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In pictures: Bonfire and firework celebrations in Cottam

cottam bonfire Here’s a few photos of the Cottam bonfire night and firework celebrations which took place on Saturday 3 November. Hundreds of local residents turned out to see the sky lit […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Bridge over the Ribble

bridge over the ribble There are a few bridges over the River Ribble in Preston but the bridge at Brockholes, close to the Tickled Trout Hotel must be the busiest. At one time many […]

9 years ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch-on: Russell Watson and Matt Cardle to headline city show

christmas lights 2011 The line-up for Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch-On can now be revealed. Platinum-selling classical artist Russell Watson and X Factor 2010 winner Matt Carde will headline the show on the Flag […]

9 years ago
“He should do the right thing and give himself up”: Top officer reassures public and calls on Ivan Leach to give himself up

withers One of Lancashire’s top police officers today spoke out to assure the public they “are doing all we can to catch Ivan Leach.” Leach, a violent sexual offender, is on […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A good deal for our city? Peter Rankin on what the City Deal could mean for Preston

preston skyline This week it was announced Preston was one of 20 cities in the running for additional funding and support as part of the government’s city deal scheme, we asked Preston […]

9 years ago
Review: The Fireworks Shop Bamber Bridge, Preston

Forget the supermarkets and the seasonal ‘pop-up’ shops when looking for your fireworks this November. I’ve found when looking for value for money and quality razzle dazzle there is really […]

9 years ago
Nationwide appeal as hunt for Ivan Leach is stepped up by police

ivan leach Detectives hunting a convinted sex offender who has escaped from prison have launched a nationwide manhunt for him. Preston Police have stepped up their search for Ivan Leach, who is […]

9 years ago
Roadworks nightmare at Watery lane almost over

‘Nightmare’ roadworks due to be completed on 31st October. The A583 Watery Lane outbound near Strand Road has been closed due to roadworks for what seems like an eternity. New […]

9 years ago
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