UCLan students triumph at prestigious international design awards

Second Year student Agatha Blazey, was also awarded a Wooden Pencil Six students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have won creative awards at the prestigious D&AD (Design and Art Direction) New Blood Awards 2020 . The awards, which are […]

2 months ago
The Preston entrepreneur helping brides-to-be say ‘yes to the dress’ during lockdown

Brides-to-be A bridal boutique owner from Preston has been helping brides-to-be say “yes to the dress” with virtual appointments. Lottie Derham, who owns Lottie’s Bridal Boutique on the Fylde coast, wanted […]

3 months ago
A59 near Longton closed after vehicle collides with bridge

Chapel Park Road A section of the A59 near Longton has been closed after a vehicle collided with a bridge. A statement from Preston Police said: “We are currently dealing with a road […]

6 months ago
Murder investigation underway after death of a man in Longton

Cedar Grove in Longton Pic: Google A murder investigation is underway in Longton after the death of a man today (Friday 6 March). Police were called around 3.50am to a report of a serious assault at an address […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Teenage cyclist critically injured in Longton hit and run collision

A teenage cyclist suffered critical injuries in a hit and run collision in Longton last night. At 10.39pm on Saturday November 16 the 18-year-old was cycling along Gill Lane towards […]

10 months ago
Hedgehog died after cruel firework incident in Longton

A hedgehog has had to be put to sleep after it attached to a firework in Longton. The firework was attached to the hedgehog’s head and set off, causing serious […]

10 months ago
Stranded walkers on Longton Marsh rescued by fire crews

Longton Marsh as viewed from above Pic: Google Fire crews from across Lancashire were called out on Sunday (24 March) after two women got into difficulty at Longton Marsh, close to the River Ribble. Crews from Penwortham, Tarleton […]

1 year ago
These were the biggest stories in Preston from October to December this year

Autumnal months and the build up to Winter proved a popular time with our readers. Back to school, bonfire celebrations and the leading up to Christmas led to many stories […]

2 years ago
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