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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.

Preston beauty spots to star in new Love from Lancashire charity calendar

The winning photo of Hoghton Bottoms Pic: Shafiq Khan Beauty spots from around Preston and South Ribble are set to feature in a new Love from Lancashire calendar. Mental health charity Lancashire Mind decided to create the calendar after […]

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Which restaurants are offering 50 per cent off in Preston and South Ribble?

The leftovers Diners can enjoy half price food at restaurants across Preston and South Ribble this month as part of the government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme. The scheme aims to […]

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Fulwood and Leyland libraries to be open for longer

Fulwood Library in Garstang Road Pic: Google Fulwood and Leyland libraries will be open for longer as of Monday 17 August. The opening hours will be 10am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. Appointments can be booked […]

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Prestonians urged to help with Covid-19 test and trace programme

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE A recruitment drive is underway across Preston by Lancashire County Council for the Covid-19 test and trace programme. LCC is looking for Community Swabbers to carry out the tests, and […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Retired Penwortham GB Para Athlete leading the way for disability awareness

Claire Buckle A Penwortham retired GB Para Athlete is leading the way against disability discrimination to break down the barriers of disability. Claire Buckle, who competed for England and GB in shot […]

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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 1 to 7

A view of how the cinema development may look A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. The home library service has resumed across the city, a £5,000 donation has been made to the NHS, and […]

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Virtual Preston Caribbean Carnival postponed due to Covid-19

caribbean carnival The Preston Caribbean Carnival team has announced the postponement of its Virtual Carnival, which had been set to take place on Sunday 9 August. The event – usually held at […]

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Students struggling across Preston urged to contact Talkzone

GCSEs and A Level results Students across Preston who have received or are waiting for A-level or GCSE results are being reminded that help, support and guidance is available from Talkzone, the advice and support […]

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