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.

Preston toddler death couple bailed pending further enquiries

Two people arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 13-month-old boy have been bailed. The 25-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were arrested on Thursday and questioned by detectives in […]

8 years ago
One hour plus clock change reminder this weekend

British Summer Time (BST) officially starts this weekend. The clocks change in an attempt to get the most of the light. Remember the saying “Spring forward, fall backwards”. Clocks go […]

8 years ago
Two people taken to hospital after serious smash at Penwortham

Picture tweeted from the scene by Phil Jones, Penwortham fire station manager Preston has been gridlocked during rush hour after a serious incident on the Penwortham flyover. The Air Ambulance, Lancashire Police and crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called […]

8 years ago
Haslam Wetland Plant Project back on track after storm damage

Haslam Park saw many trees felled during the February storms Back in August 2013 we reported that one of Preston’s award-winning parks received a funding boost. ÂŁ49,082 was allocated to Haslam Park in Ashton-on-Ribble enabling it to recover and conserve threatened plants. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Transfer to County Hall moves step closer but documents restricted

The first legal stage in transferring Preston Bus Station to the county council has been approved. Council leader Peter Rankin has signed the heads of term arrangement which allows the […]

8 years ago
Couple arrested on suspicion of murder after toddler dies

Police investigating the death of a 13-month-old boy in Preston have arrested a couple. The man leading the investigation has called the death of the toddler on Saturday a “tragic […]

8 years ago
Preston Casino possibility a step nearer

A casino in the heart of Preston may soon become a reality as planning approval is set to be granted. Preston City Councillors will discus the plans to allow the […]

8 years ago
Former Cadley councillor Bill Borrow dies

The late William 'Bill' Burrows A former councillor who represented the Cadley ward for ten years has died. William Borrow, known better as Bill, represented the Liberal Democrats in the Cadley area of Fulwood. In […]

8 years ago
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