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.

Zap! Organise street cleanup this morning

Zap! the smartphones app for students, is organising a street cleanup on Fishergate called Love Where You Live this morning at 10:30. As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Love Where […]

10 years ago
St. George’s hosts fourth successful student lock-in

Over nine thousand students from across the north west flocked to St George’s Shopping Centre for the fourth annual Student Lock-In last Tuesday. 46 retailers in the centre opened their doors […]

10 years ago
Brockholes nature reserve wins tourism award

brockholes nature reserve A nature reserve in the east of the city has won a regional tourism award. Brockholes nature reserve on Preston New Road, Fishwick opened in the Spring and has now […]

10 years ago
Community group call for filmmakers to celebrate Preston

preston motion picture project A community group are seeking to celebrate Preston through the medium of film in time for the Guild 2012 celebrations. Preston Motion Picture Project was set up independently by Matt […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New permits launched to stop flyering in the city centre

preston flag market People who hand out flyers in the centre of Preston will now need a permit from the council. From Saturday anyone distributing leaflets will need to have a permit costing […]

10 years ago
Police release CCTV image in city centre assault probe

man wanted in connection with assault Police are appealing again for information after an assault at a city centre bar A 23-year-old man was hit in the face with a glass bottle last month at Manyana’s […]

10 years ago
Runners take to city streets for Run Preston 2011

run preston 2011 finish line Over 1,500 people took to the city streets today for the annual Run Preston event. The 10k and 5k races saw many people in fancy dress raising money for charity. […]

10 years ago
‘Terrifying’ armed robber jailed for eight years

stuart cheetham A man who threatened supermarket staff with a knife and stole hundreds of pounds worth of cash has been jailed for eight years. 33-year-old Stuart Cheetham (pictured left) was sentenced […]

10 years ago
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