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Travellers park up at former Perry’s site on Blackpool Road

Travellers have been spotted parking up at a former car showroom site on Blackpool Road in Ribbleton. The site used to be the Perry’s showroom before it was demolished and […]

1 day ago
Preston ‘hate-rant’ taxi driver bail date extended

Zaheer Hussain makes threats to rape Christians in the video A taxi-driver from Preston has seen his bail date extended in connection with a ‘hate-rant’ video. Zaheer Hussain, 41, was arrested in December last year after a video appeared online. […]

3 days ago
Community Gateway homes plan for Goosnargh approved

An overhead view of the Bushell's Farm development Campaigners have expressed their disgust after 140 new homes were approved for Goosnargh. The village on the outskirts of Preston is to see the development by Community Gateway Association. Councillors […]

3 days ago
How Preston MPs voted on the Brexit deal

Preston MP Mark Hendrick As the country awaits to find out what the next twist in the Brexit tale is, here’s how the MPs for Preston and surrounding areas voted. Theresa May lost the […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement This is how Preston Bus Station’s western edge may look

Artist impression of how the Bus Station's western edge may look Pic: Cassidy+Ashton/Lancashire County Council New designs for the western edge of Preston’s grade-II listed Bus Station have been unveiled. Lancashire County Council has tabled amended proposals for the area after plans for the Preston […]

4 days ago
Here’s our big survey about Preston

Skyline in the city Pic: Tony Worrall As we reach a decade of keeping you updated on all things Preston we thought it would be a good chance to stop and reflect. We’d really like your views […]

5 days ago
Broughton retirement complex plan for Touch of Spice is rejected

A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Proposals for a new retirement complex and shops in the centre of Broughton village have been knocked back by councillors. Midas Land Limited wanted to knock down the current Touch […]

6 days ago
Work to warm up Preston’s Market Hall continues

The work resumes at the Orchard Street end of the Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Further winter-proofing work is continuing at Preston’s Market Hall. The new porch was put in at the start of December last year and is now getting its roof. Traders and […]

1 week ago
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