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Huge new office block Altus planned for Ringway

How the Altus building would look alongside Ringway towards County Hall How the Altus building would look alongside Ringway towards County Hall This is how the corner of Corporation Street and Ringway could look within the next five to 15 years. […]

3 days ago
Could St Joseph’s Orphanage see a new owner soon?

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson A Preston building voted as one of the UK’s most endangered could have a new owner as part of its […]

4 days ago
Alternative version of how Preston’s council ward boundaries could look

A stroll in Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling Moor Park would be kept as a ward in councillor Rankin’s proposals Pic: Paul Melling The leader of Preston City Council has tabled his alternative vision for how the city’s political […]

5 days ago
Oyster shells from the Victorian era discovered under Market cobbles

What the workmen found at the Markets Oyster shells discovered during the Markets work in Preston In the same year as the English Channel was swum for the first time these cockles were left at Preston Market. […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Preston Mayor to receive chains in public ceremony

A previous Mayor Making ceremony in Preston A previous Mayor Making ceremony in Preston Preston’s new Mayor is to be marked with the annual ceremony at the Town Hall. The city council meets on Wednesday (17 May) […]

1 week ago
Larches and Moor Park to disappear from Preston’s political map

A mural in Larches Pic: Tony Worrall A mural in Larches Pic: Tony Worrall An extraordinary meeting of councillors is expected to see them vote to get rid of nine of themselves. Preston City Council is to […]

1 week ago
What the Lancashire County Council election result means for Preston

There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has remained predominantly red following the latest round of local elections – […]

2 weeks ago
What’s the difference between Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council?

County Hall or Town Hall? County Hall or Town Hall? It’s one of the most common refrains heard in comments thread on social media and down the pub – ‘bloody council’ – but which council […]

2 weeks ago
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