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.

Brexit conference to take place in Preston

Kwasi Kwateng A conference exploring all angles of Brexit will still go ahead – despite the latest delay in proceedings. Preston Guild Hall is playing host to the North and Western Lancashire […]

2 days ago
Body found by police in Meadow Street

The incident took place in Meadow Street Pic: Google The body of a woman was found in Preston during Saturday morning. Preston Police confirmed they were called to Meadow Street. A woman’s body was found in the street at […]

3 days ago
Man wanted in connection with attack outside Church Street bank

The man in the grey hoodie could have information in relation to the attack Pic: Preston Police A man is wanted after an attack outside a bank in Preston city centre. Preston Police have released a CCTV picture after the assault in mid-March. A man was attacked […]

3 days ago
Widow of soldier killed in army training is arranging a festival in his memory

Corporal Darren Neilson died when a tank exploded during training in 2017 The widow of a soldier who died during Army training is arranging a festival in his memory. Corporal Darren Neilson was killed when a tank exploded during a live firing […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New mini-supermarket planned off Ribbleton Lane

The empty unit, pictured at the back, is due to become a mini-supermarket Pic: Blog Preston A new small-scale supermarket is planned in the St Matthews area. Plans have gone in to change a former storage unit off Ribbleton Lane into a new store. The unit […]

3 days ago
Walk of Witness parts Preston city centre shoppers

The cross was carried onto the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Walk of Witness took place through Preston city centre during Good Friday. Marking the journey Jesus made through the streets of Jerusalem while carrying his cross it was recreated […]

4 days ago
Tokyo Jo’s draws ‘legendary crowds’ for nightclub return

On the dancefloor at Toky Jo's Pic: Simon Kirkham Preston saw the return of its ‘legendary’ nightclub during Maundy Thursday and the early hours of Good Friday. Tokyo Jo’s was a mainstay of the clubbing scene in the 90s […]

4 days ago
Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

4 days ago
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