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Preston residents can access full-fibre broadband following £90m digital investment

The scheme upgrades existing broadband connections Pic: Sean McEntee A new £90m infrastructure investment will see Preston residents gain access to full-fibre internet. On 8 September, full-fibre giants CityFibre and internet provider Yayzi announced a digital infrastructure agreement offering […]

1 week ago
M6 delays at Preston of more than an hour due to three-vehicle crash

Current traffic on M6 northbound. Pic: Motorway traffic cameras There are delays on the M6 northbound between J31A (Preston East, Longridge) and J32 due to a collision. The motorway filled with sunseekers heading to Blackpool and the Lake District […]

4 months ago
Preston woman walking to Blackpool to raise money after mum died from Huntington’s disease

Hollie and her mum who died of Huntington's disease in 2018. Hollie Johnstone from Preston is walking 32 mile to Blackpool and back to raise money for Huntington’s disease. Hollie’s mother dies in 2018 of the disease aged 44 and Hollie […]

5 months ago
Friends donate thousands to charity in memory of Preston’s ‘potato man’ Keith Roberts

A group of friends have paid a moving tribute to Preston’s ‘potato man’. Keith Roberts, who died of cancer aged just 43 in September, was well known around Preston for […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston charity urges city to ‘Walk the Lights’ in support bubbles this year

The Blackpool Illuminations Pic: Kevin Haworth Day trippers planning on visiting Blackpool Illuminations later this month are being asked to park the car and walk the five miles through the lights to help local cancer charity […]

12 months ago
Man missing from Blackpool since September 24 has links to Preston

Missing person David Watkinson, 56. Pic: Fylde police Police are becoming increasingly concerned over missing person David Watkinson. Update: We’re very sad to report that Preston Police say the body of Mr Watkinson was found in Preston Docks […]

12 months ago
Man with links to Preston wanted after large amounts of heroin and cocaine found

Police have released two pictures of Nimbley Police are still searching for a man wanted in connection with the supply of drugs in Lancashire. Christopher Nimbley, 36, whose last known […]

4 years ago
Search for man who has been missing for several days

Lancashire Police has issued an appeal after a man with links to Preston went missing. Samuel Thomas, 20, was last seen around 4.50pm on Wednesday (December 21 ) in Blackpool […]

5 years ago
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