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Charity closes Preston animal shelter

A prominent animal shelter in Preston has been closed until further notice by RSPCA bosses over concerns about sub-standard practices.

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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

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A housing site off Hoyles Lane

Congestion fears as housing bids gather pace

Congestion is causing ongoing angst as a major Preston housing-building drive continues to gather pace, according to a community leader.
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Photo Neil Cross. 
Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 
are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

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Stolen car crashes into bus

Stolen car crashes into bus

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

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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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