Campaigners against development on a parcel of land at Ingol Golf Club celebrated a victory on Monday at the Town Hall. Rowland Homes had applied to build 164 homes and associated works on the former six, seven and eight holes of the Ingol course. But a fierce campaign by local residents and councillors saw Preston City Council’s planning committee go against their officers recommendation and […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with an attack in a Preston city centre nightclub have been released. An 18 year old Preston man was punched in the right hand side of his face in Evoque on Church Street. The blow caused the man to fall to the floor and lose consciousness. The incident around 3.30am on Sunday 14 September left the victim […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A Preston entrepreneur has scooped an award for her new ready meal range. The PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Awards named one of Kirsty Henshaw’s meals as the best for vegans. Her Moroccan Vegetables with Quinoa meal picked up the prize. Kirsty, who is from Penwortham, said: “I’m absolutely chuffed to bits. This is such a great honour and will really help […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Police have issued a further urgent appeal following the discovery of a placenta and umbilical cord in Preston. Officers believe that there could be a vulnerable mother and young baby who need medical attention and they are urging them – or anyone with information to come forward. The discovery was made by a worker at Preston Cemetery on New Hall Lane at shortly before 9.30am […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A city college has opened its new £3 million building in time for the new academic year. Preston’s College has been awaiting the completion of its In-Zone building which sits at the heart of the Fulwood campus. Ben Wallace, MP for Preston North, opened the building in a ceremony which also marked the begining of the College’s 25th birthday celebrations. Dr Lis Smith, college principal, […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
CCTV pictures of a man police want to speak to following a sexual assault in Preston city centre have been re-released. Police say the man pictured may have seen what happened as he was nearby at the time. The incident took place between 3am and 4am on Sunday 9 December 2012. The 20 year old victim was walking home after a night out. She was […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share