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Violent dad jailed for attack on ex partner

A violent  dad who grabbed his former girlfriend by the ankles and pulled her to the floor while she had their baby son in her arms has been jailed.

Crime
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured at Preston Guild Hall on Monday (photo: eventphotos67)

Rocket Ronnie off to flier at Guild Hall

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Robert Milkins 4-0 to reach the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix at Preston Guild Hall.

Snooker
More than 50 practices in Preston have been rated and a percentage assigned to each one based on an average of how likely a patient is to recommend the surgery to a friend.

Revealed: The lowest rated GP surgeries in Preston according to NHS Choices

The lowest rated GP surgeries in Preston have been revealed, based on recommendation ratings by patients responding to official NHS Choices surveys - how does yours compare?

News
Join The Louise Spiteri Trio at The Ale Emporium

Try something different on Thursday

Do you fancy trying something a little bit different on a Thursday night?

Music
Train users hoping to travel between on the west Coast Main Line on Easter weekend have been warned to expect disruption due to engineering work.

Disruption for trains through Preston over Easter Bank Holiday weekend due to engineering works

Train users hoping to travel on the West Coast Main Line over Easter weekend have been warned to expect disruption due to engineering work.
Transport
Chesterfield is one of the few places you can still get a KFC

KFC closures across Preston - latest

A KFC in Preston has re-opened following an earlier closure due to chicken shortages across the country.
Business
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, February 19, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime

VIDEO: Beech's Fine Chocolates in Preston is making Easter eggs after three decades

After more than 30 years, Easter eggs are back on the table for Preston firm Beech’s Fine Chocolates.

News
Chippy of the year 2018

Top 10 revealed in Lancashire Post Chippy of the Year 2018

We’ve got our top finalists for the Chip Shop Of The Year 2018 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.
Food and Drink
Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

News

Looking back: A stroll around Preston market over the decades

In July 1939 it was announced Preston Corporation planned to borrow £7,375 in order to purchase land on Liverpool Street with a view to building a permanent Market Hall.

Nostalgia
Mark Allen

Ladbrokes World Grand Prix: Six to watch at the Guild Hall

The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix starts today until Sunday in Preston with the best 32 players from the season so far battling for the trophy and a £100,000 top prize.

Snooker

WATCH: An open-armed welcome as City Mosque Preston opens its doors to all

People of all faiths and no faith at all descended upon City Mosque Preston as mosque’s across Lancashire opened their doors to the wider community.
News
Skeffington Road, Preston
Photo: Google Maps

Man seriously injured in Preston stabbing

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the abdomen in Preston.
Crime
Peter Rabbit

Meet Peter Rabbit & Mr Men at Preston bookstore

Book-loving youngsters have two events to look forward to at a Preston store next month.

Preston
The flats plan for Guildhall Street

Bid to build loft-style flats with cafe in Preston city centre

A £2.5m apartment block plan that is hoped to give a boost to Preston’s city living aspirations is back before council officials after a design tweak.

Preston

WATCH: Chinese New Year comes to the Harris and Flag Market

Moods were high in Preston over the weekend as Chinese New Year celebrations took over the city.

Preston City Centre
Prince Harry with fiancee Meghan Markle 
Photo: PA

Royal wedding: councils urged to support street parties

Local authorities are being asked to waive charges for road closures on May 19 - to make it cheaper for people to hold royal wedding street parties.

Preston
The seized trike.

Three-wheeled 'monstrosity' seized by police

Preston Police have seized a custom trike that has been a 'severe nuisance' to residents.
Crime
The plinth reigns supreme.

Yet ANOTHER motorist falls foul of the awards ceremony-bound Fishergate Bollard

Preston's infamous Fishergate Bollard has claimed yet another victim...
Preston City Centre
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