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Jubilee Court student flats leave Preston homeowners questioning their future

A view of the Jubilee Court development from a resident's garden Two Preston homeowners have expressed their dismay at a large new block of student flats going up near the university. Residents in St Walburges Gardens have been watching the Jubilee […]

1 month ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston and South Ribble

christmas tree The time for Christmas trees to come down is drawing near. Traditionally Christmas decorations come down on January 6 and there’s a few ways to get rid of your pine […]

1 month ago
Opinion: Reflecting on the legacy of councillor Tom Burns

Councillor Tom Burns I can’t believe it’s almost two years since the death of my good friend and fellow Councillor Tom Burns. I was sat in a Neighbourhood Planning meeting in the YMCA […]

1 month ago
Watch as Guild Wheel flood damage is revealed in headcam footage

Damage to the Guild Wheel at Preston Pic: Stephen Melling Footage showing the damage caused to a section of the Guild Wheel has been released. Keen Preston cyclist Stephen Melling has been out on his bike during Saturday morning around […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Guild Wheel closed at Tickled Trout as volunteers needed for clean up

Damage to the Guild Wheel and debris across the path Volunteers have been coming forward to help patch up a popular cycle route in Preston. The Guild Wheel, a 21-mile loop of the city, has been affected by the Boxing […]

1 month ago
Opinion: Nine things 2016 holds for Preston

A pot of gold could come in handy for public finances in Preston during 2016 Pic: Tony Worrall The end of the year draws near and like the Christmas Lights in Preston city centre the lights are going out one by one (gradually). It’s a good chance to […]

2 months ago
Moor Park and Haslam Park to host free New Year walks

A stroll in Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling Two city parks are to host free walking events for those looking to stretch their legs in the New Year. Moor Park and Haslam Park are the venues for the […]

2 months ago
Moor Park gets a new temporary water feature

The new 'lake' in Moor Park A growing body of water in a historic city park is due to be tackled in the next 12 months. Preston City Council has vowed to use lottery funding to […]

2 months ago
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