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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.

Rosemere funds personal treatment gowns after concerns over cleanliness

Treatment Delivery Team Leader Kelly Littlefair (right) hands over the Radiotherapy Department’s stock of new Rosemere Cancer Foundation funded gowns to Treatment Planning Team Leader Catherine Abbott Radiotherapy patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre will be given their own brand new treatment gown after concerns were raised about cleanliness and sizing. Rosemere Cancer Foundation agreed to spend £1,625 […]

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First Stonyhurst Literature and Film Festival takes place this weekend

Stonyhurst College celebrates its rich history this weekend with the first Stonyhurst Literary and Film Festival. Visitors from across the country will share a programme of captivating authors, speakers and […]

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New landlords move in at The Grapes in Goosnargh

The Grapes Inn at Goosnargh is under new management – and they might be familiar. Nathan Whittaker, former general manager of The Plungington Hotel and his partner Dan Wade, former […]

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Lostock Hall caravan firm Lunar has been sold

The Lunar Caravans factory in Lostock Hall Pic: Google Dozens of jobs have been saved after a caravan manufacturing firm in Lostock Hall has found a buyer. Administrators were called in at Lunar Caravans in mid-July after the firm […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Mum tells of shock as car ploughs into front garden just inches from kid’s trampoline

Firefighters making the scene safe in Ribbleton Hall Drive Pic: Vicki Louise/Blog Preston A mother has told how wet weather may have saved the lives of her children. Vicki Louise said her children and friends regularly play out on the trampoline in their […]

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Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

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Driver crashes into front garden near Ribbleton school

BMW abandoned in Ribbleton Pic: Blog Preston A driver fled their vehicle after a crash in Ribbleton during Wednesday afternoon. A BMW driver lost control and crashed into the front garden of a property in Ribbleton Hall […]

3 days ago
Refugee children take part in Preston soccer schools

Some of the children taking part in the soccer schools Young refugees from Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria have joined a soccer school in Preston. Sir Tom Finney Soccer School has been running sessions for the children aged five to 12. […]

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