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A582 roadworks: Overnight closures planned at Stanifield Lane

The A582 roundabout is a major pinchpoint on the Preston road network Drivers using the A582 through the south of Preston are being warned of overnight closures. A series of temporary closures are to take place in August as roadworks at the […]

3 weeks ago
Fire crews called to Frenchwood house fire

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 […]

3 weeks ago
Black Bull Lane crash: Three men remain in hospital with serious injuries

The collision happened close to the Black Bull pub Three men remain in hospital following a serious crash in Fulwood. A 27-year-old man is in a stable condition at Chorley Hospital and is under arrest at hospital¬†following the incident […]

3 weeks ago
Watch: Man wanted in connection with Fulwood burglary

woodwaycrop CCTV pictures and video has been released as police attempt to trace a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Fulwood. If you’re using our app, click here to […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dedicated advisor Kelly Oates drives traineeships forward

Kelly Oates Feature Image Preston training provider PHX Training has appointed a dedicated traineeship advisor to help young people get into work. Kelly Oates is working locally in Preston to promote the benefits of […]

3 weeks ago
New grill restaurant could open in former New Hall Lane solicitors

The solicitors which stands empty in New Hall Lane A former solicitors offices standing empty in New Hall Lane could be turned into a new restaurant. Ayesha Qureshi, a former solicitor based in Leeds, has tabled plans to convert […]

3 weeks ago
Lancashire Science Festival helps Preston university pick up award

Dinosaurs at the Lancashire Science Festival Lancashire Science Festival has been recognised as the best event put on by a university for the public. Now in its fourth year the three day showcase of the sciences […]

3 weeks ago
Bird Flu outbreak: Strain confirmed at nearby poultry farm

Bird Flu strain confirmed. Pic: barryskeates Bird Flu strain H7N7 has been confirmed at a poultry farm on the outskirts of Preston. Environment health officials locked down the area, setting up a 10km control zone around […]

3 weeks ago
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