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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.

Police treating death of Ribbleton baby boy as unexplained

A five-month-old baby boy found by police in a house in Ribbleton on Wednesday has passed away. On Wednesday, 3 August, North West Ambulance Service called Lancashire Police, who attended […]

7 days ago
Preston pupils ‘earn their stripes’ during zookeeping course at Blackpool Zoo

Around 70 local students have attended Blackpool Zoo to join a course and learn about careers in wildlife conservation. Pupils from Corpus Christi Catholic High School in Fulwood and Cardinal […]

7 days ago
Preston North End matchday shuttle bus making a return

Matchday shuttle bus to be trialled for three days Pic: Preston North End A matchday shuttle bus is to be trialled at Preston North End after receiving feedback from supporters following the announcement that the service will not run during the upcoming season. […]

7 days ago
Preston’s Dick, Kerr Ladies honoured in new rail firm postcards

Two rail firms have launched a postcard series as part of an ongoing project honouring the legacy of the record-breaking women’s football team Dick, Kerr Ladies. The project, created by […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cyclist in hospital after Walton-le-Dale crash

A man on his bike was involved in a cycle accident on Chorley Road and later hospitalised for serious injuries A man on a bike has been hospitalised earlier today following an injury caused by a collision with a car on Chorley Road, Walton-le-Dale near the roundabout with Hennel Lane. […]

1 week ago
Appeal to trace woman after items taken from vehicle in Ribbleton

Police have appealed to find a woman they want to speak to in connection with a theft from a motor vehicle in Ribbleton. Preston Police have asked the public to […]

1 week ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service seeks apprentice firefighters

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is searching for apprentice firefighters for a potential start on 9 January 2023. The fire service wishes to recruit apprentice operational whole-time firefighters, with the […]

1 week ago
In pictures: Chorley Flower Show welcomes 11,000 attendees to Astley Park

The award-winning Chorley Flower Show welcomed 11,000 attendees to Astley Park last month to enjoy a packed three-day event. The seventh outing of the annual Chorley show saw professional exhibitors […]

1 week ago
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