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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.

New book that will ‘delight Game of Thrones fans’ is launching in Preston

Author Rose Edwards signing books at the Northern Young Adult Literary Festival earlier this year A book that promises to “fill a void for Game of Thrones fans” is launching at a free event at UCLan. The Harm Tree is the first in what’s described […]

3 days ago
Watch as Preston Bus Station plays host to unique performance of Conductor

Seeing the buses moving from above in Conductor Pic: Ryan Gillett Preston Bus Station saw a strangely mesmorising performance during Sunday morning. Buses ran to perfect time during the show of Conductor. The eight movements were performed by buses and volunteers […]

3 days ago
UCLan graduations to see women’s football, rock and roll touring and fabric maker recognised

Looking ahead to a good future - latest UCLan figures show positive signs Pic: Paul Melling A touch of rock and roll royalty will be at UCLan’s graduation ceremonies this week. The University of Central Lancashire is being forced to use one of it’s campus buildings […]

3 days ago
How Preston’s tallest residential building Lofthaus is now due to look

A view of Lofthaus from the Ringway Towering above the Ringway one of the most ambitious residential projects in Preston’s recent history has been given the green light. Lofthaus is expected to cost around £26million and become […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spot yourself in the largest Moonlight and Memories Walk yet for St Catherine’s Hospice

More than 1,000 people made their way through the streets of Lostock Hall last weekend to raise money for the city’s hospice. The annual event raised more than £90,000 for […]

4 days ago
Beer list confirmed for The Continental Beer Festival 19

Sunshine at the Conti Beer Festival in 2017 Preston’s biggest beer festival makes its return after a two year hiatus from Thursday (18 July). The Continental has confirmed its beer and live music line up for the four-day […]

4 days ago
Spot yourself at Preston Handbags and Gladrags charity night

A glamorous charity fundraiser has raised over £1,000 for Age Concern Central Lancashire. In total, attendees at the Handbags and Gladrags event donated around £2,500 worth of dresses and handbags. […]

4 days ago
Person rescued from Preston Docks by firefighters

A calm scene at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall An early morning rescue saw firefighters scrambled to Preston Docks. Two fire engines from Preston Fire Station and specialist appliances from Penwortham were sent to the Marina. One person had […]

4 days ago
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