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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.

Cycle route to connect Preston Railway Station and Avenham Park progresses

Another view of the bridge, showing where the cycle path will join Funding for the initial wheels to turn on a new cycle route connecting Avenham Park to the station has been given. Lancashire County Council has confirmed it is putting £30,000 […]

1 week ago
Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and he has Preston connections

Jordan Reece is 'Max' in Emmerdale Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and it’s a UCLan student making his big break. Jordan Reece who graduated from the Preston-based university in 2015 plays the role of Max. […]

1 week ago
World-renowned doctor to host Eid charity lunch for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Dr Mohammed Munavvar with EBUS scope A renowned local chest doctor is to host a charity lunch in aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dr Mohammed Munavvar is President of the European Association of Bronchology and Interventional […]

1 week ago
Preston accent ranked in UK’s sexiest accents

Prestonians have been judged to have one of the sexiest accents in the UK – but not as sexy as a Lancashire accent. Travel blog Big 7 Travel has counted […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Warning to rail travellers heading south from Preston this summer

Network Rail has warned passengers heading south on the West Coast Mainline this summer to plan ahead and expect delays. Maintenance work at Acton Grange, near Warrington, means the line […]

1 week ago
Preston Bus to withdraw Preston to Skipton 280 service

The Preston Bus service is to replace TransDev who were relying on a council subsidy A bus service which winds its way through the Ribble Valley looks set to be scrapped. Preston Bus has announced it no longer wants to run the 280 service. Going […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham curry house The Shampan has closed its doors

A popular Penwortham restaurant has closed its doors after 12 years. The Shampan in Pope Lane has stopped trading after running into financial difficulties, with seven members of staff losing […]

2 weeks ago
Police say they’ve identified two men after attack outside Papa John in Penwortham

Papa John's in Liverpool Road Pic: Google Two men have been identified in connection with an attack outside Papa John’s in Penwortham. A man in his 20s had his leg broken after the assault in Liverpool Road. […]

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