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Stolen car crashes into bus

Police are searching for two people after a stolen car smashed into a bus in Preston this morning.

Crime
Water overflowing at the Lea section of the Ribble Link

Ribble Link close to bursting its banks

Torrential rain over the weekend has put water levels at Preston’s Ribble Link close to bursting its banks

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Veteran Greg Dunnings with the Invictus Games' founder, Prince Harry

Army veteran Greg gunning for gold

A veteran who had his leg ripped apart by a bomb  is going for gold at the  2017 Invictus Games in Canada
Sport
Preston Town Hall

Dispute over ticket rules for planning

A new ticketing system for Preston Council’s planning committee meetings has been branded a “disgrace” by an opposition councillor.

News
The Saddle Inn at Lea.

Pub aims to be back in the Saddle

A country inn once voted the best family pub in Britain has shut down for the second time in eight years.

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Deborah and Robert Joinson

A latte love story for Preston newlyweds

Love stories more traditionally start over a candle-lit dinner, but for Deborah and Robert it was a cup of coffee that brought them together.
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Ben Ashworth

Ben’s Way to be open next year on Preston's Guild Wheel

A section of the Guild Wheel dedicated to an inspirational Preston charity campaigner will be unveiled on the first anniversary of his death.

News
Preston Town Hall

Have your say on Preston Council shake-up plans

A consultation on plans to reduce the number of councillors in Preston is underway.

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What the main training ground building could look like

PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
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Police at the murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Preston man guilty of wife's murder

A husband who bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in their Preston home has been handed a life sentence.

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The attack took place on Blackpool Road. Image courtesy of Google

Appeal for witnesses after 'road rage' assault in Preston

Motorists who could hold vital information relating to a violent assault are being sought by Preston police officers.
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An artist's impression of part of the training ground

Re-submitted PNE bid earmarked for approval

Council officers have said they are “minded to approve” Preston North End’s re-submitted training ground masterplan.
Business
An artist's impression of the UCLan Adelphi square development

Planners urged to heed advice on Preston's Adelphi scheme

Preston charities have urged planners to remember the needs of the blind and visually impaired community ahead of a major scheme.

News
A huge crack is seen in the harbour after an earthquake in Kos

PNE star's family feel impact of Greek earthquake

A Preston North End star has spoken of his relief that his family is safe after feeling the effects of a deadly earthquake.
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Students from Sir Tom Finney Community High Issac Eley, Katie Wilson, Ronan Barker, Shane Stone at the brook in Grange Park, Ribbleton

Chemicals dumped in Preston school's eco-stream

Green-fingered Preston youngsters have spoken of their dismay after pollution wrecked their environment project.

News

Top of the Tanks at Tatton Flower Show

Veterans joined forces with schoolchildren for a groundforce operation to create a blooming display at this year’s RHS Tatton Flower Show.

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Tickets for the meeting sold out in just over an hour

PNE planning meeting tickets 'sold out'

Tickets for the hotly anticipated planning meeting for Preston North End's re-submitted training ground bid have sold out in under 90 minutes.
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Ben Ashworth

Guild Wheel honour a lasting tribute for Preston's Ben Ashworth

The wheels are in motion for one of Preston’s landmarks to be named after inspirational charity campaigner Ben Ashworth.
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pepperoni pizza from the stone bake oven at the Saddle Inn, Lea

Saddle Inn adds a touch of Naples to the menu

On one of those rare fine summer days my husband and I decided it would be a good enough excuse to lunch out.

Lea
PNE's training ground facility could look like this

PNE meeting to be ticket-only event at Guild Hall

The meeting to determine Preston North End's controversial training ground bid will be held at one of the city's largest venues.
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