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.

Supermarket and retail park for Eastway moves to next stage

How the new mini retail park in Eastway is due to look Detailed proposals for a mini retail park in Fulwood have gone in. The Eastway Hub was approved in September last year after a planning battle lasting years. A supermarket, six […]

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Preston Easter Egg Rolling 2019 hour by hour weather forecast

Action at the Egg Rolling One of Preston’s biggest annual events returns to mark the tradition of rolling Easter Eggs down the grassy slopes of Avenham Park. Egg rolling is often blighted by gale-force winds […]

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What Preston City Council’s new chief exec had to say on being appointed

Adrian Phillips will be the most senior council officer at the Town Hall Preston’s new chief executive of the city council has been confirmed. Adrian Phillips was formally appointed as the new CEO during a full council meeting on Thursday (18 April). Mr […]

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Preston man arrested on suspicion of leaving Fulwood mosque hate crime messages

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston man has been arrested after three offensive messages were written on gate posts of a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam was targeted on three occasions during the Easter weekend. First […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Muslim group issue message in wake of Fulwood mosque graffiti

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Muslim charity in Preston has issued a plea to meet with the graffiti artists behind recent hate crimes against a city mosque. The Light Foundation has expressed shock at […]

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Preston to host first-ever TEDx talk thanks to these youngsters

Oliwia Poddana and Dominick Horton Preston will host its first-ever TEDx event thanks to two young locals. Dominick Horton, 22, and Oliwia Poddana, 19, are bringing TEDx – the non-profit organisation famous for spreading ideas […]

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Easter Sunday delays on the M6 after crash

Tailbacks on the M6 at Red Scar just before Junction 32 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers heading out on Easter Sunday are facing congestion on the M6 at Preston due to a crash. One lane was closed just before Junction 32 at Broughton. Highways England […]

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Two further racist messages left on Fulwood mosque gate posts

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall Police are continuing to investigate after two more hateful messages were found scrawled on the gates of a mosque in Preston. A major hate crime investigation is under way after […]

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