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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.

Updated plans for 139 houses on former Ribbleton Hospital site

Demolition work at the Ribbleton Hospital site Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney A planning application has been submitted seeking approval for 139 new dwellings in Ribbleton. The former hospital site plans are looking for access from Miller Road and Sandycroft. The access […]

3 days ago
Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

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Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

3 days ago
Former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks care home plans approved

Baffito's front Pic: Tony Worrall Plans have been approved for the former Baffito’s restaurant to become a care home. However, it has been approved as long as it meets conditions such as: a time limit […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

4 days ago
Former Ingol ward Liberal Democrat councillor Peter Pringle has died

Former Ingol ward Liberal Democrat councillor (2003-2015), Peter Pringle, sadly died on Tuesday (19 January). He leaves behind a wife, Patricia. Peter was highly invested in his community and did […]

4 days ago
37 new homes planned for Grimsargh just off Preston Road

Housing development site. Pic: Breck Homes Plans for 37 new houses in Grimsargh have been submitted. The new development will include 76 extra car parking spaces. There will be a mixture of two, three and four […]

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Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

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