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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 Markets ask public to back them for national award

Mohammad Irfan from Aunt Dollies, Janet Nagla from Janz Cake Decorations, Councillor Veronica Afrin, Mayor of Preston and Adrian Livesey from Liveseys Butchers Preston’ Market is once again bidding to be named as the best in the country. The competition to crown the top market in Britain is being run by the National […]

8 years ago
Payday lender Oakam Loans looking to open store on Friargate

The top end of Friargate could see Oakam Loans take up residence A new payday loan lender will be opening on one of Preston’s main streets. The former Foot Locker store on Friargate, just up from Cafe Nero and by McDonalds, could […]

8 years ago
Elderly woman in hospital after being hit a car in Deepdale

A pensioner is in hospital after being hit by a car in Preston. An 88-year-old woman was crossing Blackpool Road near to the junction with Manor House Lane in Deepdale. […]

8 years ago
Preston author charting the history of aviation in Lancashire is a high flyer

Jim Longworth An aviation historian’s book celebrating the achievements of pioneering Lancashire test pilots has been winging its way up the book charts. Waterstones’ says the two volumes of Test Flying in […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Consultants brought in to test viability of Preston council wind farm plan

Wind turbines could become a feature of the Docklands landscape Green energy and design consultations are being brought in to advise councillors on the potential for wind power in Preston. Preston City Council have signed a deal with Hyder Consulting […]

8 years ago
Preston man jailed after home made bomb was placed in Moor Nook garden

Christopher Dooley A Preston man has been jailed for making and possessing an explosive. Christopher Dooley, 40, of Slaidburn Road, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court for three and a half years. […]

8 years ago
Two Preston community centres could go into new ownership in Grange and Tanterton

Farringdon Park Community Centre The future of three community centres is up for discussion by Preston City Council’s cabinet on Wednesday. A report outlines how Grange, Tanterton and Farringdon Park community centres are currently […]

8 years ago
Ribbleton community centre refused special listed status

Farringdon Park Community Centre A community centre in one of the most deprived areas of the city has not been listed as a community asset. Preston City Council have decided not to list the […]

8 years ago
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