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.

Preparations start for Christmas Lancashire Market on the Flag Market

pork pie sellers at lancashire market The Flag Market and Birley Street will be thronged with Christmas shoppers on Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 December, as the Christmas Lancashire Market returns. More than 100 traders will […]

9 years ago
Santa’s Grotto opens at Preston Indoor Market

santa Santa will be setting himself up a grotto in the city Market this Christmas. He started up on Saturday 1 December and will be there every Saturday up until 22 […]

9 years ago
Preston Digital Archive passes 8000 images but volunteers still want more

Junction of Marsh Lane & Spa Road, Preston An online collection of photos of Preston through the years has reached its target of 8,000 uploads. The Preston Digital Archive is housed on photo-sharing site Flickr and founder Barney […]

9 years ago
Sculpture Unveiled to Mark Diamond Jubilee in Preston

A bronze sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II, commissioned to mark the Diamond Jubilee, was unveiled by Lord Shuttleworth KCVO, Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, in a ceremony at the County Hall offices […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement “It must boost the High Street”: Council launches consultation on future of Preston city centre

empty shops A council consultation on the future of Preston city centre is open for comments. The plan states “it must aim the boost the High Street” and “must deliver something new […]

9 years ago
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
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