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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.

Review: Preston’s Pizza Express delivering Dali-tious pizzas for premium prices

Pizza Express Hot American pizza This week my daughter GZ and I thought we’d try a takeaway from one of the big chains to see how they compared to Preston’s independent restaurants and takeaways. Pizza […]

3 days ago
Fishergate Hill still closed as United Utilities repairs continue

The road closure in Fishergate Hill Pic: Blog Preston A major road in and out of Preston is to remain closed throughout the weekend with no timeframe yet for reopening. United Utilities are continuing to repair the burst water […]

3 days ago
Disability-aware Warton chippy wins new national fish and chip award

Oliver's Chippy staff with inspiration, son Oliver A Warton chippy has won a new national fish and chip award. Oliver’s Chippy secured The Peter Hill Award, which was launched by food manufacturer Middleton Foods in memory of […]

3 days ago
Have your say on proposals to expand Broughton CE Primary School

Students in art class with teacher A consultation has begun for a proposed expansion at Broughton in Amounderness Church of England Primary School. The expansion would see the school admitting 25 additional pupils to each reception […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Railway Station worst in the UK for cancellations, new data says

Setting sun over Preston Railway Station pic: Tony Worrall New data reveals that Preston has the worst train station in the UK for cancellations. Nine out of the ten worst stations are in the north, but Preston takes the […]

4 days ago
New jewellers opens in former George Banks in Preston city centre

G&M Goldsmiths exterior A new jewellers is open in what was George Banks in Preston city centre. G and M Goldsmiths is run by Gary and Michelle Shaw from Cottam. Gary was formerly […]

4 days ago
Sniffer dog Pippa uncovers thousands of pounds worth of hidden illicit goods in Preston

Sniffer dog Pippa Sniffer dog Pippa has found hidden cigarettes and tobacco worth £16,000 during Lancashire County Council’s Trading Standards and Lancashire Constabulary’s joint raids on seven retailers across Preston and Rossendale. Trading […]

4 days ago
Police appeal for help to trace Fulwood man missing since July

John Whittaker Police have issued an appeal for help to find a missing Fulwood man. John Whittaker, 50, has been missing from home since July. John is described as white, 6ft tall […]

4 days ago
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