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

Historic Woodplumpton stocks to be repaired

A close up photo of the heritage asset illustrating how people were imprisoned publicly in medieval times pic: Tony Worrall Woodplumpton’s council is seeking to perform urgent repairs on both stone posts of the stocks to prevent any further degradation and potential future loss of the stone posts. On July […]

5 days ago
Former pro boxer to spar with councillors over Woodplumpton home gym plans

Lewth Farm Pic: Google A former professional boxer and trainer plans to convert an outbuilding to a gym in rural Preston, but it has now been called in by councillors who claim he’s running […]

1 week ago
Charlie’s Convoy tractor run to set off tonight from Stanley Lodge

A tractor run dedicated to the memory of a five-year-old boy who sadly lost a battle with a brain tumour sets off tonight. Tonight (Friday, 10 June), over 200 vehicles […]

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor road to host 5k and 10k races

The Rotary Club of Preston Guild will this October hold 5 and 10k races along the new Western Distributor Road to mark its opening. The club organised the run along […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 42 new homes in Woodplumpton approved

What the development will look like. A development of 42 new homes in Woodplumpton has been given the green light by Preston City Council. The development site measures 2.27 hectares and is currently a green field, […]

4 months ago
Road on outskirts of Preston closed as tree falls in Storm Eunice

Lewth Lane and Catforth Road junction Pic: Google A road on the outskirts of Preston has been closed due to a fallen tree. The closure is between the junctions of Lewth Lane and Catforth Road near the hamlet […]

6 months ago
Cottam’s Hoyles Lane closed for reconstruction works with buses diverted

Cottam’s Hoyles Lane has this week closed for ongoing reconstruction works to the junction with Sandy Lane. Lancashire County Council began the works on Saturday 12 February, and they will […]

6 months ago
Watch as M55 bridge demolished for Preston Western Distributor works

The Preston Western Distributor works saw the M55 closed whilst the demolition of the Becconsall footbridge over the motorway was completed recently. The bridge was demolished successfully. Read more: Preston […]

6 months ago
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