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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.

Generous locals saddle up for charity

Local horse riders turned charity fund raisers on Thursday evening, raising over £500 for children who need extra care. Horse riders at Croston Farm in Whittle Le Woods were inspired […]

11 years ago
Blog Preston – The best of September

We’ve had a surge of new contributors this month on Blog Preston, which we’re hoping will continue into the months ahead to give you the best content that Preston has […]

11 years ago
McVicar rebukes pay critics

UCLan’s Vice-Chancellor has warned that “ill-informed” discussions of senior staff pay will simply drive competent professionals out of the UK and into the hands of overseas competitors. His warning comes […]

11 years ago
Murdered hedgehog’s carer vows to beat thugs and carry on

A Lancashire woman has vowed to continue her work with a charity she runs from her home, a week after mindless thugs shot and murdered one of her patients.

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lasting Olympics legacy for local community

Despite the weather’s best efforts, it failed to disrupt proceedings and it failed to dampen the spirits of the residents around Ashton Park as they celebrated the opening of a […]

11 years ago
Red Arrows Flying Visit

The Red Arrows caused a stir in Ashton Park yesterday. But it wasn’t their famous flying display up in the air, as several pilots from their display team made a […]

11 years ago
McVicar Salary Outcry

Here we go again. I’m sure Dr Malcolm McVicar is getting sick and tired of students and journalists alike requesting a statement or sound bite just so he can defend […]

11 years ago
Police set for huge job-cuts

George Osborne’s austerity measures designed to cut the deficit will affect law and order, says Lancashire’s top cop. Lancashire Police has announced it will cut around 1000 jobs over the […]

11 years ago
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