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News and information about the area of Woodplumpton near Preston, Lancashire

Major new Preston roads take next step on road to approval

An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go The next step in two major new roads for Preston looks set to be taken. Preston’s Western Distributor and […]

2 weeks ago
M55 closed near Preston as two lorries involved in crash

Heading towards Junction 3 on the M55 where the crash took place Pic: Google Heading towards Junction 3 on the M55 where the crash took place Pic: Google A crash has closed the M55 near Preston with five vehicles involved. Two lorries are thought […]

2 months ago
Don’t leave keys near letterbox warning after Preston burglary

The Orchard in Woodplumpton Pic: Google The Orchard in Woodplumpton Pic: Google Homeowners are being warned not to leave their keys near the door after a ‘hook and cane’ burglary near Preston. A car has been […]

2 months ago
Viewing area added to Preston New Road fracking site

A fenced off area has been set up by Cuadrilla A fenced off area has been set up by Cuadrilla A viewing area has been set up as preparation work begins for fracking to resume near Preston. Cuadrilla has set […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woodplumpton homes plan looks set to be thrown out

Aerial view of the area near the M55 where the new homes would be Pic: Google Plans for 58 new homes on the edge of the M55 in the North West of Preston look set to be thrown out. What is described as ‘piecemeal’ development has […]

6 months ago
A final scoop as Bonds of Elswick closes

One family's final trip out to Bonds Pic: Kieran Frend Prestonians have been heading to a much-loved ice cream parlour for a final scoop. Bonds of Elswick is closing down after seven decades. Packing the family in the car on […]

6 months ago
Preston village pub The Wheatsheaf is top ‘community pub’

Pete and Ness behind the bar at The Wheatshead A village pub on the edge of Preston has been honoured as the best community pub for the second year in a row. The Wheatsheaf in Woodplumpton won the Heart […]

7 months ago
Fracking near Preston is allowed to go ahead at one site

Fracking near Preston is to become a reality as the government overturned a decision made by Lancashire County Council. Communities secretary Sajid Javid has said Cuadrilla can frack at Preston […]

9 months ago
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