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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.

iPhone and Android apps launched to promote Preston Guild

guild app Free apps for iPhone and Android phones promoting the Preston Guild have been launched. Built by Preston web firm Bespoke Internet, the apps was made available in late February and […]

10 years ago
Egg rolling to take over Avenham Park on Easter Monday

The annual tradition of Easter Egg rolling in Preston’s Avenham and Miller Park continues this year. On Easter Monday thousands of people are expected to line to the tops of […]

10 years ago
In pictures: Preston runs the Sport Relief Mile

sport relief mile in avenham park Prestonians literally went the extra mile for charity today as hundreds took part in the Sport Relief Mile. Bernie Blackburn was down early in Avenham Park to snap the runners. […]

10 years ago
Taxi officer worker fined for smoking in workplace

ashtray A taxi office worker who consistently ignored warnings about smoking in his workplace has been fined. Usman Musa of Coleman Court, Preston, pleaded guilty to smoking within a smokefree place […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Market to return on Easter weekend

pork pie sellers at lancashire market The city’s popular Lancashire Market will return this Easter. The market, which is held three times a year, has attracted over 180,000 people into the city centre when its held. […]

10 years ago
New flyering permits net city council £3,500 windfall

flag market in preston A council permit scheme to cut down flyering in the city centre has raised over £3,500 in the first six months of operation. The scheme, launched in late September last […]

10 years ago
Preston North End fans prepare to don bowler hats for Gentry Day

gentry day banner Preston North End fans are preparing to don their bowler hats and pin stripe suits for the Gentry Day. The tradition, dating back to the early 1970s, will see the […]

10 years ago
Tributes paid to Hungarian teen killed in motorcycle smash

Mihaly Besnyi An emotional tribute has been paid by the mother of a motorcylist who lost his life on Preston’s roads today. Mihaly Besnyi, 17, who lived in Ashton, died in a […]

10 years ago
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