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Homes evacuated in Walmer Bridge due to gas leak

Police are continuing to maintain a cordon in Liverpool Road Pic: Paul Swarbrick Police cordon in Liverpool Road Pic: Paul Swarbrick A trailer coming loose from a van in Walmer Bridge closed a road outside Preston and triggered a gas leak. More than 40 […]

4 years ago
Longton sisters open new gift shop and studio

Longton sisters, Charlotte and Katherine Barlow, have opened their brand new Mood Gifts and Home shop after an exclusive launch party. The launch night took place on Wednesday 27 September […]

4 years ago
Emergency services called to multi-vehicle collision in Liverpool Road

Emergency services are at an incident in Liverpool Road Emergency services have been called to the scene of two separate incidents involving five vehicles. Police say they were called to […]

4 years ago
Van driver robbed at knifepoint after being grabbed around the neck

Where Longton Hall Lane meets Liverpool Road. Credit: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a delivery van driver was robbed at knifepoint in Longton. A 32-year-old man was delivering […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Teenager charged after armed incident in Longton

Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google A teenager has been charged following an incident in Longton on Saturday (March 18). Police were called […]

5 years ago
Armed incident takes place in Longton

Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google An armed incident is understood to have taken place in Longton during Saturday afternoon. Reports of a […]

5 years ago
St Catherine’s Hospice open new shop in Longton

Seema Kennedy MP opens the St Catherine’s Hospice boutique in Longton St Catherine’s Hospice has opened up a brand new boutique shop in Longton. It is the latest retail offering […]

5 years ago
Longton crash leaves pensioner in hospital with chest injuries

Brownhill Lane in Longton Pic: Google A pensioner is recovering in hospital after a crash on a rural road on the outskirts of Preston. The Citroen Relay, driven by the 87-year-old from Longton, was heading away […]

5 years ago
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