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Motorcyclist in hospital after crash shuts M55

Police on the scene of the crash near Kirkham Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police on the scene of the crash near Kirkham Pic: LancsRoadPolice A serious crash shut the M55 heading away from Preston during Tuesday (17 July) evening. Lancashire Police closed the […]

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Tempest fighter to be a huge boost for Preston BAE workers

The Tempest combat air system Pic: BAE Systems The Tempest combat air system Pic: BAE Systems Thousands of jobs at BAE System’s plants at Samlesbury and Warton near Preston could be protected following the unveiling of a next-generation […]

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Maudland Bank student flats plan sees a new proposal

How the block of flats may look near the university's Media Factory building How the block of flats may look near the university’s Media Factory building A new scheme to build a large-scale block of student flats near Preston’s university has been lodged. […]

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Winter Hill fire has been brought ‘under control’

Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Efforts on Winter Hill to contain a moorland fire have paid off. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service say the blaze […]

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Advertisement Advertisement United Utilities to introduce hosepipe ban for Preston

We won't be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly We won’t be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly Preston homeowners are facing a hosepipe ban from early August. […]

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New Preston music festival to see The Sherlocks play the Minster

The Sherlocks will play Preston The Sherlocks will play Preston A new music festival across multiple venues in the city is launching in September. Powered by Peter Alexander at Blitz the North by North West […]

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Woman tells of moment rock thrown at their car in Preston

Damage caused to the window by the rock Pic: Claire Hughes Damage caused to the window by the rock Pic: Claire Hughes A Preston mum has told of her shock after a rock was thrown at their car. Claire Hughes was […]

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Child taken to hospital after dog attack in Ribbleton

Westfield Drive in Ribbleton Pic: Google Westfield Drive in Ribbleton Pic: Google Police have arrested a woman following a dog attacking a child in Ribbleton. The incident took place on Sunday (15 July) around 4.15pm. A […]

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