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Is Fulwood being killed by concrete? This sign claims it is

RIP Fulwood? One man thinks so Pic: Paul Iddon A gravestone stained with blood still sits opposite a busy road in Fulwood. One resident riled by proposed building planned for the area has taken action. ‘RIP Fulwood. Killed by […]

1 month ago
Moor Park ‘dogging’ posters appear after graffiti removed

One of the fly-posters in Moor Park After graffiti showing two dogs fornicating on the side of a Preston park’s toilet was removed a rogue poster campaign has begun. Posters have appeared across Moor Park showing the […]

2 months ago
Lancashire Encounter returns to become biennial fixture between Preston Guilds

The red canopies being put into position during last year's Encounter and two of the performers The Lancashire Encounter bridging the gap between the Preston Guild is to become a permanent fixture in the city events calendar. Funding has been secured to develop this year’s event […]

2 months ago
Elizabeth Atkins steps down from Ashton ward to care for former MP husband

Liz Atkins is stepping down to look after her husband Ron A Preston councillor is stepping down to look after her elderly husband after four years in office. Elizabeth Atkins, who represents the Ashton ward, says she can no longer ‘juggle […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Church Street shop to be sold off by Preston City Council

Former Bargain's Galore store on Church Street A council owned building in Church Street is due to be sold off – but no longer by auction. What used to be Bargain’s Galore is to be put on […]

2 months ago
Is illegal tattooing rife in Preston? Second scratcher is fined

Some of the kit recovered from the Ribbleton man's home Another ‘scratcher’ tattoo artist working from his home illegally has been fined. Ribbleton man Stephen Vickers was found guilty of operating as an illegal tattooist. Environmental health officers raided his […]

2 months ago
Should Ashton-on-Ribble keep its conservation area?

Victoria Parade is within the conservation area A swathe of Ashton-on-Ribble is to have its historic status reviewed. Preston City Council is looking at its conservation area which covers around 30 hectares of part of the western […]

2 months ago
Preston war hero Private William Young to be remembered

Private William Young and his family on his return to Preston in 1916 A Preston war hero is to see his bravery marked with a plaque on the Flag Market. Private William Young’s family will assemble to mark the actions of the First […]

2 months ago
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