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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.

Preparing for electrification between Preston and Blackpool: road bridge closure

Network Rail electrifying key rail routes across the North West This weekend sees the first phase of a long, series of works for a fully electrified rail route between Preston […]

9 years ago
Preston police promote Alcohol Awareness Week

Preston Police’s Licensing Team have been promoting positive drinking messages this week as part of Alcohol Awareness Week to raise awareness of the harms associated with binge drinking. The week […]

9 years ago
Body discovered in River Ribble is missing man

A body discovered in the River Ribble at Preston on Wednesday (21st November) has now been confirmed to be that of David Young who was reported missing last month. A […]

9 years ago
Preston Guild coming to a small screen near you with DVD release

guild trades procession A DVD celebrating the Preston Guild is to be released in time for Christmas. The film will feature footage from all the main events at the Guild including the parade. […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crimewatch appeal for Fugitive Ivan Leach who is sighted in Preston

ivan leach Police hunting fugitive Ivan Leach have turned to BBC1’s Crimewatch programme in a bid to track him down. Leach, also known as Lee Cyrus, went missing from North Sea Camp […]

9 years ago
Cyclists take to the Guild Wheel in fancy dress to raise funds for SPACE Centre

super cyclist Twenty cyclists donned various fancy dress outfits to raise thousands of pounds for charity over the weekend. Led by Louise Taylor, the group raised £2,000 for the under-threat disability centre […]

9 years ago
Kirsty Henshaw among the winners at the 2012 Lancashire Business Awards

kirsty henshaw with peter jones Preston firms came out to celebrate last week at a glitzy bash for the 2012 Lancashire Business Awards. Hosted by Downtown Lancashire in Business on Thursday 15 November it saw […]

9 years ago
Appeal for missing Preston man believed to be in Burnley

Update 8.37 pm on Tuesday 20 November. Tim Allen has been found safe and well according to police. Police are appealing for information about a 51 year old man missing […]

9 years ago
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