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Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

2 days ago
Growing safety concerns over ‘speeding cyclists’ on Frenchwood and Avenham paths

A cyclist in Avenham Park Prestonians are concerned that a serious accident could be caused by speeding cyclists on the Guild Wheel. Locals walking the riverside paths in Frenchwood and Avenham and Miller Parks say […]

1 week ago
New temporary road closures in Preston to aid social distancing

Further changes to roads in Preston are set to help social distancing. The changes aim to encourage people to walk and cycle for regular journeys as lockdown restrictions are eased, […]

1 month ago
Long-awaited proposal to rejuvenate Church Street becomes Preston City Council policy

An indicative 3D vision plan from the Supplementary Planning Document Plans for Stoneygate Regeneration Framework have been approved by Preston City Council’s cabinet. In a Wednesday (June 24) evening meeting, the city council’s cabinet approved the SPD document and are […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Stoneygate ‘Urban Village’ plans to be discussed further by Council

Sketch showing a view from Church Street to Manchester Road roundabout Plans for development to the Stoneygate area will be revisited by councillors this week. Original plans to redevelop the area into an ‘urban village’ – released last July – show […]

1 month ago
Preston apprentice at United Utilities to become a very familiar face

Muhammad Umerji, from Frenchwood, on the side of one of the vans A water network engineer from Preston is going to become a familiar face in the city. Muhammad Umerji from Frenchwood is one of United Utilities staff to be pasted onto […]

2 months ago
Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

3 months ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

4 months ago
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