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Old railway line is cleared in Deepdale ahead of tram testing

The old railway line is being uncovered Pic: Simon Holmes Work has begun on the new tram line in Deepdale. Plans for a test line for the Preston Trampower project were approved late last year after six years of back […]

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‘Frankly shocking’ criticism of the Harris proposals in lottery bid

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market A heritage group has launched a stinging attack on Preston City Council’s plans for the grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery. The Victorian Society has written to the Heritage […]

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Lancashire House in Winckley Square to become flats

Lancashire House has been on the market for a number of years Pic: Google New luxury apartments are planned in Winckley Square – right next door to Solita. Lancashire House which is currently offices is due to be sold to Eastside Properties. They have […]

3 days ago
Victoria Cherry death: Bolton man due in court

Victoria Cherry A Bolton man has been charged following the disappearance of a Preston woman. Victoria Cherry, 44, had been missing from Fulwood since October 2015. A woman’s body was found at […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Father and son church thieves caught in Preston are jailed

Gregory Hawkshaw (left) and son Danny Hawkshaw (right) A prolific father and son burglar duo who were arrested in Preston have been jailed. Gregory Hawkshaw, 45, of no fixed abode was sentenced to 4 years in prison. Daniel […]

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Tempest Tossed to be performed at Preston Guild Hall

Faye Sheffield and Sean Galdo in rehearsals A radically re-imagined version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is coming to Preston. Performed to celebrate 30 years of the uneasy theatre company the Guild Hall’s Lancaster Suite is being used […]

3 days ago
Date set as Preston Caribbean Carnival returns

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is to hit the city’s streets once again this summer. ‘Lets get the trucks back in de road’ is the cry from organisers after the festival was […]

4 days ago
Pride police car to wear rainbow stripes in Preston

The new Pride police car A rainbow flag police car is due to be appearing in Preston during the summer. Lancashire Police has announced a new addition to its fleet of emergency response vehicles. The […]

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