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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.

Roadworks nightmare at Watery lane almost over

‘Nightmare’ roadworks due to be completed on 31st October. The A583 Watery Lane outbound near Strand Road has been closed due to roadworks for what seems like an eternity. New […]

9 years ago
Beware citizens advice phone scam in Preston

Scammers who claim to offer help with debts are phoning vulnerable people in Preston to try to get hold of their bank details. The caller claims to be from the […]

9 years ago
Philip Sherriff murder trial begins

philip sherriff Ashley Charles (26) from Leicester denies the murder of Preston man Philip Sherriff. Charles allegedly slashed Mr Sherriff in the neck with a broken beer bottle at a Jessie J […]

9 years ago
The end of the Jazz Bar in Preston

The Jazz Bar, described by some as a broad-based community local boozer, that attracted heavy drinkers from Preston town centre and surrounding areas is no more. Currently being transformed into […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal following fatal collision on the M6 at Preston

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6. The incident happened at around 11:00am this morning (24th October) on the northbound carriage way just […]

9 years ago
Lost: Female Tan Norfolk Terrier Cross

An urgent appeal for a lost much loved pet. Todd, a female Norfolk terrier cross wearing a ‘Help the Heros’ collar went missing from a family members farm in Woodplumpton […]

9 years ago
Absconded prisoner on the run in Preston changes appearance

Police are continuing their hunt for a Preston man who absconded from an open prison in Lincolnshire earlier this month – who police believe has now grown a beard in […]

9 years ago
City Centre Cafe Closes

The popular lunchtime Voi Cafe in Preston, with the tag line “Where fashion meets fine dining,” looks like it has put up its ‘closed’ sign for the last time. The Voi […]

9 years ago
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