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A city of northwest England north-northeast of Liverpool. The Jacobites surrendered here after an uprising in 1715.


(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of Lancashire, on the River Ribble: developed as a weaving centre (17th–18th centuries); university (1992). Pop: 184 836 (2001)


(ˈprɛs tən)

a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England. 132,200.
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The central midfielder first triggered a set of average speed cameras in Preston, Lancashire, while driving his Land Rover on April 1 last year.
Conor, of Preston, Lancashire, went along as planned anyway.
The teenager lived in Preston, Lancashire, until recently and police there say they are doing "everything they can" to find him.
He's searched the country to find someone deserving of a threebedroom, furnished flat in Preston, Lancashire, worth PS120,000.
George Formby died in St Joseph's Hospital, Mount Street, Preston, Lancashire on March 6th, 1961, aged 56.
03 January 2017 - UK-based brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist Harworth Group plc (LSE: HWG) has acquired Four Oaks Business Park in Preston, Lancashire for GBP 13.
Target: Four Oaks Business Park in Preston, Lancashire
Harvey, of Cooper's Fold, Preston, Lancashire, will stand trial at Warwick Crown Court on December 12 and is currently on conditional bail.
The 22-year-old was bitten by the animal in Preston, Lancashire Police said.
Corinne Clarkson, who runs the Mister Eaters Eating Emporium in Preston, Lancashire, has dubbed her creation the 'Ultimeat-um' and it consists of a cheeseburger inside another burger and held together by two buns - made from burgers, the Daily Star reported.
Mr Lynn, from Preston, Lancashire, said: "I couldn't have asked for anything more.