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

Preston Guild Wheel: Vow to protect city cycle route to be debated by council

The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall The route of the Preston Guild Wheel may need to change as major housing developments are built in the North West of the city. Preston City Council’s leader, Peter Rankin, […]

3 years ago
Tributes paid to Mark Kay found dead on the M55

Mark Kay, and the motorway bridge where he was found A family have paid tribute to a Preston man found dead on a motorway near the city. Mark Kay, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene on the M55 at […]

3 years ago
M55 death: Man’s body found near motorway bridge

The man's body was found in the carriageway near the Higher Bartle bridge Pic: Google A man’s body has been found on a motorway near Preston during the early hours of Thursday morning. Officers were called to the M55 between junctions 1 to 3, near […]

3 years ago
Ashbridge nursery resubmit plans to expand to Cottam

The end of Lightfoot Lane where the nursery would be and plans for the Ashbridge nursery Ashbridge nurseries is planning to open a third nursery school in the Preston area. Land off Lightfoot Lane could become a new 44 place childrens’ nursery. The Ashbridge group, which […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Expanded City to explore Preston’s suburban boundaries before new homes are built

A familiar sight around the edges of Preston How will Preston be once thousands of new homes and miles of new roads are built to its North West? An arts project is to explore how ‘The Expanded City’ is […]

3 years ago
Preston Western Distributor contractors Costain appointed

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Contractors working on a major new road in the north of Lancashire are now to work on Preston’s Western Distributor. The new road, cutting through the countryside to the west […]

3 years ago
Watch route the Preston Western Distributor is due to take

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Not sure where the new Preston Western Distributor Road is due to go? Carving its way through the countryside to the west of the city the five mile new route […]

3 years ago
Preston Western Distributor consultation to take place in January

The proposed route of the Western Distributor and Link Roads New plans for a major new road on the western edge of Preston are to be consulted on. Lancashire County Council has signed off holding a six-week public consultation on […]

3 years ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Candid bench shot on Fishergate, PrestonUrban nature in Preston1842Lake at Haslam Park, PrestonConstruction of Food Warehouse in PrestonClump of weeds in the canal at Preston158 - DSC_4992 - The Twelve Tellers, Church Street, PrestonThree years ago! View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.