Preston City Wrestling show on the Flag Market

Preston City Wrestling lodge plans to create a training studio

A former industrial unit in Preston could become a training ground for the wrestling superstars of tomorrow. What was Amini Spices on St Marys Street in St Matthews has been rented by Preston City Wrestling (PCW). PCW has been growing rapidly in popularity with sell out shows at Evoque Preston and a warmly received show on the Flag Market for Armed Forces Day. An application […]

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The land off Eastway could become a new supermarket and other stores

Eastway Hub supermarket plans thrown out by councillors over traffic fears

Plans for a new supermarket in Fulwood have been thrown out by councillors during heated scenes at the Town Hall. Five councillors, led by Greyfriars councillor David Hammond, walked out when their attempt to defer the application was refused. Cllr Hammond argued the report on the development had been submitted too late for councillors to make an informed decision on it. It left nine councillors […]

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Broughton's Christmas tree caught during the evening rush

Smog village: Air quality dangerously poor in Broughton

Broughton village is being choked by traffic fumes according to a new report. Environmental officers at Preston City Council have been monitoring a section of Garstang Road, the A6, through the village. It shows stretches of the road have nearly twice the annual limit of dangerous fumes from vehicles being emitted. Specialist air quality filters were installed near to the junction with Whittingham and Woodplumpton Lane […]

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Signage has been changed out the front of the Guild Hall and trees removed

Late night booze plan for Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall is applying for a later booze licence as the Rigby revamp continues. The venue has applied for an all week licence to serve alcohol until 2am every day and start serving from 9am. Currently the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre can serve alcohol from 11am to 11pm on Mondays to Saturdays, while on Sunday it is restricted to 12noon to 10.30pm. The […]

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moor park

Music festival Rockprest coming to Moor Park in Summer 2015

Rockprest has been officially announced, meaning Preston will get a music festival after all. The festival will be held on Moor Park in the Summer of 2015 and feature a variety of tribute acts. Festival curator Jools Taylor said: “We have been in close discussions and planning now with Preston Council for nearly a year and we are extremely excited to be bringing a new Festival […]

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The house on Lightfoot Lane which would be demolished

Woodplumpton mini-estate homes plan is back on planning agenda

Proposals to demolish a Woodplumpton bungalow and build 12 new detached homes are back on the table. Andrew Bradshaw has applied to create a new mini-estate of luxury family homes off Lightfoot Lane. The land sits to the south of where a Redrow development could see 300 or so homes built. A statement from Janet Dixon architects says the Bradshaw estate would “constitute appropriate ‘infill’ development […]

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