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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.

Hopfest confirms when the ale returns to Preston Grasshoppers

Crowd gathered at Hopfest last year Hundreds of beer and gin lovers will be returning to a Fulwood festival this summer. Hopfest at Preston Grasshoppers has confirmed its dates. Opening to the public at teatime on […]

4 days ago
M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

4 days ago
Tommy Robinson meeting with Preston Muslim group now unlikely to happen

Tommy Robinson and Nadeem Ashfaq A Preston Muslim charity says their meeting with far-right political candidate Tommy Robinson has been put back. The Light Foundation approached Mr Robinson while he was campaigning in Blackpool during […]

4 days ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wallace & Gromit visit St George’s to celebrate 30 cracking years

Two of Preston’s best loved celebrities will celebrate a 30 cracking years at St George’s Shopping Centre in June. Wallace and Gromit will visit St George’s Shopping Centre to meet […]

5 days ago
Sunshine to continue into Thursday – but clouds gather over the weekend

Harris lit in winter sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall The glorious sunshine which has drenched Preston this week is set to continue into Thursday – but clouds will gather over the weekend. Here’s what the coming days have in […]

5 days ago
Travellers have set up camp on Ribbleton Park

Travellers have set up camp in Ribbleton Park as Preston basks in the sunshine. Caravans and cars were seen parking up on the park in Blackpool Road at around 5pm […]

5 days ago
Man who wrote racist graffiti on Fulwood mosque ‘had mental health problems’

Paul Melling snapped the work ongoing at the mosque A man who daubed racist graffiti on a mosque in Fulwood has been spared jail after a judge heard he was suffering mental health problems. Gavin Edgehill, 47, was arrested […]

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