Leyland man jailed for 21 years after abusing young girl

A Leyland man received 21 years in jail last week after sexually abusing a young girl over a ten-year period in the 70s and 80s. Graham Gill, 68, denied the […]

23 hours ago
Family pay tribute to ‘loving, devoted and compassionate’ Preston biker

The family of a beloved Preston man who sadly died in a motorbike crash on Garstang Road last week have paid tribute. Officers attended Garstang Road, St Michael’s on Wyre, […]

3 days ago
Preston’s trams then and now, a light rail future?

Horse-drawn tram from the 1880s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Work on creating a new tram network in Preston continues. The city should be joining Manchester, Blackpool and Birmingham in having its own system. Earlier this year, Preston Trampower acquired […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Bus to introduce Tap&Go payment system

Preston Bus at Preston Bus Station Tap&Go is being introduced to Preston busses to make using public transport more efficient. The new system will make paying for a bus fare quicker and easier for everyone. People […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council confirm bus service arrangements for Christmas

Buses lining up at Preston Bus Station Pic: 70023venus2009 Lancashire Council has warned residents to check bus times before travelling over Christmas. There will be no buses running in Lancashire on Christmas Day. But on Boxing Day and New […]

4 weeks ago
Future of former Tithebarn pub ‘uncertain’

The Tithebarn pub in 2020 Pic: Tony Worrall The future of the former Tithebarn pub is uncertain after plans were approved for a new Preston Youth Zone. The proposed site for the Youth Zone is between Lord Street […]

1 month ago
New independents lifestyle store opens in lost cottages off Friargate

Inside Once Was Lost A new lifestyle store supporting independent makers has opened off Friargate. Once Was Lost is located in the hidden and forgotten cottages of Market Street Social. The store is the […]

1 month ago
Queen Street speed sign mistake prompts drivers to go 50mph in 30 zone

Police today switched off a traffic sign displaying the incorrect speed on Preston’s Queen Street. This morning (Thursday 16 December), the remote control sign prompted road users to drive 50mph […]

1 month ago
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