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