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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.

Jail time for Ingol thief who stole Poppy Appeal tins

carl mason Watch CCTV below showing Carl Mason swiping the Poppy Appeal charity tin from the counter of Santander in Blackburn A Preston man who stole cash donated to help war veterans […]

10 years ago
Local students raise awareness of Samaritans

Five UCLan students have been raising awareness about the local Samaritans by offering free hugs to anyone around the university campus. As part of their public relations course, the students […]

10 years ago
Get involved in Preston’s nature this winter

acorns Those who have green fingers can get involved in a host of activities in Preston’s parks this winter. Preston park rangers will be teaching volunteers how to coppice, plant trees […]

10 years ago
200 new homes could be built on Grimsargh greenfields

grimsargh development A swathe of greenfield land near Grimsargh could disappear under a brand new housing development. Plans for 200 new homes have been submitted to Preston City Council for consideration on […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire police and council scheme to install speed cameras is “akin to fraud”

Lancashire police and council chiefs have been accused of cashing in on new road safety measures. The claims come after plans to implement 78 new speed cameras across the county […]

10 years ago
Cage fighting Ribbleton labour club keeps licence

A Preston social club which caused nationwide uproar when it held a cage fighting match between children as young as 8 has escaped closure. The Greenland’s Labour Club in Ribbleton […]

10 years ago
Youth unemployment passes 1 million – compare figures across Lancashire

Youth unemployment has reached a record high of over 1 million, with more 16 to 24 year olds out of work than at any time since 1992, newly released figures […]

10 years ago
CCTV released showing moment Ribbleton store was raided by knife-wielding robbers

cctv grange convenience store edited Police have issued a fresh appeal to catch a man who threatened a shop worker in Preston with a knife. The CCTV photo above show the moment when two men […]

10 years ago
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