Prickly problem for city’s hedgehog man

Steve Whalley has a prickly problem - finding foster homes for young hedgehogs under threat from an icy winter.

The Duchess of Cambridge comforts Ceri Knapton, who joins her son Ethan Knapton PHOTO: Eamonn M. McCormack/PA Wire

Duchess honours brave Preston schoolboy who beat the bullies

A brave Preston youngster has told the Duchess of Cambridge about how he campaigns to beat school bullies.

Photo : Coun Davies at an Armed Forces Day flag ceremony at the Cenotaph in Preston

City leaders pay tribute to a very proud Prestonian

The union flag will fly at half mast at Preston council on the day of a well known city councillor’s funeral.

Fire crews attended the incident on Broadwood Drive

Fire crews attend kitchen fire in Fulwood

One fire engine from Fulwood and one from Preston attended a pan fire at a house on Broadwood Drive at around 6pm yesterday evening.
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PNE fan fights for life after Australia road smash

A KEEN Preston North End fan is fighting for his life after being involved in a motorbike smash in Australia.

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CCTV appeal after knife-wielding robber targets off-licence

CCTV appeal after knife-wielding robber targets off-licence

A CCTV appeal has been launched by detectives after a robbery in Fulwood.

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Probe: Saghir appeared at Preston Crown County

eBay trader’s tax fraud shame

A FORMER postal worker who failed to declare more than £10,000 in tax for his internet beauty product business has been spared an immediate jail term.

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Demand for hospital beds up by a quarter

Demand for hospital beds up by a quarter

Hospital admissions have risen by a quarter in Preston and Chorley in the last decade, new figures show.

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Smoke alarm does its job

Smoke alarm does its job

A smoke alarm fitted during a fire prevention visit did its job after a blaze in a dishwasher.

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Fiyin Oladejo, Amber Cragg, Ella Gore and Tayla Finley with the new owl sculpture, at the roundabout near Longsands Primary School, after the first one was knocked over by a driver

Wise addition to school’s roundabout landmark

If you go out in Fulwood today, you’re in for a big surprise.

Fulwood Barracks

PETITION: Help us fight the decision to sell off Preston’s historic Fulwood Barracks

The first shots in the defence of Fulwood Army Barracks have been fired.

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Appeal for witnesses over incident which left woman in critical condition

Police are appealing for information after a woman suffered serious injuries following a collision in Preston.

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Deadly Harlequin ladybirds mingle with native species on a tree at Preston Golf Club

Ladykillers fly in to bug the locals

The collective noun for ladybirds might be “a loveliness,” but there’s nothing lovely about the little blighters which have invaded Britain.

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Author and former Winstanley College teacher Andrew Hurley

Former librarian and best-selling author laments county’s closure of libraries

A former Lancashire librarian who has become a literary sensation says that without a local library, his life may have turned out very differently.

Police attend a house on Barnacre Close, Preston after a fire tore through the house.

Woman in hospital after house fire

Police and fire experts are investigating a blaze which resulted in a woman needing hospital treatment today.

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Emergency services struggle to free injured woman, 82

Firefighters were called to help paramedics recover a badly-injured 82-year-old woman after she fell at home in the early hours.

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Ray Panzer, of Fulwood, in remission from prostate cancer

“Test that saved Ben Stiller’s life also saved mine”

Hollywood star Ben Stiller recently opened up about his battle with prostate cancer at the age of 48 and how a screening test saved his life. AASMA DAY talks to Lancashire grandad Ray Panzer about his prostate cancer journey and finds out about a screening event for early detection of the disease

The scene of the assault at Fulwood

Police renew assault appeal

Police have issued a renewed appeal for information following a serious sexual assult in Fulwood.


Proud Bob, 95, gets military honour

D-Day veteran Bob Barron insists he played only a “small” part in a big team effort to liberate France.

Sai Surbhi restaurant review. Chicken Biryani

Another new name but top quality Indian food

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323 - 325 Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston

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