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Boil water before drinking: Preston put on water alert after traces of cryptosporidium found

6184896091_ccc30d1d24_b Prestonians are being urged to boil their water before drinking it, preparing food or brushing their teeth. United Utilities have issued the warning after tests at the Franklaw water treatment […]

4 weeks ago
UCLan ranked in top 4% globally for the first time

uclan UCLan has achieved a milestone ranking as it came in the top 3.8% of all worldwide universities. It is the first time the city’s university has broken the top 4% […]

4 weeks ago
More job and funding cuts hit Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council offices Lancashire County Council will need to cut an extra £223million by April 2020 to tackle a funding gap, council bosses have said. A further 1100 jobs are expected to be […]

4 weeks ago
Toddler injured in collision with car in Deepdale

police A two year old boy has been taken to hospital after a collision in Deepdale. Preston Police had closed the junction of St Phillips Road and Deepdale Rod where it […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt Plungington bowling alley robbery suspect

CCTV pictures released by police of the man they wish to speak to Police have released CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a Preston bowling alley. He is seen in these pictures entering the bowling alley in […]

4 weeks ago
Fylde Building demolition at Adelphi roundabout begins

Signs have gone up along with fencing around the Fylde building Pic: Tony Worrall The first stage in major changes to the Adelphi roundabout and the heart of the University of Central Lancashire campus has begun. Fylde Building is due to be demolished during […]

4 weeks ago
Three teenage boys bailed again over Preston city centre fight

police Three teenagers have been bailed for a second time in connection with a fight in the city centre. Two 16-year-old boys and a 14-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of […]

4 weeks ago
Man stabbed in abdomen and Rolex taken during Fulwood robbery

Midgery Lane where the incident happened and a Rolex similar to what was taken A rolex watch has been taken in a knife-point robbery in Fulwood. A 57-year-old man was walking home from work at 8.25pm when he was attacked by a man in […]

4 weeks ago
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