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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.

Housing development on the Lancaster Canal basin to be approved

Shelley Road homes which back onto the Lancaster Canal Proposals to build twelve new townhouses on the canal basin in Ashton look set to be approved. Baxter Construction plans for the homes off Tulketh Brow will go before councillors […]

8 years ago
Councillor Tom Burns who represented Fishwick dies

Councillor Tom Burns Councillor Tom Burns, cabinet member for leisure and culture, has died. He represented the Fishwick ward since 2010, winning election for Labour in the May of that year. Mr Burns […]

8 years ago
Winckley Square regeneration moves a step closer with funding award

Winckley Square is a haven for office workers during the summer lunchtimes Plans to revive and protect Winckley Square’s heritage have moved a step closer. The Heritage Lottery Fund have granted £22,500 to the project which wants to bid for £1 million […]

8 years ago
Illegal workers arrested in Preston

Two illegal workers were discovered by Home Office immigration enforcement officers in Preston this week. Working on a tip off UK Border Agency officers paid a visit to popular student […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lunchtime traffic chaos in city centre

Part of Preston City Centre was brought to a standstill today by thoughtless van drivers enjoying Tuesdays car boot sale. Traffic, including many heavy goods vehicles, taxis and cars blocked […]

8 years ago
Updated: Police close off part of Preston car park after alleged sexual assault

Updated at 7.41pm: Lancashire Police have launched an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in a Preston car park. The Market Street car park was cordoned off as detectives investigate […]

8 years ago
West View and Fulwood Leisure Centre gyms closed as improvement work begins

fulwood leisure centre Fulwood Leisure Centre’s first floor gym and squash court is now closed for eight weeks. A new mezzaine floor is being created at the centre to house a new dance […]

8 years ago
Extension application for council wind mast on Preston Dock

Wind turbines could become a feature of the Docklands landscape A council plan to put up an 80m wind turbine in Preston’s Docklands is going back before councillors. Plans were approved in June last year for the mast to be […]

8 years ago
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