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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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

4 weeks 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 […]

9 months 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 […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement A children’s author from Longton has published his first book

Graham Fletcher's new book is Oleg The Giant Graham Fletcher’s new book is Oleg The Giant A children’s author from Longton has been successful in publishing his latest children’s book. Graham Fletcher released his first ever novel ‘Oleg […]

1 year ago
Pictures show injuries to Longton schoolboy attacked by bullies

Luca was left bloodied by the attack Pic: Blog Preston Luca was left bloodied by the attack Pic: Blog Preston The mother of an 11-year-old boy has spoken out after he was attacked in a Longton park. Luca Brook was […]

1 year ago
Shocking footage shows Longton teenage gang beat boy with club

The boy in the grey sweater attacks another with a club The boy in the grey sweater attacks another with a club Police have begun an investigation into a shocking brawl between teenage boys in Longton. The video, shot at Longton […]

1 year ago
KTB’s Music to host lunchtime recital series in Longton

Chameleon Ben Jarvis to perform in KTB’s Music Lunchtime Recital series Striving to bring a variation of performers to its local community, KTB’s Music is hosting a lunchtime recital series in […]

2 years ago
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