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Preston Cemetery consultation formally begins

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Jon-Jo’s grave at Ribbleton Cemetery The consultation for the personalisation of gravestones at Preston Cemetery has now gone live on the city council website. Following a petition of more than 4,500 names to the […]

1 month ago
Preston North End’s ‘landmark application’ to go ahead

An artist impression of the new training facility which PNE hope would be ready for the 2018 season An artist impression of the new training facility which PNE hope would be ready for the 2018 season Preston North End have been granted permission for a new training ground, […]

2 months ago
Palace cinema crowdfunding campaign launched to stop closure

The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge Campaigners wanting to keep the Palace cinema in Longridge open have set themselves a major fundraising challenge. More than £300,000 needs to be […]

3 months ago
How police are tackling knife crime in Lancashire

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime. Operation Sceptre, running from July 17-23, is a […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben Ashworth petition for Guild Wheel naming handed in

Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Ashworth (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Porter (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Calls for a section of Preston’s Guild Wheel […]

3 months ago
How Lancashire Fire & Rescue has responded to London high rise fire

Sandown Court, in Preston. Credit: Google Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service has begun a review of fire safety provision for high rise accommodation. This comes in the wake of the […]

4 months ago
Dad of premature baby Lacey Mai fundraises for once-in-a-lifetime trips

Lacey Mai was born at Royal Preston Hospital five and a half weeks early, after being breach with the cord round her neck. The youngster was left brain damaged after not being […]

4 months ago
Guild Wheel walk for Ingol nine-year-old cancer patient

Over the Easter weekend, volunteers came together to walk 21 miles of the Guild Wheel to help raise money for nine-year-old cancer patient Amelia Brome. Amelia, from Ingol, has been […]

6 months ago
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