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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.

Two Preston teens charged with thefts from cars

police tape Two teenage boys from Preston have been charged by police for stealing from a number of vehicles across the city. A 16-year-old from Fulwood and a 17-year-old from Ashton will […]

10 years ago
Preston Now and Then photo exhibition opens to the public

Preston Now and Then A long-awaited photo exhibition opened to the public today, offering a fascinating glimpse into Preston’s history. The ‘Preston Now and Then’ exhibition, collected and curated by Lea photographer Bernie Blackburn, […]

10 years ago
Waitrose back Love Food, Love Preston festival

waitrose lancs market National supermarket chain Waitrose have stepped in to lend their support to a festival promoting Preston’s restaurants. Love Food, Love Preston runs throughout August to show off the best eateries […]

10 years ago
Free sessions to help Preston residents get online

The Citizenzone bus has been praised for helping residents An award-winning service helping get people in Preston online will be touring the city next month. The CitizenZone bus will be in the Ribble Pilot pub car park and at […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leader pledges to “kick-start” city centre redevelopment

preston city centre view The leader of Preston City Council has pledged to try and “kick-start development” in the centre of the city. Cllr Peter Rankin, answering questions on a live Q&A session with […]

10 years ago
Ask the leader: Put your questions to Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin

peter rankin This is your chance to put your questions about the city direct to the leader of Preston City Council. Having recently increased his majority in the council chamber, Labour leader […]

10 years ago
Caribbean beats and colours to light up Flag Market for Carnival contest

carnival 2011 The Flag Market will come alive this weekend with the sounds of the Caribbean as the annual Carnival King and Queen contest. Vibrant costumes and an ability to dazzle the […]

10 years ago
Former Victorian school on Moor Lane could become student flats

moor lane A former Victorian school on Moor Lane could be converted to make way for more student flats in the area. Appleby House, formerly the St Thomas’s Infant School, takes up […]

10 years ago
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