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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.

Busy Preston routes would see new lanes added under plans to reduce delays

Strand Road and Guild Way junction after proposed changes A busy route out of Preston could get an extra lane to help reduce notorious evening rush hour delays. Plans being considered by Lancashire County Council would see fresh capacity […]

15 hours ago
New plans for A582 could see double roundabouts scrapped for traffic lights

CGI of the Croston Road proposals - July 2024 Plans have been unveiled to overhaul a series of junctions on one of the busiest routes between South Ribble and Preston after a previous vision to create a new dual […]

15 hours ago
Preston Guild Hall foyer venue The Guild Lounge opening

The exterior of Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road - the foyer area, to be known as The Guild Lounge - is on the first floor Pic: Blog Preston Preston Guild Hall is to see its first live events for more than half-a-decade from early October. Proposals to re-open the foyer area as a make-shift venue branded as The […]

1 day ago
Neighbours raise concerns over Penwortham Girls’ High School rebuild

Neighbours are raising objections against plans to rebuild Penwortham Girls School, accusing those behind the plans of secrecy amid fears a ‘catalogue of problems’ will be unleashed. The ageing school […]

1 day ago
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Preston City Council backs ‘Little Van of Warm’ – a free energy-saving initiative 

Staff from CHiL and Preston City Council with 'Little Van of Warm' Preston City Council is backing the ‘Little Van of Warm’ initiative in partnership with Cosy Homes in Lancashire. The scheme aims to assist hundreds of households by providing free installations […]

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Preston’s big family festival is back this month

Performers on stage at a previous The Lancashire Festival The Lancashire Festival returns for its fifth outing at Miller Park later this month. The family-friendly festival will take place on Saturday 27 July. Gates will open at 11am for […]

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Police release new Kelly Henry image with ‘better likeness’ and repeat appeal

A new police image of Kelly Henry Police have released a new image of a woman they want to speak with after a burglary. Lancashire Constabulary had last week released an image of Kelly Henry, who also […]

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Lightfoot Lane to see temporary traffic lights until mid-September

Lightfoot Lane at the junction with Wychnor will have temporary lights in place until the end of July Pic: Google One of Fulwood’s busiest routes is set to see temporary traffic lights continue for at least the next two weeks and then at various points until the middle of September. […]

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