Performing out of their flat window

Watch UCLan graduate perform spontaneous song which brought Edinburgh Fringe to a standstill

A graduate from a Preston university is part of a group who have performed a spontaneous song which gathers crowd above Oz bar in Edinburgh. ‘Now You Know’ Theatre company are performing at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time with ‘I love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change’, originally written by James Hammerstien. They were rehearsing for a free show on the Royal Mile which would […]

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Inside Preston Bus Station Pic: Shabbagaz

Preston Bus Station: County council announcement due in September

What the future holds for restoration of Preston Bus Station has moved a step closer. Lancashire’s Labour group, currently in power at County Hall, have hinted an announcement is to be made in early September about the building. The county council has taken on ownership of the building from Preston City Council who transferred the site to them for £1. The grade-II listed building needs […]

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Artist impressions showing how the new planters could look

New Hall Lane community art work plan

Preston residents are being asked to give their views on what’s been branded an “eyesore” on New Hall Lane. The planters along the road which crosses Ribbleton, Fishwick and St Matthews have been used for fly tipping and are regularly covered with dog mess. Now Preston City Council is consulting on what the local community would like to do with them. A community art project […]

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New Fulwood supermarket plan stalled due to highways issues

A new retail park in Fulwood has been delayed as plans for new roads are worked out. Land off Eastway has plans lodged to create a new 4,000 square metre supermarket, petrol station, pub, restaurant and also new shops. An outline planning application from Hollins Strategic Land LLP was due to be heard at the recent Preston City Council planning committee. But it was delayed […]

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Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million viewings by people from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or those just simply using it for the pleasure of seeing the images or for research, the number of people viewing are in their thousands every day. Preston street scenes, parks, docks, cotton mills, architecture, engineering, famous […]

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Car found on Maitland Street by Preston Police

Car found on its roof on Maitland Street

Preston Police are appealing to find a driver who left a car on its roof on a city road. Officers were called to Maitland Street, Ribbleton, around 5.15am on Saturday to find the car had crashed into two others and a telegraph pole. No injuries were reported but the driver had fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101.

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