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Look up ‘how not to to install a bus lane’ and you’ll find Preston

County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire - including the Fishergate scheme County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire – including the Fishergate scheme The Fishergate folly reached another level in its sorry saga on Thursday afternoon. ‘Inadequate’ is […]

2 weeks ago
We need to talk about South Ribble being the best place to live

Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall I read an article on the Daily Express this morning. I know, but bear with me. That piece discussed, in the same way […]

4 weeks ago
Opinion: Here’s why council tax is going up AGAIN in Preston

Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall It’s that time again. For (at least) the sixth year in a row, council tax is going up and services are going […]

1 month ago
Challenge issued to Preston eateries with two star or below food hygiene

Simon Neighbour, environmental health inspector, and a crisp packet nibbled by mice found during an inspection Simon Neighbour, environmental health inspector, and a crisp packet nibbled by mice found during an inspection The Food Hygiene Rating scheme sees premises allocated a rating of between zero and five at […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: A 10-point plan for Preston in 2017

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling For 20 plus years Preston has stagnated, increasingly falling behind its Lancashire neighbours Manchester and Liverpool. The last 12 months, […]

2 months ago
What it was like at the anti-Trump demo in Preston

A sign held up against the Harris A sign held up against the Harris Preston hasn’t seen a protest since the EDL march last year, so the hype surrounding this ‘Anti-Trump’ rally was building pretty fast. Starting […]

2 months ago
What we made of Martin Creed at the Harris

Be happy? Another of Creed's exhibitions The temporary sign for the Harris as part of Creed’s work Pic: Paul Melling On Wednesday evening my son and I caught sight of Martin Creed’s Work no 203: EVERYTHING […]

2 months ago
What Prestonians said about the potential new cat café

A cat watches the snow fall in Preston Pic: Tabitha Boydell Preston could be getting its very own cat café, similar to the popular Manchester Cat Café, as a proposal to launch such an attraction has been made. Mark, a huge […]

2 months ago
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