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Former Lancaster Road shop due to become new home for solicitors

The former shop in Lancaster Road Pic: Google A solicitors is preparing to move into a listed-building in Preston city centre. A&M Solicitors has instructed Jenkins Design Services to table plans for 58 Lancaster Road. Next door to […]

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Arson investigation after bins set alight behind Plungington Road shop

Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station An arson investigation has been launched after a fire during the early hours of Monday (13 May) morning in Plungington Road. Preston Fire Station sent two crews to the car […]

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Murderer from Ribbleton who went on the run is arrested

Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham A convicted murderer who went on the run has been found. Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham on Wednesday 24 April. The 27-year-old, originally from Ribbleton, was jailed in April […]

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M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings latest rich list position revealed

Trevor Hemmings Pic: Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo Preston North End’s owner has remained as one of the richest people in the North West. Trevor Hemmings saw his fortune grow by £25million during 2018-19. Hemmings is thought to […]

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Preston Bus Station refurbishment wins architecture award

Inside the refurbished Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The restoration and refurbishment of Preston Bus Station has been recognised as award-winning. Grade-II listed the multi-million pound scheme at the building has been given an award. The Royal Institute […]

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American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

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Moment Preston man brings Stagecoach bus to a halt in support of striking bus drivers

The unknown man squares off with the 2A Stagecoach service Pic: Blog Preston/Christopher Bradley Bus drivers in Preston and South Ribble have begun their walk out in protest over a pay dispute. A member of the public showed his support for the striking staff […]

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