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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.

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle thanks Preston NHS mental health workers

Clark Carlisle Preston-born former footballer Clarke Carlisle has thanked NHS mental health workers based at West Strand House. Clarke, who has recurrent depressive disorder, sent his message of gratitude as part of […]

4 days ago
Crafty Vintage reveal line up for Hoghton Tower festival

Organisers of Lancashire’s longest-running independent festival have announced the line up for their forthcoming family-friendly event. Crafty Vintage will take place over the May Spring Bank Holiday weekend at Hoghton […]

4 days ago
Preston Live Arts Festival searching for writer to work on new Tinkerbell musical

The parcel of land is at the entrance to Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The Preston Live Arts Festival creative team are looking for musical theatre book writers or script writers to work on a brand new musical. The successful writer will work with […]

5 days ago
Deepdale man nominated in Positive Role Model category at National Diversity Awards

Marcus Wright from Deepdale has been nominated for the National Diversity Awards in the Positive Role Model category. The Preston man has gained recognition across the city for his dedication […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Charity worker cycling length of Lancashire for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Lucy Bailey A charity worker is set to cycle the length of Lancashire to raise funds for her employer and in honour of a workmate. Lucy Bailey is hoping to raise money […]

5 days ago
Latest Preston planning applications for April 23 to April 30

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between April 23 and April 30. To see more applications in Preston or where you live, follow this link. Erection of ground floor […]

5 days ago
Latest planning applications for South Ribble week beginning May 3

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 3 May. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

5 days ago
Investigation into basement fire in Preston city centre

The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google An investigation has launched after a basement fire in Preston city centre. Fire crews from Preston, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge were called to the blaze at a commercial building in Grimshaw […]

5 days ago
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