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Preston and Lancaster trains won’t run over Christmas

Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland Virgin Trains Class 390 Pendolino passing through Leyland Anyone wanting to use the train between Preston and Glasgow will need to catch the bus during the Christmas period. Virgin Trains […]

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Watch as Preston to Blackpool railway line closure begins

Work starts on the Blackpool-Preston line Pic: Network Rail Thousands of rail passengers are beginning to first of many months of journeys by replacement buses. Network Rail has shut the Preston to Blackpool line for 19 weeks for electrification […]

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Penwortham care home plans are formally lodged

How the new care home in Cop Lane may look like How the new care home in Cop Lane may look like A former church hall in Penwortham has formally seen proposals lodged for converting it into a new retirement home. […]

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Harris Park orphanage owner faces in-depth council inspection

The former Harris Children's Home Pic: Tony Worrall The former Harris Children’s Home Pic: Tony Worrall A former orphanage and children’s home in Fulwood is to see an extensive inspection to check its condition. Preston City Council’s cabinet […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Win chance to be VIPs at Preston Christmas Lights switch on

Preston's Christmas Lights at the top end of Friargate Pic: Billy Matthews Preston’s Christmas Lights at the top end of Friargate Pic: Billy Matthews Preston’s Christmas Lights are turned on during Saturday 25 November – and you could be there for as […]

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Fulwood Library reopening draws closer

Workmen have been spotted in the library Workmen have been spotted in the library Work has begun on reopening one of Preston’s closed libraries. Fulwood Library closed in late September last year but a pledge to reopen […]

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Story in a suitcase and more as Discovery Trail comes to Preston

Avenham Park cafe is one of the venues Pic: 70023venus2009 Avenham Park cafe is one of the venues Pic: 70023venus2009 Visitors to Preston city centre on Saturday will find four interactive storytelling stations set up. The Preston Discovery Trail runs […]

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Fury of Preston Market traders after last-minute rents plan

Fruit stall Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Fruit stall Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Preston Market traders have been voicing their anger at what they claim is a ‘rip off move’ by Preston City Council. Around a dozen traders […]

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