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.

Police release CCTV after man assaulted in Ashton hotel

blackpool road cctv This is the man police believe punched a man repeatedly in the head at a Preston hotel before running off. The CCTV images show the man near the Lane Ends Hotel on […]

10 years ago
Warning to Preston businesses after fake bank notes used at bookies

Man wanted by police over fake notes A raft of fake £20 notes are believed to be in use across Preston. Police are warning businesses to be on their guard after £300 worth of fake notes were […]

10 years ago
River Ribble flood warnings removed but more rain expected

river ribble Weather forecasters expect more rain to lash Preston tonight but the River Ribble is not expected to burst its banks. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of more […]

10 years ago
10,000 turn out in Preston for Olympic torch relay

Olympic Torch The people of Preston attended in their thousands this morning to witness the Olympic torch relay make its way through the city. After a tumultuous night in which parts of […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Early start as Olympic torch arrives in Preston

olympic torch on fishergate It finally arrived, in a blaze of Olympic glory the torch was welcomed to Preston. Local photographer Bernie Blackburn was up early to capture the scenes as it made its […]

10 years ago
Police hunt convicted Ribbleton robber on the run from prison

ryan walch Police are appealing again for information about a convicted robber on the run in Preston. Ryan Walch, 26, of Acacia Road, Ribbleton, was jailed for robbery for five years in […]

10 years ago
Crackdown on youths terrorising Ribbleton estate

Police Line Tape Police have stepped up patrols on a Ribbleton estate due to youth annoyance in the area. Local residents on Robin Street have made complaints about youths trespassing into gardens, making […]

10 years ago
Edible version of Preston landmarks to be created in cake for Guild event

kids with cake Bakers across the city are being asked to get their mixing bowls ready for the Preston Guild. Organisers want to create a map of the most famous landmarks in the […]

10 years ago
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