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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 […]

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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) […]

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Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings latest rich list position revealed

Trevor Hemmings Pic: Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo Preston North End’s owner has remained as one of the richest people in the North West. Trevor Hemmings saw his fortune grow by £25million during 2018-19. Hemmings is thought to […]

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Preston Bus Station refurbishment wins architecture award

Inside the refurbished Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The restoration and refurbishment of Preston Bus Station has been recognised as award-winning. Grade-II listed the multi-million pound scheme at the building has been given an award. The Royal Institute […]

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Advertisement Advertisement American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

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Moment Preston man brings Stagecoach bus to a halt in support of striking bus drivers

The unknown man squares off with the 2A Stagecoach service Pic: Blog Preston/Christopher Bradley Bus drivers in Preston and South Ribble have begun their walk out in protest over a pay dispute. A member of the public showed his support for the striking staff […]

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Preston’s first Makers Market goes down a storm on the Flag Market

The Harris looks on as the Makers Market takes place Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s first Makers Market launched on Saturday with great success. It was perfect weather to browse stalls selling unusual handmade gifts such as jewellery crafted from recycled piano strings, and […]

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Shabby chic pop up shop coming to Ingol

Items like this wooden rustic wooden table will be available at the pop up shop A new shabby chic upcycling business is to host its first pop up shop. Pretty Shabby will be selling upcycled furniture from their shabby chic, rustic and glitter ranges at […]

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