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 haulage firm plan to demolish and re-build Deepdale offices

truck A Preston firm selling haulage vehicles around the world are set to demolish and re-build their head office in the city. MM Acquisitions will knock down the offices on Deepdale […]

10 years ago
Re-Fest brings contemporary art to Avenham & Miller Park

Last night a group of performing arts student from the University of Central Lancashire brought their own brand of outdoor contemporary arts to Avenham and Miller Park. It’s not everyday […]

10 years ago
Mapped: How local is your local councillor?

map showing where councillors live in Preston An investigation for Blog Preston has shown over half of the city’s councillors do not live in the wards they represent. Following the local elections earlier in May the addresses […]

10 years ago
Debate to ask whether Preston is now really a city

preston skyline A debate will take place at the end of this month to discuss whether Preston has made the move from a town to a city. The latest Preston Social will […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mapped: Diamond Jubilee Street Parties in Preston

street party The bunting will be out in Preston as 14 street parties take place across three days in the city to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The majority of the street […]

10 years ago
Family pay tribute to “wonderful” father killed in Broughton roundabout collision

Paul Fingleton was killed while cycling home in May 2012 A tearful wife has paid tribute to a “wonderful husband” who was killed while cycling around the Broughton roundabout last night. Paul Fingleton, from Preston, died after a collision with […]

10 years ago
BAE Systems sponsors Preston Guild volunteering

guild choir One of Lancashire’s biggest employers has backed the Preston Guild’s volunteer programme. BAE systems has pledged £20,000 to support over 500 people who are giving up their time to help […]

10 years ago
In pictures: Preston’s outgoing Mayor procession

mayor procession Local photographers Bernie Blackburn and Cotton Gilly were down on the Flag Market yesterday to capture some snaps of the outgoing Mayor of Preston’s procession. View Cotton Gilly’s pics in […]

10 years ago
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