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Harris Park orphanage owner faces in-depth council inspection

The former Harris Children's Home Pic: Tony Worrall The former Harris Children’s Home Pic: Tony Worrall A former orphanage and children’s home in Fulwood is to see an extensive inspection to check its condition. Preston City Council’s cabinet […]

2 months ago
Fury of Preston Market traders after last-minute rents plan

Fruit stall Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Fruit stall Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Preston Market traders have been voicing their anger at what they claim is a ‘rip off move’ by Preston City Council. Around a dozen traders […]

2 months ago
Banana King to bow out of Preston Market – but it’s not moving far

The Banana King stall in Preston Indoor Market Pic; 70023venus2009 The Banana King stall in Preston Indoor Market Pic; 70023venus2009 One of Preston’s longest running market traders has chosen not to take a stall in the new market. Banana King, […]

2 months ago
Avenham street left in a state by fly-tippers

Fly-tipping in Avenham Place Fly-tipping in Avenham Place This is the scene one Preston resident stepped out of their front door to this week. Agnieszka Sonnenfield awoke to find a mass of bike types […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood’s conservation area status up for renewal

The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall One of the earliest examples of a Victorian suburb in the UK is […]

3 months ago
This Preston car park will be free in run up to Christmas

Where will you park this Christmas? Pic: Tony Worrall Where will you park this Christmas? Pic: Tony Worrall Early details of when free parking will be in operation for Christmas shoppers has been announced. Preston City Council is making […]

3 months ago
Harris lottery bid looks back on – but major changes needed

Front of the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Front of the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall It’s back to the drawing board for ambitious proposals to revamp the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in […]

3 months ago
Details of Preston’s Remembrance service at the Cenotaph

Preston will pause to pay its respects to fallen soldiers during the annual service in the city centre. Remembrance Sunday sees a service led by the Mayor of Preston take […]

3 months ago
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