M6 to be closed for some time after serious crash north of Preston

The M6 near junction 32 this evening The M6 will be closed ‘for some time’ this evening while police deal with a serious crash. Lancashire Constabulary is at the scene of a full closure on the northbound […]

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How you can help us grow arts coverage in Preston

Here at Blog Preston we’re crowdfunding to grow our arts coverage. By pledging to our campaign, you can help us share more of what’s coming up and inspire the people […]

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Jordan North who started radio career in Preston quits BBC Radio 1

Jordan North was the drivetime presenter on BBC Radio 1 Pic: BBC A radio DJ who started his broadcasting career in Preston has abruptly quit Radio 1 after a decade. Jordan North, who lived and went to high school in Penwortham and […]

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Founder member of Chumbawamba, Boff Whalley, in conversation at UCLan

Continuing its series of free talks, the History Department at the University of Central Lancashire welcomes Boff Whalley, founder member of Chumbawamba, who reflects on his career as a writer, musician, and […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham man diagnosed with terminal cancer fighting to raise money

A man from Penwortham who was diagnosed with cancer has skydived 15,000 feet to raise money for the cause. Mark Rigby was diagnosed with terminal cancer two years ago. He […]

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Preston North End to host Rainbow Hub’s tenth annual Workoutathon

Last year's workoutathon. Pic: Rainbow Hub The tenth annual Workoutathon is returning to Preston North End this month. The event will take place on Sunday 25 February, from 10am to 1pm, in The Great Room at […]

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Alleygates to be installed on four Preston streets police say are crime hotspots

Briggs Road, Preston Alleygates are to be installed in a cluster of Preston streets to close off passageways in a small area that police have branded a “crime hotspot”. Preston City Council planners […]

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One person in hospital after fire crews spend two-and-a-half hours tackling Penwortham fire

Danesway in Penwortham Pic: Google One person was taken to hospital after firefighters spent two and a half hours tackling a fire at an outbuilding in Penwortham. Three fire crews were sent from Preston and […]

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