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Mayor of Preston celebrates birthday of Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet

Mayor of Preston Javed Iqbal visited Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet this week to celebrate its first birthday. On Tuesday 20 July, cream teas and commemorative mugs were on […]

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Latest Preston planning applications for July 9 to 16

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between July 9 and 16. Single-storey side extension following demolition of the existing conservatory and alterations to vehicular access and […]

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Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning July 19

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated and decided by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning July 12. Erection of access gates at land to the rear of 60 […]

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Funding urgently needed for ‘ageing’ Royal Preston Hospital says new NHS report

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Royal Preston Hospital has been named in a new NHS report that calls for urgent funding to revitalise ageing buildings. The New Hospitals Programme Case for Change report outlines the critical […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Deepdale Shopping Park hosts children’s ‘Booknic’ reading event

Preston’s Deepdale Shopping Park has played host to more than 290 schoolchildren at a ‘Booknic’ reading event. Children from across three Preston schools took part in the event, organised in partnership with […]

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Prestonian running London Marathon for Rock FM Cash for Kids

A Preston man is running the London Marathon to raise funds for local charity Rock FM and Greatest Hits Radio Lancashire Cash for Kids. Primary school teacher Phil Sumner will […]

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Garstang school receives £5,000 towards new running track

Garstang St Thomas Church of England Primary School has received £5,000 towards the cost of a new all-weather running track. The Garstang school, located in Kepple Lane, received funding from […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 17 to 23

Looking down the Old Tram Road during Sunday 25 October. Preston and Lancashire residents can currently meet outdoors keeping to the rule of six. Pic: Tony Worrall It has been a hot one in Preston this week, and while temperatures soared, there were lots of fascinating stories to share. From a 12-year-old Preston schoolgirl winning a ‘Step […]

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