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M6 reopens after man fell from bridge near Junction 29

View from the bridge of emergency services Pic: josephseager The M6 was closed between Leyland and Lostock Hall while police deal with an incident. Traffic between junction 27 and 28 reached a standstill after reports someone had ‘come off […]

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Taste test: Plungington Hotel add a breakfast menu and earlier weekend opening

A full breakfast at the Plungington with a rogue fried egg instead of poached Pic: Blog Preston A city pub has introduced a new breakfast and brunch menu. The Plungington Hotel is part of the Meat and Drink group which operates Plau bar amongst other venues in […]

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Driver on M6 at Leyland has lucky escape after lorry tyre smashes into car

What was left of the car windscreen and roof Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver on the M6 at Leyland was described as ‘the luckiest person in the world right now’. Lancashire Road Police were called out around 2pm on Monday (20 May) […]

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New Muslim grave plots to be added to Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery looks set to get more space for the city to bury its loved ones. A report to Preston City Council’s cabinet identified the city is beginning to run […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Police want to trace woman after Preston city centre thefts

Kurline Scott Police have released a picture of a woman they want to speak to after a theft in Preston city centre. A man in his 60s was targeted with £300 taken […]

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Review: Did The Silk Route in Preston live up to the curry hype?

Mains at The Silk Route Pic: Karen Gormley This week my mother Yvonne and my father Dry Tony accompanied me to the Silk Route restaurant as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants […]

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Cannabis farm uncovered after fire at house in Deepdale

The scene in Suffolk Road during Sunday morning Pic: Blog Preston A cannabis farm has been uncovered during a house fire in Deepdale. Four fire crews were sent to the property in Suffolk Road during Sunday (19 May). Calls came in […]

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New Preston Mayor David Borrow takes on the chains

David Borrow, centre, flanked by Preston City Council chief executive Adrian Phillips and outgoing Mayor Trevor Hart A former MP for South Ribble has taken up the role of Mayor of Preston. Councillor David Burrow was elected as councillor for Lea and Larches in May. He was […]

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