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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.

Bamber Bridge crossing replaces playing fields level-crossing

Network Rail has opened a new £1.4m railway footbridge in Bamber Bridge to allow pedestrians and cyclists to cross safely. Network Rail invested £1.4m to allow people to travel from […]

3 days ago
City of Preston 10K sets September date as SPAR renews sponsorship

Over 1,000 runners will join the City of Preston 10K as it returns this September with main sponsors SPAR. The City of Preston 10K will return on Sunday, 25 September, […]

3 days ago
Preston North End event celebrates birth of women’s football

An event to celebrate and explore the birthplace of women’s football took place at Preston North End, just after England’s Lionesses won the Women’s 2022 Euros. The event was held […]

4 days ago
Adnan from Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams granted asylum

Adnan playing cricket Pic: Lancashire County Council One of the boys who took part in Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams project has been granted asylum. Adnan is a refugee from Afghanistan and has been living with his […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement More high rise flats planned for Preston city centre

This is what Crompton Court will look like pic: Planning documents Plans have been lodged for a proposed new build private residential development composed of two buildings located in Chadderton and Crompton Court, Percy Street, in the city centre. The proposed […]

4 days ago
Petition launched against takeaway near Deepdale football ground

Takeaway by Preston North End Pic: Google A petition has been launched objecting to the reintroduction of a hot food takeaway near Preston North End‘s stadium in Deepdale. The former ‘refreshments hut’ used to operate on match […]

4 days ago
Prehistoric Preston, ice dams and a glacial lake

For over 50,000 years, most of Britain was covered by a thick sheet of ice. Only the south was free of this bleak polar desert. Notably, the English Channel did […]

4 days ago
Penwortham artist to exhibit at Southport Flower Show

Shiryn Wynter A prestigious flower show has invited a local artist to create new work for a solo exhibition later this month. From 18 to 21 August, Penwortham artist Shiryn Wynter Art […]

5 days ago
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