University of Central Lancashire staff encouraged to volunteer in Preston

Faz Ali has been volunteering in Frenchwood and Avenham More than 3,000 students at the University of Central Lancashire are volunteering within the local area. Staff at the Preston-based university are also now being urged to give something back […]

5 years ago
Watch the River Ribble as raging torrent at Walton-le-Dale

The Ribble has burst its banks along parts of the Guild Wheel River levels on the Ribble are rising fast near Walton-le-Dale as this footage shows. Stephen Melling was on the section of the Guild Wheel cycle route along the banks of […]

5 years ago
Fire crews called to Frenchwood house fire

Firefighters were called out to a fire in a terraced house near Cardinal Newman College. They arrived at the house in Tiber Street, Frenchwood, to find a fire in a […]

5 years ago
Frenchwood stabbing: Man remains in hospital as detectives hunt car seen leaving the scene

Brixton Road where the stabbing took place Pic: Google Police are continuing to appeal for information after a man was stabbed in Frenchwood on Friday afternoon. A 32-year-old man remains in Royal Preston Hospital and is being treated for […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictured: Damage caused by candle left by Preston bed

Candle fire damage shown by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service It seems a romantic candlelit evening went horribly wrong for one Preston woman. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a home on Grimshaw Street, Frenchwood, at 9.14am on […]

6 years ago
Four new stores could open on London Road

The empty plot of land on the corner of London Road and James Road An empty plot of land on a key route into Preston is to no longer become a supermarket. Developers have been attempting to turn the site of a former nursery […]

6 years ago
Preston city centre 20mph speed limit delayed due to Fishergate roadworks

20mph zones have already been introduced on some roads in the city A proposal to turn the majority of Preston’s city centre into a 20mph zone has been put on the backburner. Lancashire County Council have shelved the latest stage of cutting […]

6 years ago
Preston man jailed for assaulting friend during drunken argument

Rory Williams A Preston man has been jailed for punching and strangling his friend after a drunken argument. Rory Williams, 35, of Frenchwod Knoll, pleaded guilty to grevious bodily harm in November […]

7 years ago
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