Pupils from Longsands attending after school club will be in a temporary classroom

Fulwood primary school to run after school club in temporary classroom

Part of a Preston school playground is to have a temporary classroom built on it. Longsands Community Primary School in Fulwood has submitted plans to create the additional teaching space. Documents submitted by Lancashire County Council show the school needs the space to be able to run its after and before school clubs. Currently 24 pupils and three members of staff at the club have […]

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Electoral registration shake up in Preston biggest chance since Victorian era

The biggest chance in how Prestonians register to vote is due to happen in the coming weeks. Preston City Council are writing to more than 100,000 people in the Preston area to inform them they are now each individually responsible for registering to vote. The previous system – around since the Victorian times – requires the head of the household to register everyone living in […]

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Fallen branch blocks city centre road

A large section of a tree on the corner of Lord Street and Lancaster Road in Preston came down just before 5pm yesterday evening. The large branch hit the pavement and spread into part of Lord Street just after a huge downpour. The branch came from a tree that is one of a row growing outside the Guild Hall in the centre of the city. […]

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Penwortham welcomes St Catherine’s Hospice charity shop

A new boutique charity shop has opened in Penwortham. St Catherine’s Hospice finished fitting out the store on Priory Lane at the start of July. Sam Jones, manager of the store, said: “We have some fantastic items on sale from labels including DKNY, French Connection, Hobbs and Coast, as well as some quality high street pieces form the likes of Wallis, Topshop, Next and Per […]

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Peter Pan production with Preston Youth Theatre at Avenham Park

Preston’s Avenham Park will be transformed into a magical world for a promenade production of Peter Pan, taking audiences on a journey into the depths of Neverland. Setting off from the Pavilion, follow the tale of the Darling children as they encounter the mischievous Lost Boys, the terrifying crew of the Jolly Roger led by the dastardly Captain James Hook – they may even catch […]

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Ribbleton wasteland to be turned into four new homes

An area of unused land in the heart of Ribbleton could be turned into four community homes. A patch of land which used to be home to some garages has seen plans submitted by Community Gateway Housing to build four two bedroom homes. The land, approximately 595 square metres, borders Rowan Avenue and backs onto The Grange primary school play ground. A statement from Community […]

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