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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.

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 […]

5 days ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

5 days ago
Tribute to woman, 94, who died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Walton-le-Dale yesterday have paid tribute to ‘an independent woman who ran off to join the war.’ Connie Sharples, 94, […]

5 days ago
Preston North End star Louis Moult backs the Big PNE Sleep Out for The Foxton Centre

Louis Moult backing the Big PNE Sleepout Preston North End star Louis Moult is urging city businesses to join in a mass sleepout at the club’s ground for charity. Marking six months until the Big PNE Sleepout […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Love Your Liver’ with this free health check on Preston’s Flag Market

The Love Your Liver mobile unit will be on the Flag Market A free liver screening roadshow is taking place on the Flag Market. Prestonians are being encouraged to take up the health check as part of the British Liver Trust’s Love […]

6 days ago
Jail for man who fly-tipped asbestos in Preston

A Preston man who ran a secret waste disposal operation from his flat in Havelock Court, Plungington, has been jailed for 14 weeks. Another man who used his services to […]

6 days ago
An elderly woman has died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google A woman has died following this morning’s collision in Walton-le-Dale. Police confirmed an elderly woman, who was driving a Fiat Panda, suffered serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at […]

6 days ago
UCLan’s new vice chancellor has been announced – and he’s a familiar face

A new vice chancellor has been appointed to step into the role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the new academic year. Professor Graham Baldwin, currently Vice-Chancellor and […]

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