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Dog fouling clampdown by Preston council dog wardens

Residents blighted by dog fouling in the city are being urged to keep a dog poo diary by city council officials. Preston City Council spends £100,000 a year cleaning up after irresponsible dog owners. Now the environmental health team at the council wants local residents to help them catch those responsive. Jonathan Cruickshank, environmental health officer, said; “Most owners are responsible – the city actually […]

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Fishergate roadworks: Electricity firm apologises after scarring new look pavements

A utility company has apologised after leaving the new Fishergate pavements scarred. Electricity North West is paying for the damage to the pavement outside what was the HSB bank which is due to become a new Sainsbury’s. The new look Fishergate was unveiled in late June and has prompted a mixed reaction from Prestonians. A spokesman for Electricity North West said: “Our engineers have been […]

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The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling

Word Festival to take place at The Continental

A one-day writing festival is coming to a pub and venue in Preston. The Continental hosts the Word Festival on Saturday 20 September. It brings together talks from a number of authors who will offer their advice and insight into their work. On the line-up is one of the best selling young adult writers Joseph Delaney who is author of the Spooks Series. Conrad Jones […]

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American BBQ Day at The Ferret this Sunday

The Ferret will host an American Style BBQ day this Sunday. If you haven’t tried their internet sensation The Feral Ferret then this is your chance to have it cooked right in front of you and try it out. On top of that they will be roasting a hog and providing their usual wide selection of treats for vegans and vegetarians. There will be entertainment […]

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Preston Bus Station: Arts group Gate 81 to speak on how building was listed

One of the groups involved in the campaign to save Preston’s Bus Station will speak at an event in Manchester. Gate 81 is an arts project which supported the listing of the building which is now due to be rennovated by Lancashire County Council. Sally Stone from the project talks at the Manchester Modernist Society and Modernist Magazine event at Manchester Central Library. She will […]

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Tesco Express in Fulwood applies for booze licence

A supermarket in Fulwood has applied to sell alcohol. The Tesco Express on Longsands Lane, Garrison, has applied to sell alcohol from 6am to 11pm every day of the week. A statement from store manager Suzanna Alves, who would be the premises supervisor, says: “We are a national retailer that sells alcohol as part of a broad offering of goods and services. “We have held […]

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