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Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

8 hours ago
Preston weather warning upgraded to amber meaning flooding now likely

Flooding on Leyland Road under a previous warning The weather warning in place for Preston has been upgraded to amber – which means that flooding is now ‘likely’ to affect the area, according to the Met Office. Preston, […]

15 hours ago
Owner of closed Preston cocktail bar hopes nightlife can survive intense pressures

Lonely People, in Preston, closed in 2024 The owner of a cocktail bar that closed at the start of 2024 has expressed her concern that Preston’s nightlife will continue to struggle.  Lonely People, a cocktail bar on […]

1 day ago
Preston Caribbean Carnival 2024 parade route confirmed

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin The route for the city’s Caribbean Carnival has been confirmed. Marking 50 years of the carnival the route for the city’s flagship procession will include Friargate again. Setting off from […]

1 day ago
Crash between ‘trials bike’ and Vauxhall Zafira leaves 19-year-old in hospital

Alder Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A 19-year-old man remains in hospital with injuries after a crash between a ‘trials-type bike’ and a car. Preston Police say they were called to Alder Road in Ribbleton during […]

1 day ago
Preston weather warning means heavy rain and could lead to flooding

Rain creating a risk of spray on a road in South Ribble. Pic: Blog Preston Heavy rain and the potential for flooding is forecast for Preston, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in place from […]

1 day ago
Corporation Street bus gate blasted by nearby family-run business

Vicky Brown, right, and colleague from Gainsborough Flooring are deeply unhappy about the bus gate Pic: Blog Preston A flooring company say a new bus-only zone in Preston city centre is going to damage their business. Gainsborough Flooring, in Heatley Street, are one in one of the side-streets […]

2 days ago
All the side street changes in and around Corporation Street bus gate

Corporation Street signage going up near the bus gate Pic: Blog Preston As the new bus-only area of Corporation Street comes into force on Tuesday – known as a bus gate – we’ve taken a look at all the other road changes […]

2 days ago
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