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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.

Preston firm gets on their bike to raise funds for disabled boy’s care

connor sill   A Preston firm will be getting on their bike to raise money for a disabled boy’s care. 7-year-old Connor Sill, from Preston, has mixed cerebral palsy and next week […]

10 years ago
Pop-up Pie Shop to help project to trace history of Winckley Square

winckley square A project to trace the history and stories of one of Preston’s most famous squares has begun. Winckley Square is a tranquil place to enjoy a quiet lunch break, but […]

10 years ago
Ribbleton shooter sent down for 10 years

daniel nichols A Preston man who shot another man in the leg has been jailed for 10 years and 10 months. Daniel Nicholls, of Guildford Road, Preston, pleaded guilty to possession of […]

10 years ago
Easter Bonnet Parade helps start Guild celebrations

easter bonnet Preston’s annual Easter bonnet parade attracted a record breaking number of entrants yesterday, as the rain failed to take attention away from the annual festivities. 68 kids in total made […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston braves the rain for Easter Egg Rolling tradition

egg rolling Hundreds of people braved the wet weather yesterday to take part in Preston’s traditional Easter egg rolling event on Avenham Park. In a day packed full of events and entertainment, […]

10 years ago
Photos + Videos: Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park

easter egg rolling in Avenham Park Hundreds of people braved the wet weather yesterday to take part in the annual Easter Egg Rolling competition in Avenham Park. View videos below from the event The event, dating […]

10 years ago
Family mourn Preston man stabbed to death at Jessie J concert

philip sherriff The family of a Preston man stabbed to death at a Jessie J concert in London have paid tribute today. Philip Sherriff, 37, was a sales manager with Blackberry and […]

10 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Brockholes

brockholes nature reserve visitor centre It was Easter Sunday 2011 when Brockholes Nature Reserve opened its doors to the public for the first time and as the nature reserve is in effect celebrating its first […]

10 years ago
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