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Children’s theatre group Kidz 4 Kidz complete sponsored walk at Preston Docks

A local theatre group last Saturday completed a sponsored walk at Preston Docks to raise funds for a 6-year-old boy with a neuromuscular disorder. On Saturday, 11 June, from 11am […]

3 weeks ago
Appeal launched to find bike stolen from Plungington garage

A motorbike, which belonged to a dad who has recently died, has been stolen from a garage in Plungington and an appeal has been launched to find the bike. The […]

4 months ago
New eatery planned for Ribbleton

45 Blackpool Road Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted for a new eatery in Ribbleton. The building at 45 Blackpool Road would be converted from a retail space, which was previously occupied by […]

7 months ago
Police appeal for missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston

Police are appealing for information to find a missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston. Rhianna Shove, 14, was last seen at 7pm on 16 Oct on Blackpool Rd, […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crews tackle commercial property fire in Ribbleton

Fire engines in Blackpool Road Pic: Paul Iddon Firefighters tackled a blaze at a commercial property in Ribbleton on Friday (8 October). Two crews from Preston and Fulwood attended the fire in Blackpool Road at around 4pm. A […]

9 months ago
Former Perry’s Motor Village to become affordable housing estate

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google The former Perry’s Motor Village in Blackpool Road is to become an affordable housing estate. Plans have been submitted to turn the car dealership into 31 houses and 42 apartments/maisonettes. […]

11 months ago
Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries

Car parked on the pavement outside Co-op in Garstang Road For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]

12 months ago
Tesco Express on Preston’s Blackpool Road closes for refurb

The Tesco Express store on Preston’s Blackpool Road has partially closed for refurbishments. The store shut its doors on Sunday 18 July and is not expected to fully reopen until […]

12 months ago
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