Ribchester’s spring bank holiday May Market set to be ‘bigger and better’

Organiser of Ribchester’s annual spring bank holiday Monday May Market promised this year’s event would be “bigger and better” and it promises to be just that.

The 2016 Caribbean Carnival on Preston Flag Market

Carnival route cut short due to costs

Preston’s much-loved Caribbean Carnival will hit the road again next month after last year’s static event on the Flag Market.

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Wilbraham Warriors who are taking part in Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research UK

Lyndsey and her warriors to take on muddy race

Lyndsey Newsham is so dedicated to raising funds for cancer research she held a charity fun day two days before she had a life-saving operation.

Cameras will target park graffiti vandals

Cameras will target park graffiti vandals

Graffiti vandals in an historic Preston park risk being caught on camera in a council crackdown.

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Angel, a young cat from Deepdale, who was the victim of a suspected poisoning.

Cat poisoning: warning for owners

Cat owners are being warned to look out for symptoms of poisoning after a rise in the number of suspected cases.

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Police appeal after two men found injured

Police appeal after two men found injured

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an alleged double assault in Preston.

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Carl Fox, 28, is wanted in connection with an arson attack in Stephen's Road, Deepdale, Preston

Police hunt for man in city arson probe

Police are appealing for information about a man wanted in connection with a suspected arson attack in Preston.

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Preston's Moor Park's former bowling pavilion is being offered out as a cafe by Preston Council.

Council offering chance to run café out of Moor Park’s former bowling pavilion

The chance to run a park café is being offered after a bowling pavilion was refurbished.

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Scene of crash between a Nissan and a Lexus at the junction of Blackpool Road and Sir Tom Finney Way. April 3, 2017.

Crash at major city junction

Traffic has returned to normal after a crash at a major city junction.

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Nursery tots throw caution to the wind in colour festival

When it comes to diversity, youngsters at one Preston nursery can claim to be top of the class.

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Drinks raid leaves shop cashier shaken

A shop assistant was left shaken after three men attacked the corner newsagent’s where he was working alone at night.

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Visitors can enjoy great deals - and may even win a new car!

Special deals mark Autocentre launch

Car care giant Halfords Autocentre launches second Preston garage as drivers race to meet MOT deadlines.

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Military themed send off for army veteran

An army veteran was given a special send-off with a military themed funeral that also paid tribute to his Scottish heritage.

Grand opening of Moor Park skate park

Police patrols stepped up around Preston skate park

Police have stepped up patrols around Moor Park after reports of youngsters throwing stones at buses and cars.

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Preston North End manager Simon Grayson with author Michael Barratt

Book launch charity boost

A Preston author has helped raise £1,400 for the Heartbeat charity through the sales of his new book

The Caribbean Carnival on Preston Flag Market

Pop-up festival to raise support for Preston’s Caribbean Carnival

A pop-up carnival is to be held in a Preston craft shop this weekend, to drum up support for a much-loved festival.

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Charity campaigners will host a number of events for heart awareness month this February

February is heart awareness month

Preston based charity Heartbeat will host a series of events this February in recognition of heart awareness month.

Man rescued after pizza fire

Man rescued after pizza fire

Firefighters had to smash their way into a smoke-filled house to rescue a man who had fallen asleep cooking a pizza.

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North End players are filmed for a new Virgin Trains video

Training session with a difference for PNE stars

Preston North End players are on track to be the stars of a new video.

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Herbert Street, Preston. Picture: Google

Warning after crews tackle flat fire in Preston

Fire crews have urged people to “get a takeaway” after they have been drinking alcohol, following a blaze at a flat in Preston.

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