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.

The Preston charities backing suicide prevention campaign

Window view Residents across Preston are being encouraged to keep talking throughout COVID-19 as part of Lancashire and South Cumbria’s suicide prevention campaign. The first phase of the Let’s Keep Talking campaign […]

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Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

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BREAKING: Preston goes into local lockdown from midnight on Friday August 7

Preston is to be included in the additional restrictions that apply to other parts of east Lancashire, Greater Manchester and west Yorkshire. That means, from midnight tonight if you are […]

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Winckley Square pop-up cycle lane to be removed

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square The pop-up cycle lane in Winckley Square is set to be removed, following a reduction in traffic in the area. In June, Lancashire County Council created the pop-up cycle lane as […]

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Advertisement Advertisement New Deepdale Covid-19 test centre welcoming walk-ins

A woman having a coronavirus test A new Covid-19 testing centre has opened in Deepdale today (Friday 7 August). The centre, which is based in the car park at Issa Medical Centre, is operating on a […]

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Special Educational Needs and Disability services improved for children in Preston

creative A new report has confirmed that significant improvements have been made to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) services across Lancashire. Lancashire County Council and health services within Lancashire have […]

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BMW destroys bridge and crashes into canal at Forton

White BMW in the Forton canal A white BMW was involved in a road pursuit on the M6 yesterday (Thursday 6 August). The car with two occupants destroyed a bridge before crashing into the Lancaster Canal […]

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Preston residents urged to help find foster carers for siblings

Siblings for fostering (picture not of actual siblings) Lancashire County Council are appealing to those in Preston, and wider Lancashire, to give a loving foster home to three brothers and their sister. The children are currently living with […]

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