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Lancashire Police recruiting for apprentices to then become police officers

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police are currently looking for people to become police officers with their Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship Programme. Applications are set to open on Monday, 1 March. This three year […]

1 week ago
Vulnerable families in Deepdale to receive food hampers during February half-term

Vulnerable families across Deepdale are set to benefit from food hampers, delivered by Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust. The parcels will be delivered during […]

2 weeks ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as debate continues over route out of lockdown

Social distancing signs in Preston city centre Pic: cockerhoop As latest coronavirus infection rates continue to fall across Lancashire scientists have urged the government not to lift lockdown restrictions too quickly. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Friday (5 February) […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Storm Christoph causes flooding on the rail line between Leyland and Bolton

A Northern train service at Preston Station Pic: darrener24d National Rail have taken to social media to warn commuters of the disruption caused by Storm Cristoph. Heavy rain has flooded the railway between Leyland and Bolton. Buses have been […]

1 month ago
Three lanes of M6 at Junction 31 reopen after crash

Vehicles being attended to on the M6 at Junction 31 Pic: Highways England Emergency services had closed three lanes of the M6 southbound at Preston. A crash between Junction 31A (Red Scar/Bluebell Way) and Junction 31 (Tickled Trout) saw traffic officers and police […]

2 months ago
Two lanes shut on M6 northbound after crash near Junction 31

Traffic queuing on the M6 on Sunday (27 December) Pic: Motorway Cameras Two lanes of the M6 have been shut northbound due to a crash. A number of vehicles are understood to have been involved in the crash between Junction 31 (Tickled […]

2 months ago
Major changes planned to Ringway and Friargate in Preston city centre

More details about a scheme to improve pedestrian and cycle access and public transport journey times in and out of Preston city centre have been revealed. In March, Lancashire County […]

3 months ago
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