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Preston North End re-submit Ingol golf course plans

Another view of the training centre A new training ground would be built on part of the golf course Preston North End have submitted scaled-back proposals for the Ingol golf course. New plans for the site […]

3 hours ago
Artist holding open conversation about city development at Preston cafe

These types of maps will be created from the conversations These types of maps will be created from the conversations A Preston artist is spending a fortnight collecting the memories of the North West area of the city. Olivia Keith […]

5 hours ago
Cyclist and van involved in collision in Cottam

Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google An incident between a van and a cyclist in Preston has triggered a police appeal. During Friday 5 May a collision […]

6 hours ago
‘Selfish’ vandal wrecks Miller Park trees

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria It looks like strong winds have blown through one of Preston’s glorious parks. But it is a human hand which […]

6 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston councillor to be recognised for her service to the city

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Since her first political foray in the late 1970s she’s seen Preston change. But from her time representing the area of St Matthews […]

10 hours ago
How the weather looks for Preston Carnival and Armed Forces Day

Bright colours expected for the city's carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Bright colours expected for the city’s carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Two of the biggest events of Preston’s summer take place this weekend. Armed Forces Day […]

22 hours ago
This Preston city centre pub is having a major revamp

The Stanley Arms closes until late July for a refurb The Stanley Arms closes until late July for a refurb A pub in the shadow of Preston Guild Hall is to be closed for a month during a refurb. The […]

22 hours ago
Fulwood pupil to shave her head for good cause

Rosie Lenehan Rosie Lenehan This brave schoolgirl is shaving her head to help raise money for a cancer charity. Rosie Lenehan, 14, is going to have her locks cut off for Macmillan […]

1 day ago
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