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Preston-born businessman is the UK’s 12th richest person, says Sunday Times Rich List

Preston-born hedge fund billionaire Michael Platt has once again been named as one of the country’s wealthiest people in the Sunday Times Rich List 2024. Not much is known about […]

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City centre café owner hits back at Preston Carnival route change

Preston Carnival 2023 is said to be the biggest party in Preston this year A city centre coffee shop has hit out at the change in the Preston Caribbean Carnival route which means it will be shorter than planned. Preston Carnival, in its 50th […]

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Work begins on 211-home housing development in Cottam

Jordan Wood, Claire Jarvis and Gary Atherton of David Wilson Homes Work has begun on a new 211-home housing development in Cottam, Preston. David Wilson Homes has launched their new development, Calder Rise on Cottam Way, which is set to deliver […]

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Ingol Community Centre wins support from Dobbies to develop their nature reserve

A group in Preston has won an initiative to receive support to help improve their five-acre Nature Reserve which they use to work with local schools and teach children about […]

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Broadgate’s £54.7million flood defence project wins ‘considerate constructor’ award

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme (P&SR FRMS) has won a Considerate Constructors Scheme 2024 National Site Award, in recognition of the scheme’s positive delivery. The P&SR […]

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UCLan warns Rishi Sunak that student visa plans would ‘significantly harm’ Preston

Pic: UCLan Rishi Sunak’s plans to scrap a graduate visa scheme that allows overseas students to live and work in the UK after graduation would result in significant economic harm for Preston. […]

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Inside tale of the Preston pub saved from demolition to become an oasis of good food and drink

Richard Fisher-Godwin, one of the Moorbrook owners, behind the bar It may be one of Preston’s most iconic boozers – but tomorrow will mark ten years since The Moorbrook opened under its current manager. An extensive, but respectful, renovation in […]

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Beer and gin festival returns to Penwortham this Bank Holiday weekend

Vernon Carus Beer Festival will host local distilleries. A popular beer and gin festival is returning to Penwortham this May Bank Holiday weekend. The festival, hosted at Vernon Carus Sports Club off Factory Lane, Penwortham is set to […]

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