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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.

Tramping through the leaves at Avenham and Miller Park

Last Sunday we ducked the throngs of people on crazy Christmas shopping missions and headed down to the park. It was just the remedy for a busy week. There isn’t […]

8 years ago
Flats plan for former Hindu temple due to be turned down

The building on Avenham Place has not been used for five years A plan to turn a disused Hindu Temple in the centre of the city is set to be refused. Councillors have been asked to turn down proposals by Harrison Ince […]

8 years ago
Drivers using Preston railway station asked to park up to ease gridlock

Motorists in Preston wanting to pick people up from the train station are being asked to use a nearby multi-storey car park. The usual charge for the train station multi-storey […]

8 years ago
Broughton bypass granted planning permission a third time

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass Permission to build the Broughton bypass has been renewed once again. The £23.7 million project was nodded through by county councillors, 12 years after it was first approved. The road […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Funding issued for new dance studio at Fulwood Leisure Centre

fulwood leisure centre A new dance studio is being added to Fulwood Leisure Centre. Prestn City Council has approved £100,000 to be spent creating a mezzanine floor above the squash courts at the […]

8 years ago
History projections on Lancashire Archive building

What’s the best way to cook a Puffin? Read on to find out more: As of a national archives awareness campaign, on Tuesday 26 November the Lancashire Archives team put […]

8 years ago
Plan for Preston city centre from 1946 is discovered

A drawing in 1946 showing the city centre of Preston Before the Ringway and before Preston Bus Station, how the city centre should look has always troubled the council. It was an issue in 1946 as much as it is […]

8 years ago
BBC Radio Lancashire live in Preston ahead of Lancashire Day 2013

Ahead of Lancashire Day on 27th November the big red BBC Radio Lancashire tour bus, travelling all around the county this week, arrived in Preston with popular Radio Lancashire presenter […]

8 years ago
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