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Larches boxing club has become so popular it needs to expand

A gym session in the Larches club A boxing club in Larches is so popular it is bursting at the seams. Larches and Savick Boxing Academy has trained the likes of Commonwealth Games gold-winning medalists Scott Fitzgerald […]

21 mins ago
Major Blackpool Road junction to shut for roadworks

Resurfacing work is needed at the junction of Plungington Road and Blackpool Road Pic: Google Motorists using a busy junction in Plungington are being told to brace for major delays. Pothole repair work will close where Plungington Road crosses Blackpool Road. The day-time closures will […]

5 hours ago
Exactly when RAF Tornado will fly over Preston

RAF Tornado is making its final flight over the country Pic: Ministry of Defence Workers at BAE are set for a flypast during Tuesday afternoon by the RAF’s Tornado. The plane is retiring from active service after 40 years. Exact timings have now been […]

17 hours ago
Uptown Pony Club planned for former Friargate shop

How the new bar and co-working space would look in Friargate Pic: Studio John Bridge A new upmarket bar and restaurant is planned for Friargate. Uptown Pony Club is the latest venture from The 85 Group who also run Baluga in the Miller Arcade. With […]

17 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Facebook group started to share driveways for Royal Preston Hospital parking

Homeowners living around Royal Preston Hospital have been offering out their driveways to staff and visitors. A Facebook group has been set up to help those struggling to park at […]

21 hours ago
Hesketh Arms rallies to raise funds for terminally ill Sadie

Posing at the end of the walk in the Hesketh Arms Pic: Hesketh Arms Dozens of pub regulars have taken on a 22-mile trek to raise money for a terminally ill woman. 27-year-old Sadie Miller has benefited from the support of the Hesketh Arms. […]

2 days ago
Waitrose delivery van becomes stuck under Lytham Road rail bridge

The delivery van stuck under Lytham Road bridge Pic: addamstimmble Waitrose home deliveries were delayed during Saturday in Preston. A delivery van misjudged the height of the railway bridge at Lytham Road on the Ashton-on-Ribble/Fulwood border. Preston Police attended and […]

2 days ago
Huge new energy plant planned for Red Scar Industrial Estate

The location of the planned energy facility Pic: Google Preston is to be asked for its thoughts on a new energy recovery facility due to be built in Ribbleton. Red Scar Industrial Estate could be home to the Longridge […]

2 days ago
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