Investigation into basement fire in Preston city centre

The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google An investigation has launched after a basement fire in Preston city centre. Fire crews from Preston, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge were called to the blaze at a commercial building in Grimshaw […]

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Emergency services battle fire in flat above New Hall Lane hair salon

Flames escape from the windows of the flat above Adams Hair Salon An investigation has been launched after a fire above a salon in New Hall Lane in the early hours of today (Sunday 9 May). Fire crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham […]

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Controversial plans for Fulwood employment park approved despite complaints about tree felling

A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site. Plans for Eastway employment park in Fulwood have been approved despite controversial tree felling complaints. Preparation for the plans started before being approved with complaints from residents concerning trees being […]

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‘This is very worrying’ – police appeal for help to find missing Preston-bound man

Alan Zawadski Police are appealing for help to find a man who was believed to be travelling to Preston. Alan Zawadski, 30, from Dundee in Scotland, was last seen on Saturday 1 […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Man left with broken leg after hammer attack in New Hall Lane area

The junction of Caroline Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by a group and left with a broken leg. At around 11.15pm yesterday (Friday 7 May), police were called to […]

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Lancashire County Council 2021 election results: Reaction from Preston Labour, Lib Dems and Conservatives as Tories retain power at County Hall

Conservative win in Preston The overall results for the Lancashire County Council election gave Tories continued reign over County Hall as they crossed the majority 43 threshold with a total of 48 seats overall. […]

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New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week May 1 to 7

We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. It was announced that Asda Fulwood would start selling vintage clothing and extra appointments became available […]

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