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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 28 to December 4

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. A support grant has been announced for low income residents in Preston, new coronavirus asymptomatic testing […]

7 hours ago
Latest plans for Preston tram network ‘could see first rides by 2021’ on Deepdale test line

Preston Trampower has won planning approval to build a demonstrator line as part of its plans to bring passenger tram services back to the city after an absence of 85 […]

8 hours ago
Former Star Youth Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble removed from auction by Lancashire County Council

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall The former Star Youth Centre, Ashton has been removed from auction after a campaign by the Friends of Tulketh Hall. The former youth centre is on the site of what was once […]

3 days ago
‘Day of action’ to tackle rising anti-social behaviour in Larches and Savick

Graham Dunkley and CGA colleagues in 2019 Pic: CGA A day of action is taking place to tackle the rise in reports of anti-social behaviour and youth nuisance in Larches and Savick. Taking place today (Wednesday 2 December), the […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston shops prepare to re-open for Christmas shopping

Preston city centre’s retailers are gearing up to safely re-open their doors from tomorrow (December 2). All retailers, with approproate safety measures in place, are looking forward to welcoming customers […]

4 days ago
What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire when lockdown 2 ends

Covid-19 street closures in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lockdown 2 is coming to an end on Wednesday (2 December) and Preston and Lancashire will see some places reopen under the new tier-3 restrictions. But what exactly can open […]

4 days ago
Harris Park orphanage housing scheme expected to be rejected

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall A multi-millionaire’s proposals to build a housing development in the grounds of a grade-II listed former orphanage and gardens in Fulwood looks set to be thrown out. Yousuf Bhailok had […]

5 days ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 23 November

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 23 November. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

6 days ago
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