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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

7 days ago
Preston duo kept busy in lockdown by launching four new brands

The duo have launched four brands under the LUXUS umbrella during lockdown Lockdown has seen a Preston duo put their spare time to good use by launching four new interiors brands. Ingol resident, Dave O’Keefe, teamed up with business partner Lewis Birch, […]

1 week ago
Independent collectibles shop opens in Plungington Road

Plunge into 67 Pic: Tony Worrall An independent collectibles shop has opened in Plungington. Plunge into 67 – based at 67 Plungington Road – stocks official licensed goods sourced from around the world. The shop has […]

1 week ago
Preston Freeze Dry manufacturing business expands in £1.5 million investment

European Freeze Dry A Preston-based food producer has continued to expand after a £1.5 million investment, bringing more jobs to the city. Specialist food producer European Freeze Dry has continued to expand with […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Craggs Mill set to be transformed into a multi-level community hub

Chris for Preston Here for Humanity (left) and Craggs Mill owner Richard outside the building Plans are moving forward to bring Craggs Mill back into use, after a Blog Preston post sparked huge interest from the community. Owner Richard Porter revealed that, since the post, […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

2 weeks ago
Colleagues in Ashton-on-Ribble raise money for Lancashire Mind charity

Staff at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble took part in a sponsored cycle event Team members at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble completed a 12-hour bike ride from inside the funeral home to raise funds for people living with mental illnesses. Four colleagues took turns […]

2 weeks ago
Deal for ‘game-changing’ radar secures 120 BAE Systems jobs at Warton

Eurofighter Typhoon alongside the Tempest concept model at Warton Pic: BAE Systems A £317m contract to develop a “game-changing” radar for the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain 120 jobs at BAE Systems in Warton. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been […]

2 weeks ago
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