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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.

Grimsargh residents prepare to battle developers again as new housing plans lodged

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light A proposal to build 70 homes in Grimsargh has been submitted. The plans from Wain Homes face riling local residents who have already faced down one recent planning application in […]

9 years ago
Marathon run to be one of the art attractions at the Harris Flights

Running a marathon up and down the new steps which will be installed at the front of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery over the next week is just one […]

9 years ago
Run Preston 2013: City prepares for tenth annual 5k and 10k

Runners taking part in the 2012 Guild version of Run Preston The tenth Run Preston event will see runners from across the city pulling on their trainers in September. The 2k, 5k and 10k runs attract thousands of people of all […]

9 years ago
In pictures: Revamped BMX track is officially opened in Fishwick

A £100,000 revamp of the city’s BMX track has brought it up to national standard. The home of the Preston Pirates in Fishwick has been funded to ensure the track […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former weavers cottages on New Cock Yard to become housing

The current building on New Cock Yard has been empty for years A fire ravaged building in the heart of the city centre could be redeveloped into new homes. An application by Ged Connor for 14 New Cock Yard, which sits between […]

9 years ago
BMX track in Fishwick to be re-opened after £100,000 of work

The skatepark was first opened in 2006 A Preston BMX tramp is set for its revamped opening. The Fishwick Recreation ground has seen £100,000 of work done to bring it up to the national standard. The track, […]

9 years ago
Pictured: Travellers park their caravans on Ashton Park

A view of the caravans parked up on Ashton Park A group of travellers have arrived on Ashton Park. Preston City Council have started eviction procedures after the caravans arrived on Thursday. Paul Melling snapped this photo of the caravans […]

9 years ago
Fire crews tackle blaze at Umberto’s takeaway in Ashton

Fire crews have dealt with a fire at a Preston takeaway. Umberto’s on Watery Lane caught fire at 1.29pm on Friday, with lunchtime punters having to be evacuated across the […]

9 years ago
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