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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.

Winner of literary prize set up in memory of UCLan lecturer announced

Dinesh brought short story writing to communities in Preston and beyond The third winner of a literary prize set up in memory of a Preston lecturer has been announced. The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction has this year gone to […]

2 days ago
Preston taking on Penkhull in FA Cup of Flags final

Preston and Penkhull flags Pic: @flaginstitute The Preston flag is competing in the first-ever FA Cup of Flags final today (Friday 29 May). Preston made it through to the showdown with Stoke town Penkhull after a […]

2 days ago
Former Browns nightclub would become offices in new Glover’s Court flats scheme

How the new flats and offices complex would look in Glover's Court Further proposals for flats planned for Glovers Court are due to be tabled. The now empty Browns nightclub could soon become two new offices on the ground floor of a […]

2 days ago
Rift Bar Preston looks to have closed for good due to coronavirus pandemic

Rift Bar is in Main Sprit Weind off Fishergate Pic: 70023venus2009 A Preston city centre bar looks to have called time due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rift Bar Preston, in Main Sprit Weind, off Fishergate, was closed along with other pubs […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble as next stage of lockdown confirmed

Fo a second consecutive day, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation rust has recorded no new deaths from coronavirus. The death toll remains at 199 across Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals. […]

3 days ago
Preston dogs wanted for new doggy makeover BBC One show

A labrador eyeing up a fully-body massage Pic: Pixabay Dog lovers who want to see their pet get a makeover are being urged to apply for a new BBC show. Pooch Perfect is a new primetime TV series set […]

3 days ago
Lancashire County Council issue further statement about primary schools not taking more pupils

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has issued an additional statement after the news it was now not recommending primary schools accept more pupils from Monday 1 June. During Wednesday (27 May) afternoon […]

3 days ago
Preston university researchers say risk to newborn babies from coronavirus is low

A newborn baby Pic: Pixabay Researchers at Preston’s university say a world-first study has shown the risk to newborn babies from coronavirus is classed as ‘low’. The University of Central Lancashire worked with staff at […]

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