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Heritage Open Days in Preston, Thursday September 10

Samlesbury Hall England’s biggest heritage festival finds itself exploring the wonders of Preston over a four day weekend this month, and we’ve put together a day-by-day guide of everything you need to […]

6 years ago
Mark Mullen missing: Police appeal to find Bamber Bridge man

Mark Mullen Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man last seen on his way to a gym in Preston. Mark Mullen, 21, was last seen in Gough Lane […]

6 years ago
Flash flooding in Preston: Heavy rain sees stranded motorist rescued from car in Lostock Hall

Prospect Avenue submerged Pic: Jodie Worthington Heavy downpours during Friday rush hour have caused flash flooding across the South of Preston. Lancashire Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have been responding to a number of […]

6 years ago
Lostock Hall care home owners and carer found guilty of neglect

From left to right: Indranee Pumbien, Meghadeven Pumbien and Niphawan Berry The owners of a Preston care home and one of its carers have been found guilty of ill treatment at a care home. A six week trial heard about allegations […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Vernon Carus factory homes plan gets go ahead

The Vernon Carus factory is to be demolished as part of the plans Pic: Tony Worrall Up to 650 new homes are to be built to the South of Preston. Morris Homes and Bovis Homes have both been granted permission to develop former industrial areas in […]

6 years ago
In pictures and video: VJ Day 70th Anniversary 2015 in Preston

Today, people gathered at The Memorial in Preston Cemetery to commemorate the Victory over Japan Day. The Preston District Veterans Council Chaplain, Canon Timothy Lipscomb, led the service, joined by Colonel Bernard […]

6 years ago
Penwortham Travellers make camp on Penwortham Holme Recreation Ground

Travellers on the Penwortham Recreation Ground Travellers remain pitched up on Penwortham Holme with horses grazing the playing fields. Around 20 vehicles have arrived since Tuesday to set up camp in the area. South Ribble Borough […]

6 years ago
Watch: Lostock Hall animator releases short film about bullying

Jordan King-McCoy with his animation A Preston animation student has released a short film about bullying. Jordan King-McCoy, 21, used his own life experiences and phobias to put together Bitter Reunion. The three minute clip […]

6 years ago
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