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Latest plans for the former Touch of Spice restaurant in Broughton lodged

What the new apartments will look like. Pic: Planning application Preston City Council The former Touch of Spice restaurant, Garstang Road is to be turned into residential apartments if planning applications are approved. The former restaurant, that has already been demolished, will be […]

4 years ago
The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

4 years ago
Preston City Council receives £366,000 grant to help those impacted by coronavirus

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is to receive £366,176.76 as a general support package to help the city through the coronavirus pandemic. The money is aimed to help those in the city struggling to […]

4 years ago
The Hunters Pub to temporarily close due to positive coronavirus test

The Hunters The Hunters pub inWalton Park posted on Facebook that they have made the decision to close their doors temporarily due to a member of staff testing positive for Covid-19. Over the […]

4 years ago
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All but four areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases increase in latest local figures

The Covid cases map of Preston is featuring more and more purple - high case areas Pic: Public Health England The week from 14 October to 21 October has seen all but four areas of Preston record an increase in their coronavirus cases. Penwortham North has seen a 163.6 per […]

4 years ago
Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 years 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 years ago
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