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Fire crews called to blaze at car workshop

Image from incident on Barton Lane. Credit: Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service Crews from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service attended a fire this evening (December 31). The incident reportedly occurred […]

1 year ago
Barton homes plan is thrown out by planning inspector

Barton would have seen new homes built if plans were approved Pic: Keith Sergeant Barton would have seen new homes built if plans were approved Pic: Keith Sergeant An appeal to build new homes on the rural outskirts of Preston has been blocked. Wainhomes […]

2 years ago
Decision day looms in battle to save Boars Head pub in Barton

Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Campaigners who want to stop a pub in a village on the outskirts of Preston […]

2 years ago
Boars Head pub in Barton could become flats

The Boars Head pub, in Barton, Preston, could become flats following its recent forced closure – says concerned residents. The country pub closed last month after owners, Mitchells of Lancaster (brewers) Ltd, released […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Barton could see more new homes on the edge of Preston

These green fields may disappear in Barton off the A6 Pic: Google More new homes could be built on the edge of Preston. Wyre Council has received plans from Emery Planning for 72 new houses in Barton. The land, right on the […]

3 years ago
Barton housing plans due to be thrown out over A6 junction safety fears

An artist impression giving an overview of the Barton homes Fireworks may fly at Preston’s planning committee this afternoon as councillors are being asked to reject a plan for 45 homes which has ruffled rural Prestonians. Wainhomes had applied to […]

3 years ago
Wainhomes tables plans for 72 new homes near Barton village

Aerial artist impression of the proposed housing development A swathe of new fields could be built on greenfield land to the North of a Preston village. Wainhomes North West have tabled plans for fields off the A6 at […]

4 years ago
Modern country manor home planned for Barton set for approval despite objections

An artists impression of how the multi-million pound home will look A luxury home looks set to be built on the edge of Preston. Fashion moguls the Bux family, who started out washing clothes at a steam laundry in the city, […]

4 years ago
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