Two cannabis farms raided in 24 hours in Ashton-on-Ribble

Police working on the west side of Preston smashed open two huge cannabis grows on Wednesday. Officers acting on information from the public raided a house in Thorntrees Avenue, Lea, […]

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Weekend events in Preston, 28 February – 01 March

Helen Brady and Nicola Darwen are running the events Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston. Friday 28 February Battle of the Bands: Raise the Roof for St. Catherine’s […]

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Police have seized £35k of drugs in Callon raid

Police have seized more than £35,000 of drugs during a raid in Callon this afternoon (Friday February 7). Officers from the Preston Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) executed a drugs warrant […]

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Weekend events in Preston, 31 January – 02 February

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston. Friday 31 January Nature TotsBrockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG9.30am – 10.45amThis […]

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Advertisement Advertisement ‘A heartbroken mum looking for answers’ – family of Michael Brooks may never know how he drowned in Avenham Park

The family of a teenager who disappeared in Avenham Park may never know how he ended up in the River Ribble. Michael Brooks’ family have urged anyone with any information […]

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Preston City Councillor launches anti-bullying campaign

Daniel-Gregg Preston City Councillor Daniel Gregg has launched a campaign aimed at combating bullying.   The campaign ‘Bekind Northwest’, launched this month by the Liberal Democrat Councillor, calls for the government to implement better strategies to prevent bullying in […]

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Warning after bogus officials target elderly residents in Preston and South Ribble

Police are appealing for information following eight incidents in Preston and South Ribble where men posing as bogus officials have got into the homes of elderly people and stolen money. […]

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Voices of Windrush Choir spreading joy to Preston through the power of singing

A member of the choir with a care home resident The Voices of Windrush Choir has been busy spreading joy among themselves, and to the people of Preston. The choir formed earlier this year as part of Preston’s Windrush Initiative […]

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