News and information about the area of Woodplumpton near Preston, Lancashire

Preston to Fleetwood bus route 74 and 75 has new operator

The 75 bus leaving Preston Bus Station Pic: Colin Ward A bus route serving Ashton-on-Ribble as well as key villages in the western side of Preston and into Fylde is to remain. Blackpool Transport had announced it was handing back […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

2 weeks ago
Shut down toy centre in rural Preston set for office conversion

The road leading to Lewth Farm in Woodplumpton An agricultural building in the Preston countryside is set to be converted into offices – in spite of never having been used for the purpose that helped secure planning permission […]

2 months ago
Preston to Fleetwood bus service 74 and 75 future in doubt

The 75 bus leaving Preston Bus Station Pic: Colin Ward A bus service linking Preston and Fleetwood could stop operating this summer. Blackpool Transport has announced it intends to hand back the 74 and 75 route. The service goes through […]

2 months ago
United Utilities close section of two Cottam roads for seven months

Road closures going into place at Hoyles Lane Pic: Robbie Bolton Hoyles Lane and Sidgreaves Lane in Cottam are set for disruption during the next seven months. Parts of both roads closed from Sunday, 3 March, 2024 and will not reopen […]

2 months ago
Rotary Club organise Christmas tree collection in Ribble Valley and North Preston for charity

Last year's Christmas tree collection. The Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston have organised their annual charity Christmas tree collection across North Preston and the Ribble Valley. Trees will be collected between the 6 […]

6 months ago
Blueprint for future of rural Preston village will ensure area ‘is not just mass of houses with no soul’

Woodplumpton A blueprint for the future of a rural part of Preston will help ensure that the area “is not just a mass of houses with no soul to it”. That […]

7 months ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

7 months ago
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