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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.

Preston’s Space Centre: a success story in the making

The Preston Space Multisensory Centre is the result of much planning and a great deal of hard work on behalf of the , staff and all who have been instrumental […]

8 years ago
Thin green line between Grimsargh and Preston defended after planning appeal

Green fields under threat from development The green gap between Grimsargh and Preston has been defended further by a recent planning appeal dismissal. Inspector Alison Lea said the “area of separation” between the village and the […]

8 years ago
Preston RSPCA in plea for dog food

Preston’s only animal rescue centre, the RSPCA Preston & District Branch, is calling on all their dedicated supporters. Constantly faced with closure due to lack of funding the centre is […]

8 years ago
Brutalist beauty: Preston Bus Station on BBC4

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s Love it or loath it, the Bus Station will not go away. The latest examination of 1960’s concrete art or brutalist architecture that includes PBS will feature as part of […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Fulwood homes allowed after planning appeal

The area on Eastway and D'Urton Lane being eyed up for development A proposal to build 22 new homes behind a Fulwood school has been allowed under appeal. Hollins Strategic Land Management were refused permission by the city council for outline planning […]

8 years ago
Centenary Mill chimney inspection attracts onlookers

Going up in the World! Taken today. Photos of probably the most unenviable job in Preston. Being lifted hundreds feet into the air by crane in a cramped basket then […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Preston court in media glare again as William Roache trial begins

Preston’s Crown Court has again been the centre of a media scrum today as actor William Roache took the stand. Mr Roache, who played Ken Barlow in Coronation Street, is […]

8 years ago
Planning appeal hearing set for Whittingham Road homes plan

View from the South West of the proposed site looking towards Longridge A plan to build 200 new homes on land off Whittingham Road will be the subject of a planning appeal this week. Fox Strategic Land and Property Ltd have applied […]

8 years ago
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