Here’s what Syrian refugees get when arriving in Preston

There will be groceries to get the family started in the UK Pic: Jack Amick Preston is due to take in five Syrian refugee families and this is what will be waiting for them. The city council is due to agree to accept £83,000 from […]

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Ashton-on-Ribble conservation area to be kept

Tulketh Avenue within Ashton-on-Ribble An area of Preston in-keeping with its Victorian layout is due to keep its special status. Ashton-on-Ribble’s conservation area running from Blackpool Road down to Watery Lane was up for […]

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Don’t give to the homeless on Preston’s streets says new campaign

A man sits on Preston's streets Pic: KrzysztofTe Foto Blog Prestonians are being warned not to give to homeless people on the city’s streets. Claims are being made many of the individuals found begging in the city centre claim benefits […]

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Preston begging crackdown: How do community protection notices work

Police would use the notices in the centre of Preston Pic Tony Worrall As a clampdown on people begging in Preston city centre begins there are two ways the police say they are dealing with it. It involves using new laws which came […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Social network for construction and engineers built by Preston firm

Sean Wilson and the Tradefit girls A Preston firm has helped launch a new social network for those in the construction and engineering industry. Brainchild of a building services engineer Sean Wilson he built network Tradefit […]

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Take a behind the scenes tour of Winckley Square’s gardens

The gardens at Winckley Square are currently off limits Pic: Tpony Worrall Tours exploring the history of Winckley Square are to be held as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. Preston’s grade II listed Georgian Square has an interesting past and […]

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Preston Markets parking fines to begin from Monday

Evening parking under the Market canopies is to become a thing of the past Pic: Richard Swan Fines for parking under Preston’s market canopies are to be dished out from Monday. Preston City Council says the parking firm contracted to enforce the new rules will start fining […]

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Beauty expert opens new clinic in Preston city centre

Emma Pearce has returned home to Preston for her new business A new beauty clinic has opened inside a hairdressers in Preston city centre. Preston beauty expert Emma Pearce is behind the new EMA Cosmetic Beauty Clinic. With a 15 year […]

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