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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.

Work starts on first homes approved on former Ingol golf course

Work starts on the land off Wychnor Homes being built as the first in a development of hundreds of new homes on the former Ingol Golf Club have been approved. Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings is […]

2 weeks ago
Lancaster Bomber set for fly-past at Preston Military Show

A fly-past by the Lancaster Bomber set to be the star attraction Visitors to the Preston Military Show will see a fly-past and parachute displays. Fulwood Barracks throws open its doors to the city during a celebration of the British Armed Forces. […]

2 weeks ago
G-Festival brings ale and music back to Hoghton

Hoghton native Emily Clark is back again to perform A three-day music and beer festival is returning to a village outside Preston during the late May Bank Holiday weekend. G-Festival is now into its fourth year and takes place […]

2 weeks ago
Preston author caught up in campus shooting says USA is ‘not safe to live in’

A.J. Hartley in front of Cold Bath Street sign Preston-born author A.J. Hartley has written a scathing analysis on US gun crime after he was caught up in a campus shooting. Hartley teaches at the University of North Carolina, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Lancaster Road shop due to become new home for solicitors

The former shop in Lancaster Road Pic: Google A solicitors is preparing to move into a listed-building in Preston city centre. A&M Solicitors has instructed Jenkins Design Services to table plans for 58 Lancaster Road. Next door to […]

2 weeks ago
Arson investigation after bins set alight behind Plungington Road shop

Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station An arson investigation has been launched after a fire during the early hours of Monday (13 May) morning in Plungington Road. Preston Fire Station sent two crews to the car […]

2 weeks ago
Murderer from Ribbleton who went on the run is arrested

Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham A convicted murderer who went on the run has been found. Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham on Wednesday 24 April. The 27-year-old, originally from Ribbleton, was jailed in April […]

2 weeks ago
M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

2 weeks ago
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