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  • Two children die in hospital after Preston house fire
    by PA Media on April 13, 2022 at 4:01 pm

    Three-year-old girl and five-year-old boy die after being taken to hospital following blaze on Friday Two children have died after a house fire in Preston. Lancashire police said the three-year-old girl and five-year-old boy died on Tuesday after they and their mother were taken to hospital on Friday evening. Emergency services had been called to the address in Coronation Crescent at about 8pm following reports of a house fire with several people trapped inside. Continue reading...

  • Championship roundup: Paul Ince leads Reading to victory over Birmingham
    by PA Media on February 22, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    Interim manager oversees 2-1 home win in his first match Middlesbrough fight back to beat West Brom; Barnsley win away The Reading interim manager Paul Ince marked his return to management with a 2-1 home win against Birmingham. The former Manchester United and England midfielder – whose son Tom is on loan at Reading from Stoke – was handed the reins on Saturday evening just hours after Veljko Paunovic’s departure following a 3-2 win at Preston. Continue reading...

  • Rare kingfisher sighting in Preston draws thousands
    by Josh Halliday North of England correspondent on January 5, 2022 at 4:21 pm

    American shaggy-crested belted kingfisher thought to have got blown across ocean by Atlantic storm It is perhaps the biggest American star to visit Preston in years. A “spectacular” shaggy-crested belted kingfisher has drawn several thousand people to a nature reserve in Lancashire for one of the bird’s few recorded UK sightings in more than 100 years. The North American bird usually migrates to Mexico or the Caribbean for winter but is thought to have ended up in Preston after getting […]

  • Man held on suspicion of murder after two people found dead near Preston
    by PA Media on November 21, 2021 at 1:23 am

    Police treating the deaths of a man and a woman found at a house in Higher Walton as suspicious Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after two people were found dead at a house near Preston. Lancashire constabulary said officers found the bodies of a man and a woman at the property on Cann Bridge Street in the village of Higher Walton on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading...

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