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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.

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
Harris Open Exhibition: Art lovers come out for launch

Harris Open launch   Despite bitterly cold weather conditions, Preston’s art lovers were out in force last night for the launch of the Harris Open Exhibition. The annual celebration of local creative talent […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston ‘fantasist’ jailed for terrorism offences

Today at Preston Crown Court Craig Allan Slee, 42, was sentenced for four offences under the 2006 Terrorism Act. Craig Slee of Trawden Crescent, Preston initially pleaded “Not Guilty”, but […]

9 years ago
Pets in danger from rock salt scattered by gritters in big freeze

  Although Preston has not yet been hit with the worst of the snowfall covering much of the country here is some timely advice for pet owners from the RSPCA. […]

9 years ago
Police warning to drivers as snow expected in Preston from Friday morning

Snow showers are set to cause disruption in Preston and Lancashire from Friday afternoon. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning and expects between 5-10cm of snow to blanket […]

9 years ago
Preston brought to a standstill by traveller funeral

A large traveller funeral caused delays on the roads of Warrington and Preston last Tuesday afternoon. The funeral of a young traveller who was found dead at his home last […]

9 years ago
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