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Daughter tells of father’s air ambulance rescue at Preston Marina after heart attack on his boat

Christina with her father Dennis on a recent holiday to Wales Pic: Christina Shiels A family have told of their heartfelt thanks to the city of Preston and its emergency services after a father and grandfather was rescued after having a heart attack aboard […]

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New Preston city centre restaurant planned by We Don’t Give a Fork founder

A Preston restaurant owner is taking a step back from the burger joint he launched in 2017. Mark O’Rourke has announced he has sold the majority of We Don’t Give […]

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Preston man banned from attending football matches for five years after disorder

Ryan Crewe was convicted after being identified in CCTV footage A Preston man has been banned from watching any football game in England and Wales after violence following a Preston North End game. Ryan Crewe was convicted of breaching the […]

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Heritage Open Days return to Preston with gin bar and primary school classroom to explore

Plau bar is giving tours and showing its heritage, just one of the venues taking part Pic: Tony Worrall A fascinating weekend to be able to explore everything from observatories to the secrets of Winckley Square is being held in the city. Heritage Open Days is back for another […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston weather warning: Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes set to see downpours

A previous downpour in Preston Preston is set to be drenched during Monday evening. The Met Office has issued a new alert for heavy rain across the city and the surrounding area. A yellow weather […]

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New hotel for Friargate is given the green light

The Caxton Hotel would be situated in Marsh Lane, just off Friargate A new nine-storey hotel for Friargate has been given the go-ahead. Derelict buildings between Corporation Street and Friargate are to be demolished to make way for The Caxton Hotel. The […]

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Parked car left smashed as driver lost control on busy Fulwood road

The damage can be seen to both vehicles Pic: LancsRoadPolice A BMW driver lost control in a crash on a busy Fulwood road. Preston Police closed off part of Black Bull Lane during Sunday (11 August) afternoon. Shortly after 4pm […]

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Miley Tunnel to be explored in Preston InstaMeet

The tunnel runs under a good swathe of Preston before heading off towards Longridge The next Preston InstaMeet is preparing to go underground. And it might be some spooky goings on. We will be exploring the Miley Tunnel. Running underneath the Adelphi roundabout and […]

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