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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.

Preston outdoor market set to open next week with social distancing measures in place

Flower stalls being set up at Preston Outdoor Market pre-lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall The Outdoor Market at Preston Markets will reopen from Wednesday 3 June, welcoming back the long standing, independent traders. However the second-hand market will remain closed due to difficulties with […]

3 days ago
Guild Tower DWP offices closed for deep clean amid Covid-19 fears

Cleaning vans parked up near the DWP offices and cleaning staff were seen entering the building at the Guild Tower The DWP offices in Guild Tower were closed for deep cleaning on Tuesday. Staff at the offices in Lords Walk expressed concern over their working conditions after three members of […]

3 days ago
Preston snatches last-minute victory for a place in the FA Cup of Flags final

Preston Flag The Preston flag has made it to the final of the inaugural FA Cup of Flags after a dramatic last-minute win against Coventry. The competition is being run by The […]

3 days ago
Police search for missing 16-year-old Preston teen

Joshua Elder Pic: Preston Police Police are continuing to search for a teenager who hasn’t been seen for nearly a week. Joshua Elder, from Preston, was last seen on Friday (May 22). The 16-year-old is […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Clearance work at Larches House site riles nearby residents

One of the trees that has been felled Larches residents say they have been ‘left traumatised’ after the new owners of Larches House began clearing woodland at the site. The Grade-II listed building and surrounding woodland, off Larches […]

3 days ago
No coronavirus deaths recorded at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals on Wednesday May 27

No new deaths from coronavirus have been recorded at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in the last 24 hours, according to NHS figures. The number of people to have died from the […]

4 days ago
Firefighters bring building fire near Goosnargh under control

Residents in Inglewhite Road, near Goosnargh, were advised to keep their doors and windows closed while firefighters tackled a blaze. Crews from Fulwood, Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Garstang were […]

4 days ago
Preston pub not calling last orders yet on vulnerable regulars

Elizabeth and Brian outside a house delivering a food basket to one of their regular customers In unprecedented times, The Wheatsheaf Pub in Ashton-on-Ribble has been keeping vulnerable regulars as happy customers. The pub has been giving free home cooked meals to their vulnerable regulars during […]

4 days ago
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