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News and information about the Larches area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of Ashton-on-Ribble the Larches estate is one of the largest in the city.

Police left without drone unit after van driver ‘rammed’ police car in Preston

Police car left damaged after being rammed by van driver Pic: LancsTacOps Preston and Lancashire have been left without a drone unit after a police car was damaged by a van driver. Lancashire Police’s tactical ops unit were travelling along Blackpool Road […]

4 weeks ago
Clearance work at Larches House site riles nearby residents

One of the trees that has been felled Larches residents say they have been ‘left traumatised’ after the new owners of Larches House began clearing woodland at the site. The Grade-II listed building and surrounding woodland, off Larches […]

1 month ago
Ashton secondary school to be expanded to cope with Preston school places demand

Ashton Community Science School is to absorb some of the pressure on the city's school places Pic: Google A Preston secondary school is to expand the number of pupils it takes on for the next two years. Due to the rapid building of new homes to the North […]

3 months ago
Extra reception class for Lea County Primary to meet growing demand

Lea County Primary School will have an extra reception class in September 2020 to accommodate growing demand for places. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed to a temporary increase in […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Try Everything’ video shows off the work of children at Royal Cross school

Children at Royal Cross school in Preston have created a music video to show off the work they do there. The school in Elswick Road, Larches, is a specialist facility […]

5 months ago
General election 2019 results for Fylde

Ballot Box Fylde has elected its new MP and it is Mark Menzies. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,661 votes compared to 11,805 at the 2017 general election. Menzies has been […]

7 months ago
Business as usual for Savick shops ahead of planned demolition

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google The housing association behind plans to demolish a row of local businesses is asking the public to continue to support the traders. Community Gateway Association (CGA) has recently submitted a […]

7 months ago
Man wanted after Ashton crimes escaped from police

Police are asking for the public to help them find a man who escaped while he was being arrested. Joshua Corey, 26, is wanted in connection with a number of […]

8 months ago
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