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Broughton chairwoman takes on housing developers over village plans

The current access road into Keyfold Farm Pic: Google The current access road into Keyfold Farm Pic: Google The woman who represents the village of Broughton has claimed she had her ‘Erin Brockovich’ moment after appearing at a planning […]

2 days ago
Lostock Hall library has now reopened

Mum Beth DeNobrega reads to her son Max aged two Mum Beth DeNobrega reads to her son Max aged two A library closed for more than a year has reopened to the public, Lostock Hall library is the latest to […]

6 days ago
Latest on where Preston’s new Western Distributor road is up to

The Western Distributor will join the M55 at a new junction to the North West of the city The Western Distributor will join the M55 at a new junction to the North West of the city Final route plans for a major new road to the west of […]

1 week ago
Halal meat in schools question posed to Preston parents

Stunned or un-stunned? There's a question around what type of halal meat should be provided in schools Pic: crosathorian Stunned or un-stunned? There’s a question around what type of halal meat should be provided in schools Pic: crosathorian Preston parents are being asked for their views about halal meat […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Eastway supermarket and retail park plan back on the agenda

An overhead view of how the Eastway Hub would be laid out An overhead view of how the Eastway Hub would be laid out Developers are hoping it is third-time lucky as proposals for a new supermarket and retail park in Fulwood […]

2 weeks ago
Pothole row breaks out over new Lancashire road repair policy

A recently reported pothole on the corner of the Blackpool Road/Tulketh Road junction Pic: FixMyStreet A recently reported pothole on the corner of the Blackpool Road/Tulketh Road junction Pic: FixMyStreet A new proposal for the time taken to repair potholes in Preston and Lancashire is […]

2 weeks ago
Councillor Rankin to leave politics in May as cancer battle continues

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston City Council has announced he will be leaving politics in the Spring. Councillor Peter Rankin has undergone surgery for a brain tumour and […]

2 weeks ago
Flats plan for Winckley Square branded as ‘alien’

The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 A proposal for new flats just off Winckley Square has been dismissed as ‘strident’ by planning officers. Preston City Council looks […]

2 weeks ago
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