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Garage blaze was arson, say firefighters

Firefighters were called out to a blaze at a disused domestic garage on the outskirts of Preston tonight - and the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Crime
Preston Musical Comedy Society

Lancashire drama groups win NODA awards

Preston Musical Comedy Society was the big winner at this year’s NODA awards.
News

KFC CRISIS: Latest update for Preston's chicken lovers

It's good news for KFC fans as restaurants continue to re-open across Preston.
Business
Fresh new look for Fishergate Santander bank

Fresh new look for Fishergate Santander bank

A landmark high street bank was due to officially reopen today with a new look.

Business
Stephen Maguire on his way to victory over Li Hang (eventphotos67)

Snooker: Trump and Allen crash out in Preston

Judd Trump and Mark Allen were surprise first-round casualties at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix at the Guild Hall on Tuesday.

Snooker
Tara Palin, with picture of her daughter who was sent away to Middlesbrough

£4m spent sending mental health patients out of Lancashire

A lack of beds at Lancashire’s mental health trust saw patients being sent as far away as Somerset, it can be revealed.

Health
Ben Sebborn and Richard Dyer of Skiddle, based in Longridge

Preston’s Skiddle proving just the ticket in making events stay affordable

Preston as a city may be small – but on the music scene map it certainly isn’t.

News
Aerials 2013.'Preston City Centre showing Crystal House, Miller Arcade, and Guild Hall

Preston retailers remain optimistic for the future

Preston businesses remain upbeat despite new figures showing retail sales growth was broadly flat at the beginning of the New Year.

Business
A design image of the housing plan

Heritage asset retained in rural Preston housing plan

The future of a historic house in rural Preston has been secured as part of a new development plan.

News

Weekend party pictures from around Preston - February 17 & 18, 2018

Were you out on the town this weekend?

News
Delight for poetry fans

Delight for poetry fans

Poetry lovers are in for a treat at a Preston cafe in coming weeks.

News
The bridge linking the bus station and Guild Hall

Bridge re-opens - and right on cue

The covered bridge between Preston Bus Station and the Guild Hall complex has been re-opened, right on cue for the snooker Grand Prix.

News
Council tax

Why Lancashire residents are set to count the cost of Government cuts

A financial squeeze is set to be passed on to Lancashire residents from April as cash-strapped authorities firm up their budget plans.

News
Lancashire’s construction heroes must be celebrated

Lancashire’s construction heroes must be celebrated

The heroes of Lancashire’s construction industry must be celebrated by one of the county’s leading business awards, according to a former winner.

Business
A crew from Preston was called out to reports of the motorbike on fire on Cemetery Road just after 9pm on Monday, February 19.

Investigation after 'deliberate' motorbike fire in Preston

An investigation has been launched after a motorbike was deliberately set on fire in Preston, say fire services.

Crime

YOUR VIEW: Fishergate Bollard mania has gone global

Love it or loathe  it - the Fishergate bollard’s fame has now extended far beyond Preston.

Transport
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

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

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
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