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

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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

1 month ago
Trapped driver rescued from vehicle stuck in flood water

Fire crews attend a previous incident in the Catforth area Fire crews and rescue technicians were forced to deploy an inflatable raft this afternoon after a vehicle became stuck in flood water. Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service were called to […]

2 months ago
Community Gateway development at Cottam approved for third time

Where the Gateway development of 58 properties will be Pic: Planning documents Half of the 58 properties will be designed by the people who end up living in them.

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woodplumpton boy raises hundreds for Rosemere from garden shed shop

Will Rainford in his shop Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation An entrepreneurial 11-year-old boy has raised funds for Rosemere after losing both his grandparents to cancer. A year 7 pupil at Broughton High School, Will Rainford has dealt with cancer […]

3 months ago
Preston motorway junction reopens as loose horse caught

Edith Rigby Way was closed earlier due to a loose horse. The closure was put in place today (Friday 25 August) at the M55 junction. The horse has since been […]

3 months ago
‘Join up’ housing and school plans for Preston says senior councillor

Signs for new housing developments in Preston Pic: Blog Preston A Preston councillor has called for more co-operation between different levels of local government to ensure that funding is provided for extra school places when new housing is built. Sue […]

5 months ago
Preston Western Distributor £207m price tag defended by Lancashire County Council

The benefits that will be felt by Lancashire’s economy – and its commuters – make the £207m spent on the Preston Western Distributor Road a worthwhile investment. That was the […]

5 months ago
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