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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.

Racist graffiti appears outside Fulwood mosque

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall Police are investigating alleged racist graffiti outside a mosque in Preston. Masjid E Salaam in Watling Street Road has two racist slurs on two pillars along the front of the […]

4 days ago
M6 gridlocked at Preston as Good Friday getaway begins

Traffic cameras show the M6 queues at Junction 29 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Holidaymakers are hitting the M6 during Good Friday and police say it’s the busiest they’ve seen it. Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods of Lancashire Police took to Twitter to say […]

4 days ago
Easter Eggs donated to Preston Foodbank by kind hearted workers

Deborah from Electricity North West's Preston depot with the donated goods and Easter Eggs Many families in Preston will wake up on Easter Sunday without the mountain of chocolate that many expect this weekend. One Preston business has been working to help those families […]

4 days ago
Matalan confirms it is opening in Preston city centre

Lune Street entrance to St George's Shopping Centre is seeing major work Pic: Blog Preston Work at a major shopping centre in Preston is to include the additionan of a major new clothing retailer. Matalan has confirmed it will be taking premises in Preston city […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Person pulled to safety after falling down embankment at Broadgate

Broadgate in the Springtime Pic: Middle Ford Miss Firefighters pulled a person to safety after they fell down an embankment close to the River Ribble. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Penwortham to Broadgate around 4pm […]

5 days ago
The Mill cafe at St Catherine’s Hospice due to expand

How the new extension on The Mill may look A popular cafe at a Preston hospice is undergoing a major expansion. The Mill at St Catherine’s Hospice has been regularly turning people away due to high demand since opening […]

5 days ago
Day by day weather forecast for Preston during Easter weekend

A sunny day in Miller Park with Spring colours Pic: Tony Worrall Prestonians are being advised to keep their Easter Eggs in the fridge as we’re set for warm temperatures for the holiday weekend. Highs of 22 degrees will be reached during […]

5 days ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

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