Lancashire Police are offering £25,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of a man after a security van was robbed in Preston.
A multi million pound deal to spur economic growth in Preston has been unveiled. It aims to create thousands of jobs and homes.
Health researchers in Lancashire have designed a new "super" trainer, containing miniaturised bed springs.
The future of Preston Bus Station is to be guaranteed with a multi million pound cash injection.
Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council are set to agree an £8.3m investment in the Grade II listed building.
The film about Preston Bus Station will be shown at The Continental Pub, Preston at 8pm. Filmmakers Paul Adams and Andrew Wilson say they've not idea how many people will turn up.
The film was made by two friends Paul Adams who runs a photographic business and Andrew Wilson who is a writer. The pair wanted to create a celebration of the bus station in their 10 minute movie. The full film will be available on Youtube tomorrow.
Preston's iconic, and controversial, bus station is to be sold for "nothing".
Lancashire Council plan to "buy" the building from Preston City Council. The deal will secure the future of the newly-listed structure that had faced demolition.
City officials said the station was too costly to maintain, and had to be pulled down. But it was saved when it was given Grade II listed status.
Now, it will transfer into Lancashire Council's ownership. A spokesperson says no money will change hands on the deal. It will be bought for "nothing'".
Lancashire Council hope to spend £8.3m on renovations. The money had previously been earmarked for building a replacement station.
The newly restored Preston Cenotaph will be seen in a whole new light this evening. Artist Andy McKeown has been commissioned to create a new light work for the site. It will highlight the sacrifice of local men in the First World War.
Two of Preston’s parks attractions have made the top 20 in the Visit England 2012 annual survey of free things to see and do.
In the number one slot for the North West are Avenham and Miller Parks with an amazing total of 1,014,800 visitors throughout 2012.
The visitor numbers to the city's parks were swelled by the visitors to Preston Guild events last year.
For the full top 20 list see the Visit England website
– Councillor Tom Burns
“Preston is getting lots of recognition at the moment, both regionally and nationally, and rightly so.
“The Guild events brought the community together and the volunteer Guilders themselves won an award just last week.
“As a council, we are focusing on how to capitalise on the Guild legacy and continue to raise the profile of the city as a great place to live, work, study, visit and invest.”
Preston traders have joined forces to produce a Christmas guide listing all the city's festive activities, along with details of late night shopping and free parking.
The Christmas in Preston guide also includes information on the Christmas light celebrity switch on and the Cinderella panto at the Guild Hall.
The guide is available in city centre shops, as well as the Visitor Information Centre, Town Hall, Harris Museum, Preston Market, St George’s and Fishergate shopping centres and Preston railway station.
Cabinet member for leisure and culture, Councillor Tom Burns, said: “Christmas is a magical time, and this year Preston has more to offer than ever before.
“The Winter Wonderland ice rink and log cabins serving food and drink are a fantastic draw to the city centre, and a great way to end a day of Christmas shopping and visiting Santa with the family.
“Traditions such as the annual pantomime mix with relatively new experiences of Tea with Santa, to create a wonderful atmosphere in Preston this Christmas.”
Hip hop artist Coolio performed his hit Gangsta's Paradise with the students in their living room on Tuesday. He also bought ingredients for a meal then cooked for them.
The rapper will be reunited with his student friends at a pub in Preston this evening. Videos of Coolio's living room performance have attracted millions of views online.