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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-based restaurant Fino Tapas secures £2million to expand

Restaurant entrepreneur and owner Mark O’Rourke has announced big new plans for popular Fino Tapas. Mark is investing two million pounds in two new Lancashire sites, in Lytham and Blackpool, due to open […]

3 days ago
Kickstarter launches to fund vinyl run of Preston Bus Station soundtrack

'Conductor | 8 Movements' The bus 'dance' in action Pic: Ash Hardman A Kickstarter is aiming to fund a vinyl run of the soundtrack to ‘Conductor | 8 Movements’ by Keith Harrison. The piece was commissioned by In Certain Places as part of its Beautiful […]

4 days ago
Two lanes closed on M6 near Longridge and emergency services at the scene as lorry overturns

The M6 and M61 are backed up following the accident Pic: @HighwaysNWEST / Twitter Two lanes have been closed on the M6 northbound due to an overturned lorry. The incident happened this afternoon (Monday 10 May) between J31 and J31a when the lorry and […]

4 days ago
Tulketh Tap Room owner sets record straight about recent closure

Tulketh Tap Room Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of the Tulketh Tap Room in Preston has taken to social media to set the record straight regarding the closure of the bar. Ray Woods closed Tulketh Tap […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood entrepreneur opens hand car wash at Deepdale Retail Park

Bernard Hoti A Fulwood entrepreneur has opened a car wash at Deepdale Retail Park. Bernard Hoti has taken on a franchise with The Carwash Company to offer a hand car washing and […]

4 days ago
Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity. Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May). Read more: […]

4 days ago
Fulwood Central Retail Park expansion to be completed by 2023

Completion date for the now approved plans to further extend Fulwood Central Retail park has been given. The expansion will involve a gym, leisure centre and more retail spaces in place of […]

4 days ago
Conservative Andrew Snowden is Lancashire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner

County Councillor Andrew Snowden on a bus Andrew James Snowden, Conservative candidate, has won the Police and Crime Commissioner election. He won with a total of 181,314 votes, and will take on the role of Police and […]

4 days ago
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