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This is how much councillors in Preston could be paid

Back entrance to the Town Hall in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Back entrance to the Town Hall in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors in Preston look set to get a small pay rise. The annual allowance paid to elected representatives is […]

2 days ago
Here’s how Lune Street is going to work now

Looking down Lune Street Pic: Tony Worrall Looking down Lune Street Pic: Tony Worrall Detailed plans have been revealed for how Lune Street is going to be made two-way. Work has begun on changing the road from […]

3 days ago
Hundreds respond to Preston Cemetery grave options

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells More than 200 people have given their views […]

5 days ago
BAE Systems makes hundreds of staff redundant at Warton and Samlesbury

The Typhoon is made at Warton and Samlesbury The Typhoon is made at Warton and Samlesbury Hundreds of jobs are being lost at one of Preston’s main employers. BAE Systems has announced it will make 750 staff redundant […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three major new roads approved for the west of Preston

Overhead view of part of the western distributor route Overhead view of part of the western distributor route A new link road from the M55 to the Docks, cutting through a swathe of fields to the west of the […]

2 weeks ago
Funding bid goes in for new bridge over the River Ribble

The Ribble could see a new crossing built over it Pic: Paul Melling The Ribble could see a new crossing built over it Pic: Paul Melling A multi-million pound proposal for building a new bridge over the River Ribble has been submitted. Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Bamber Bridge library still due to reopen with the Scouts

Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is earmarked for closure Pic: Google Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is currently closed Pic: Google A scout group in South Ribble still look as though they will get first dibs on a former library. […]

2 weeks ago
Extra money to help regenerate Fishwick and St Matthews

New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir Further money to help reinvigorate the Fishwick and St Matthews area has […]

2 weeks ago
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