Preston News

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 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. […]

2 weeks ago
Travellers site near Preston’s university could be sold off

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google A traveller site near Preston’s university could be sold off. Lancashire County Council is consulting on the future of the Leighton Street site close to the University of Central Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Stagecoach bus drivers in Preston set to walk out in row over pay

A Stagecoach bus service at Preston Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson Drivers at Stagecoach’s Lancashire depot will hold a series of strikes between May 11 and June 1 in a dispute over pay. The bus operator has confirmed it will continue […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Makers Market full stall list confirmed

Street food will be a big part of the Makers Market A full list of stallholders has been confirmed for the Preston Makers Market. Taking place on the Flag Market the event was moved from Fishergate. Due to become a monthly […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement World Foods becomes the latest stall to leave the Market Hall

Another stall has moved out of the Market Hall amid growing dissatisfaction from traders. The Caribbean food stall World Foods has ended its contract with Preston City Council and will […]

2 weeks ago
CCTV released after man suffered a broken leg in Penwortham takeaway attack

Detectives have released images of two men they want to identify after a man was attacked outside a pizza takeaway in Penwortham. Around 12.10am on April 28, a man in […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire Fringe Festival confirms full line-up for Preston city centre shows

Comedy and entertainment normally reserved for the Edinburgh Fringe is set to begin a 10-night run in the city. Lancashire Fringe Festival takes over venues across Preston city centre. The […]

2 weeks ago
Call to save Savick shops as demolition looms

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google A much-loved community cafe in Savick looks set to be demolished. Community Gateway Association is preparing to lodge plans for knocking down the Savick shops in Birkdale Drive. Lynda Day, […]

2 weeks ago
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