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New city centre tapas bar to open soon

Preston’s newest dining experience is almost here. Construction work at Agenda Tapacea tapas bar is well underway. The new city centre eatery promises to deliver the finest in Mexican, Spanish/Basque tapas using the finest and freshest ingredients using local produce. They say their cocktails will be served up by one of the worlds best Cocktail makers. Dishes start at only £5.50 and Spanish beers include […]

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Broughton residents win reprieve as college’s hockey pitch plan is stalled

A Preston school faces losing funding for its new hockey pitch after a decision on its application was deferred for four weeks by councillors. Broughton Business and Enterprise College applied to convert an existing outdoor sports pitch into a specialist hockey field with floodlights. Chris Morris, headteacher at the college, said nearly £500,000 had been raised to create the new outdoor pitch – including £250,000 […]

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Police car at the scene of the crash. Pic: Preston Rural Police

Two cars crash in head-on collision at Goosnargh

Police are investigating after two vehicles collided in Goosnargh. The incident took place on Inglewhite Road near Goosnargh Golf Club. Two vehicles collided in a head-on collision with damage caused to both cars. PC Nick Mattock from Preston Rural Police said thankfully no one was injured in the collision. Two police patrols attended and controlled traffic for an hour while the cars were recovered. It […]

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Police appeal to catch man wanted for string of sports club changing room thefts

Preston Police are warning those who use sports club changing facilities after a man they suspect of being a serial burglar struck again. 62-year-old Alan Phillip, is believed to have targeted two Lancashire sports clubs during the weekend stealing thousands of mobile phones and other electronic items. Police believe Phillip is responsible for a theft at Preston Grasshoppers in March when two mobile phones were […]

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Lindeth Howe’s General Manager, Tony Holden, with marketing assistant Danielle Hardy and the Wordsworth Trust’s Poet in Residence, Zaffar Kunial

Schoolboy from Preston scoops Lakeland Trophy

A Preston schoolboy scooped the ‘Haiku at the Howe’ 2014 trophy. It’s a special poetry award created by the Lindeth Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere, the Lake District. The hotel has great literary connections. Its location is where an extended property once owned by the mother of author Beatrix Potter  stands. Beatrix wrote and illustrated two of her famous Tales there – the Tale of […]

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Preston City Mission sits on Corporation Street. Pic: Gill Lawson

Preston City Mission to get approval for car park extension

A church in the centre of Preston is to continue to be allowed to use land next to it as a car park. Preston City Mission on Corporation Street is set to be given an additional three years of use for its car park. The land is owned by Preston City Council and while it is a prime development site it has continued to be […]

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