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Fracking health report to be considered at Lancashire County Council meeting

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire A report on the potential health impacts of fracking near Preston is to be considered at a county council meeting. Cuadrilla have submitted plans to frack for gas at Roseacre […]

3 years ago
Avenham Park Pavilion Cafe faces objections to late night event plans

Avenham Park's pavilion A plan to serve alcohol until 1am at the pavilion in Avenham Park has attracted a number of objections from nearby residents. The Pavilion currently holds a licence allowing it […]

3 years ago
Prestfest in pictures: Zombie flashmobs, grim reaper and ghastly creatures swarm Preston city centre

A frightful night was had by all at Preston’s Saturday night Prestfest. With monsters, aliens, zombies, clowns from your worst nightmares and the scariest of all was the grim reaper […]

3 years ago
Preston Market plans: Architects to be confirmed for next step in Indoor Market demolition

Lancastria House is earmarked for demolition as part of the Markets plan Proposals for Preston’s Markets have moved on a step as Preston City Council appoint architects for the scheme. Town Hall bosses want to demolish the current Indoor Market, built in […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broughton interchange roadworks: M6 Junction works overrunning by two months

Preston is in the fast-lane for growth, and its transport links are part of the reason why A major roadworks scheme on the M6 is due to be finished two months behind schedule. Broughton interchange at Junction 32 is seeing lane widening where the M6 joins the […]

3 years ago
Parish Council questions how hundreds of homes for Cottam links with Garden City masterplan

How the 288 new homes would be laid out across the site The final stage of a giant new development of homes in Cottam looks set to be approved. Wainhomes have submitted their detailed proposal for 288 houses on land off Sandy […]

3 years ago
Melissa Hughes missing: Police grow increasingly concerned for Ribbleton teenager

Update: Melissa has been found safe and well Police are searching for a Preston teenager who has not been seen since Wednesday. Melissa Hughes, 16, was last seen leaving home […]

3 years ago
Red Nissan wanted in connection with Ribbleton newsagents raid

Police have launched a public appeal to catch a gang of men wanted after an armed raid took £50,000 from a security van outside a Preston newsagent. Three or four […]

3 years ago
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