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Preston Markets revamp contractor to be appointed

The covered market is to include a glazed interior, protecting the permanent stalls from the elements A multi-million contract for the Preston Markets revamp is due to be awarded this week. Preston City Council meets on Thursday (15 December) and it’ll decide whether to approve the […]

1 month ago
Should Preston become a City of Sanctuary?

A young mother crosses the border from Syria and becomes a refugee. She carries her one-month-old son, Hamid. “Since he was born there has been non-stop bombing every day.” Pic: UNCHF A group which seeks to welcome refugees with open arms into Preston could receive the backing of Preston City Council. Council leader councillor Peter Rankin has lodged his support for […]

1 month ago
Fly tipping leaves Frenchwood path in a state

The rubbish was found dumped on Friday morning This is the state a Preston footpath was left in on Friday morning. Cyclists and walkers were left needing to find an alternative route after these materials were found dumped […]

1 month ago
Guild Tower hotel is given the nod and here’s a glimpse inside

Inside the proposed hotel in the Guild Tower Here’s a glimpse inside the new ‘aparthotel’ which could soon be part of Preston’s skyline. Plans for The Guild Tower were passed unanimously by Preston City Council’s planning committee on […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians to be charged to get rid of their Christmas tree

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge Getting rid of your Christmas tree may cost you a fiver this festive season. Preston City Council is proposing a quick-fire charge on removing trees from properties around the city. Anyone who […]

1 month ago
How many stands there will be at Preston Bus Station

This will no longer be a familiar sight on the western side of the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling Clarity on how many bus stands there will be in Preston Bus Station after major works to the building has been given. Preston Bus Station is to only operate buses […]

1 month ago
Preston shops urged to stop stocking The Sun newspaper

The Sun newspaper Pic: Will Taylor Newsagents in Preston are to be asked to stop selling copies of The Sun newspaper. A motion submitted by two Labour councillors urges Preston City Council to adopt a ‘Don’t […]

2 months ago
Deepdale Enclosure to keep its special heritage status

Stephenson Terrace was due to lose its conservation area status Pic: Richard Swann Part of Deepdale which was under-threat from losing its heritage status has seen Preston City Council u-turn on its plans. The Deepdale Enclosure Conservation Area was due to lose its […]

2 months ago
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