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Covering the North, South, East, West and Centre of the city of Preston we aim to bring you news and information for the area near you in Preston. These areas do not follow the electoral boundaries of Preston City Council, which differ, especially since they were re-drawn.

BMX track in Fishwick to be re-opened after £100,000 of work

The skatepark was first opened in 2006 A Preston BMX tramp is set for its revamped opening. The Fishwick Recreation ground has seen £100,000 of work done to bring it up to the national standard. The track, […]

8 years ago
Pictured: Travellers park their caravans on Ashton Park

A view of the caravans parked up on Ashton Park A group of travellers have arrived on Ashton Park. Preston City Council have started eviction procedures after the caravans arrived on Thursday. Paul Melling snapped this photo of the caravans […]

8 years ago
Fire crews tackle blaze at Umberto’s takeaway in Ashton

Fire crews have dealt with a fire at a Preston takeaway. Umberto’s on Watery Lane caught fire at 1.29pm on Friday, with lunchtime punters having to be evacuated across the […]

8 years ago
Broughton roundabout roadworks: Overnight closures planned throughout August, September and October

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Work on the Broughton roundabout continues with overnight closures beginning from Sunday 11 August. The roadworks which will allow extra traffic through the bottle-neck junction of the A6 and M55 […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Parking rates drop as Trinity Square car park to be taken over by Preston City Council

The car park is currently operated by NCP A city centre car park is set to be taken over by Preston City Council’s traffic enforcement team and rates will be dropped. The Trinity Square car park on Great […]

8 years ago
Broughton bypass plans back before Preston City Council for re-approval

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass Lancashire County Council has re-submitted its plans to build a bypass at Broughton. The project, which has been mooted for 20 years, has been re-applied for as previous permission, granted […]

8 years ago
Muslim community turn out in force to feed Preston’s homeless

A volunteer hands out food on the Flag Market Over 100 volunteers from Preston’s Muslim community came out to help feed the homeless on Saturday night. The city’s homeless were treated to a feast of samosas, rice, curry and […]

8 years ago
Fuwood mosque extension plans approved by councillors

Masjid-E-Salaam in Fulwood is currently being redeveloped A plan to add a single storey extension to the rebuilt Fulwood mosque has been approved. Councillors debated for an hour whether the Masjid- E-Salaam mosque, which is currently being […]

8 years ago
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