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Miller Park Lodge to be turned into a young persons care home

Miller Park lodge at the entrance to Avenham and Miller Parks Pic: Gill Lawson Plans have been approved to convert Miller Park Lodgeinto a young persons care home. The application was submitted in late September and was approved on Tuesday 13 October for the […]

2 days ago
Parts of Fulwood see coronavirus cases double in space of a week

The purple areas show areas with the highest Covid-19 cases Pic: Public Health England Coronavirus case numbers have increased in many parts of Preston in the week 7 October to 14 October. The seven-day rolling average has risen by over 50 per cent in […]

4 days ago
Super cars turn out to celebrate Preston teenager’s birthday

Brian in one of the sports cars that attended the parade for his 17th birthday. Pic: Anita Patel Facebook People from as far as Blackpool and Bury drove their sports cars to celebrate Brian Patel’s birthday on Monday 19 October. The 17-year-old, who has quadriplegia cerebral palsy, and is […]

4 days ago
Police alert for Longton after cars and properties targeted by burglars

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble police have posted on Facebook warning people of a rise in burglaries and vehicle crimes in Longton. The police have received multiple reports in the last few days. […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

1 week ago
Preston man making hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

John Rose and his mum. Pic: John Rose John Rose is selling his hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John’s mother was cared for by Rosemere and John wants to say thank you by donating […]

1 week ago
Where Preston’s new coronavirus testing centre now is

The coronavirus testing centre close to UCLan's Preston campus Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus testing centre now has a ‘permanent’ home on the edge of the city’s university campus. The government now operates the testing facility just off Vernon Street, off Moor […]

1 week ago
Teenage boy suffers life-changing injuries in unprovoked attack in Leyland

Wigan Road Pic: Google Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a teenage boy suffered life-changing injuries in an unprovoked attack at a newsagents in Leyland. […]

2 weeks ago
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