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New videos explore the history of former Tulketh Hall site in Ashton-on-Ribble

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Passionate campaigners are determined not to see the demise of much-loved former Star Youth Centre, Ashton, which had been put up for sale by Lancashire County Council. The group Friends of Tulketh […]

1 year ago
Investigation launched into the cause of a fire at commercial building in Cottam

At 9:39am on Wednesday, 20 January, eight fire engines from Fulwood, Preston, Penwortham, Leyland, Wesham, Chorley, Longridge and Blackpool, and an aerial ladder platform from Blackburn, attended a fire at […]

1 year ago
Harris Museum and Art Gallery to be used as rapid Covid test centre for Preston city centre workers

Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Businesses and their employees across Preston city centre are being encouraged to take up the offer of rapid coronavirus testing. The offer of rapid Covid testing comes as part of […]

1 year ago
Preston man arrested after attempted burglary of quick test coronavirus kits at Walton-le-Dale Covid testing centre

coronavirus testing Preston Police have released information surrounding an attempted burglary on Friday, January 8. A man arrived at the Covid testing centre in Walton-le-Dale claiming to be a staff member. He […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

1 year ago
Preston retains place as best place to live and work in the North West

Preston Marina with city skyline behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index has named Preston the best city to live and work in the North West. Preston remains the highest performing city in the North […]

1 year ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

1 year ago
Former Ingol ward Liberal Democrat councillor Peter Pringle has died

Former Ingol ward Liberal Democrat councillor (2003-2015), Peter Pringle, sadly died on Tuesday (19 January). He leaves behind a wife, Patricia. Peter was highly invested in his community and did […]

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