UCLan warns Rishi Sunak that student visa plans would ‘significantly harm’ Preston

Pic: UCLan Rishi Sunak’s plans to scrap a graduate visa scheme that allows overseas students to live and work in the UK after graduation would result in significant economic harm for Preston. […]

26 mins ago
Leyland air gun shooting to see child questioned

The view from one end of Roadtrain Avenue in Leyland A child is to be questioned by police after an 11-year-old boy was shot in the head by an air gun in Leyland. South Ribble Police launched an appeal following […]

10 hours ago
Croston pub to be knocked down for Co-op and café plan despite traffic fears

The Crown, Station Road, Croston An empty Croston pub will be knocked down to make way for a Co-op shop despite concerns from residents over safety issues along the road. Councillors this week approved plans […]

12 hours ago
Inside tale of the Preston pub saved from demolition to become an oasis of good food and drink

Richard Fisher-Godwin, one of the Moorbrook owners, behind the bar It may be one of Preston’s most iconic boozers – but tomorrow will mark ten years since The Moorbrook opened under its current manager. An extensive, but respectful, renovation in […]

13 hours ago
Man with Callon estate links on the run from prison

Mark Yates is on the run from prison Pic: Preston Police A man with links to the Callon estate and known as ‘Bagsy’ is on the run from prison. Mark Baliga, 43, has absconded from HMP Thorn Cross near Warrington. Preston […]

17 hours ago
Beer and gin festival returns to Penwortham this Bank Holiday weekend

Vernon Carus Beer Festival will host local distilleries. A popular beer and gin festival is returning to Penwortham this May Bank Holiday weekend. The festival, hosted at Vernon Carus Sports Club off Factory Lane, Penwortham is set to […]

18 hours ago
Household Support Fund extended in South Ribble – how it will be spent

South Ribble Borough Council building. Pic: South Ribble Council South Ribble Borough Council have accepted the Government Household Support Grant funding of £329,741 and approve a delivery plan to ensure the funding is allocated to residents who are facing […]

19 hours ago
Boy, 11, shot in the head with air weapon after ball goes over fence in Leyland

The view from one end of Roadtrain Avenue in Leyland A boy was shot in the head with what is believed to be an air weapon in an incident in Leyland this week. The victim, 11, was playing football with […]

20 hours ago
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