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Funding bid goes in to turn whole of A582 into dual carriageway from Cuerden to Preston

The tank roundabout Having a full dual carriageway the length of the A582 has seen a funding bid tabled. Lancashire County Council wants to turn the road into a four-lane carriageway from Preston […]

2 years ago
Preston Markets Cinema scheme sees new developers brought in

The cinema complex itself, which will be run by The Light chain A new developer is being brought in to help draw-up scaled-back proposals for a new cinema and restaurants scheme in Preston city centre. Maple Grove Developments, a sub-division of Bamber […]

2 years ago
Pages of Look for a Book torn up and strewn across Fulwood park

One of the damaged books in Fulwood Pic: LookForABook As the Look for a Book craze continues to sweep Preston not everyone is on the same page. Pictures shared with Blog Preston show how some of the books left […]

2 years ago
Man in hospital after being punched near Preston’s university campus

The former 53 Degrees venue Pic: Tony Worrall A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being attacked near Preston’s university campus. A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody. […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Seven dogs seized by police in Preston after ‘significant concerns for welfare’

One of the dogs with a police officer Pic: LancsPolDogUnit Police have seized seven dogs after a raid in the city. Concerns were raised about the welfare of the animals at an address in Preston. Preston Police, with the Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Preston Station to have a Changing Places toilet as part of wider revamp by First Trenitalia

Heading onto the platforms at Preston Station Pic: Wayne Affie/Affiefilms Preston Railway Station is to get a Changing Places disabled toilet as part of a major revamp. First Trenitalia have won the franchise for the West Coast Mainline and this […]

2 years ago
Virgin Trains auction off the City of Preston name plate from Pendolino

A Virgin Pendolino standing at Preston Railway Station Pic: Paul Melling Auctioning off the name plate from a Virgin Pendolino train with a nod to Preston is expected to raise thousands towards helping youngsters fight cancer. Virgin Trains has announced it […]

2 years ago
Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

2 years ago
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