Preston author Nick Oldham’s We Still Kill the Old Way to debut on Boxing Day

A Preston author is to see his film available¬†from Boxing Day. We Still Kill the Old Way is penned by Nick Oldham and is his second screenplay after working on Vendetta last year. The film stars Ian Ogilvy, Steven Berkoff, Lysette Anthony, Chris Ellison and former Bond girl Alison Doody. Oldham said: “This time round it was slightly different as the timeframe was longer but […]

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How the new store at Whitehills could look

Major new retail store plan off M55 junction between Preston and Blackpool

A major new business park building between Preston and Blackpool is being consulted on by Preston City Council. Town Hall planners have been asked for their comments on the Whitehills Business Park wanting to create a new 10,000 square foot retail store off junction four of the M55. Fylde Borough Council are consulting on the proposed site at Dugdales Close, Brooklands Way, Hallam Way and […]

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Smash on M6 leaves car crumpled as driver nicked for no licence and illegal tyres

Motorway police have released pictures of a smashed car on the M6. The driver was caught without a licence and having illegal tyres near junction 31 of the motorway. Conditions were poor when the driver lost control near Samlesbury. Motorway police were on the scene and had stern words for the driver who has had the car impounded.

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Tilly the cat returns home to Fulwood in time for Christmas

A Fulwood kitten has been found just in time for Christmas. Tilly had disappeared from her home in Squires Wood during the weekend. Owner Su Billington was left distraught and fearing it could take weeks to find Tilly. But she turned up and is back home recovering after her ordeal. The other cat in the household Dexter has been keeping her company.

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Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire

Fracking decision day looms: County council announces dates for diary on Cuadrilla plans

Decision days for the two Cuadrilla fracking applications for land just outside Preston have been announced. Lancashire County Council had asked for extra time to decide whether the firm would be allowed to start the controversial drilling at Roseacre Wood and Preston New Road. Planning chiefs are set to decide the Preston New Road site from 10am on Wednesday 28 January. Roseacre Wood is expected […]

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Volunteers are being urged to put themselves forward for the awards Pic: Mike Craig

Sports volunteers in Preston to be recognised at ceremony

Volunteers who help sports teams in the city are to be recognised in a special ceremony. Preston Sports Forum hold the fifth annual volunteer celebration event on Monday 12 January. A statement from Preston City Council says: “The event will recognise, thank and celebrate all of Preston‚Äôs sports volunteers for their hard work and commitment. “There are no set criteria for nominations, all volunteers will […]

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