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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.

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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Umberto’s back in business

Umberto’s renowned chippy on Watery Lane in Preston opened yesterday and despite minimal publicity (apart from maybe on this blog) the crowds returned for the popular £1.50 lunchtime special. The […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Lancashire County Council say more funding can be found for restoring listed building

Lancashire County Council has indicated more money could be found to restore Preston Bus Station. Last night we revealed how Preston City Council are putting in motion the transfer of […]

8 years ago
Pub giant Wetherspoons likely to be given the nod for TSB Building revamp

Formerly The Savings Bank on Church Street, it could become a new pub A proposal to convert the former TSB Bank on Church Street into a Wetherspoons will go before councillors next month. The pub giant had lodged plans for the change of […]

8 years ago
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