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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.

Interactive theatre event to transform Winckley Square into Wonderland

The cast of The Mad Hatters Tea Party An Alice in Wonderland-themed interactive theatre event is coming to Winckley Square. The Mad Hatters Tea Party is being billed as a “magical Easter adventure” by organisers Events Live and […]

5 days ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

5 days ago
Next step in first homes being built on former Ingol golf course

The land off Wychnor is due for development. It's currently a popular spot with dog walkers. Pic: Blog Preston The first step in building Preston North End’s new training ground is to take place. But it’s new homes which are first to be built on the former Ingol Golf […]

5 days ago
Guild Wheel cyclists and walkers set to see safer Fulwood crossings

The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall Cyclists on the Guild Wheel are set to see new crossings as the route makes its way through Fulwood. The 21-mile cycle route has crossings in Oliver’s Place and Pitman […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Modern slavery investigation finds workers living on a building site in Fishergate shop

A number of Eastern Europeans were found living and working in the old Past Times building in Fishergate during an investigation into potential modern slavery. Officers from Lancashire Police and […]

6 days ago
Preston West Distributor road scheme given the green light

Route of the Preston Western Distributor A huge new road scheme which will link the West of Preston to the M55 has been given the go-ahead. Work to the Preston West Distributor Scheme is set to […]

6 days ago
Preston dad takes on 500 mile cycle challenge to support children’s health

A Preston dad who developed an app for children in hospital, after his daughter was treated for cancer, is gearing up for a 500-mile cycle ride. Dom Raban’s daughter Issy […]

6 days ago
Fulwood Leisure Centre swimming pools remain closed

Fulwood Leisure Centre in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston A leisure centre is Preston has now shut its swimming pools ‘until further notice’. Greenwich Leisure Limited who operate Fulwood Leisure Centre says a mechanical fault has forced the closure. […]

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