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The area of Frenchwood is close to Avenham and borders Fishwick, it has moved into the new electoral ward of Fishwick & Frenchwood

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 […]

7 months 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 […]

8 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Views sought on Preston rules around multiple occupancy houses

houses on avenham place Residents and landlords are being asked their views on the current rules about houses of multiple occupancy (HMOs) in some areas of the city. Preston City Council is carrying out […]

10 months ago
Search for missing 16-year-old Preston boy

Paul-Cottam Police are asking for help to find 16-year-old boy Paul Cottam, who has been missing since December 28. Paul is described as a white male, slim build, blond curly hair, […]

1 year ago
Man wanted in connection with stalking and assault

Polic are asking for the public’s help to find Stuart Campbell, 39. Officers say they need to speak to him urgently in connection with a string of offences including stalking, […]

1 year ago
Residents and businesses invited to share their views on the Flood Risk Management Scheme

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Residents and businesses are invited to attend a number of events hosted by the Environment Agency to share their views on the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. […]

1 year ago
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