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

Full list: Major cull proposed to evening and weekend bus services to and from Preston

Using buses to get to and from Preston in the evenings won't be as easy from May A number of evening and Sunday bus services across Preston are due to be withdrawn from May. Lancashire County Council is planning to cut its subsidising of a number of […]

5 years ago
Former Woodplumpton Post Office to be converted into family home

A former village Post Office and general store is to become a four bedroom home. Woodplumpton’s former Post Office on its main road has seen plans lodged to convert it. […]

5 years ago
Runners prepare to take part in Central Lancashire Half Marathon near Preston

500 runners will take part in the event Runners are expected to shake off the Christmas pounds with a half marathon route around the edge of Preston. The sixth annual Central Lancashire New Year Half Marathon takes place […]

5 years ago
Consultation event on building 4,000 new homes in North West Preston announced

A graphic released by the council showing the area of the city which would be developed Residents in the North West of Preston are being asked to give their views on where 4,000 new homes could be built. Preston City Council’s masterplan for the Cottam, Lea […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plan to create more than 350 new homes in Woodplumpton earmarked for approval

Green fields along Sandy Lane could disappear under hundreds of new homes A proposal to build 350 new homes in Woodplumpton has drawn criticism from local residents and the local MP. Ben Wallace, MP for Preston North & Wyre, has written a […]

6 years ago
Planning appeals pave way for new housing in North West Preston

lightfoot lane A second large-scale housing development has been turned over on appeal after councillors refused it. The Connemara outline application for land off Lightfoot Lane in Fulwood will be allowed after […]

6 years ago
Woodplumpton Parish Council applies for permission to host battle re-enactment

Musket fire from last year's battle re-enactment at Woodplumpton Fete Woodplumpton Parish Council have applied for permission to host a battle re-enactment as part of their annual fete. The Woodplumpton fete takes place every year and featured a battle re-enactment […]

6 years ago
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