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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.

Masks, sanitiser and a staggered start – the 2020 City of Preston Road Race

Social distancing measures were in place at this year's City of Preston Road Race Pic: Steven Taylor The City of Preston Road Race went ahead on Sunday 9 August, with Rosemere Cancer Foundation as the charity partner. There were 150 participants in the race. Some completed the […]

2 days ago
Rosemere Cancer Centre coffee shop makes profit despite Covid-19

The Rosemere Coffee Shop volunteers The coffee shop within Rosemere Cancer Centre made a £5,939 profit over the 2019/20 financial year. The voluntary committee that runs the coffee shop has presented the funds to Rosemere […]

2 days ago
Preston firms to be helped by business resurgence programme

Lynn Sedgwick, Managing Director of Clayton Legal Local businesses in Preston will be helped by a business scale-up resurgence plan funded by Lancashire County Council. 21 of Lancashire’s most ambitious firms who employ almost 450 staff between […]

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Preston comedian fears for future of live comedy in light of Covid-19 pandemic

Freddy Quinne Preston stand-up comedian Freddy Quinne fears the live comedy scene could be changed forever by the Covid-19 pandemic. Freddy was speaking after a survey by the Live Comedy Association showed […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Thunderstorm warning for Preston and South Ribble

Thunderstorm over Penwortham Pic: Janette Hall A yellow warning has been issued for four days of severe thunderstorms across the UK. The Met Office warning covers Monday to Thursday (10 to 13 August), but there is […]

3 days ago
New ice cream and coffee shop opens at Preston Market

Nurcan and Steve outside their new stall Pic: Hakuna Matata A new ice cream and coffee shop has opened at Preston Market. Hakuna Matata opened in July selling a range of ice cream, sweets, drinks and lunch options. Hakuna Matata […]

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The Foxton Centre receives grant to help Preston’s rough sleepers

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre in Avenham has received a grant to purchase essential items for rough sleepers. The charity appealed to the Morrisons Foundation in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 […]

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Lancashire councillors criticise government for ‘lack of financial help’ in fight against Covid-19

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Labour councillors from Lancashire County Council are accusing the government of failing to ‘live up to promises’ in funding councils in their fight against Covid-19. Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet was […]

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