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Housing plans for former Ribbleton Hospital set for approval

Half-way there in demolishing part of the hospital Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney A former hospital site in Ribbleton looks set to be given the go-ahead for new homes. Up to 139 new homes, with nearly a third of them being affordable, could […]

5 months ago
Boars Head pub looks set to be saved once again

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A fresh attempt to knock down a pub in a village to the north of Preston has been withdrawn. Barton NWL Properties had applied to demolish the Boars Head. The […]

5 months ago
Huge new Penwortham housing plan has new name

Proposals for 2,000 new homes in Penwortham now have a new name. What was known as Pickering’s Farm is now The Lanes scheme. Developers Taylor Wimpey and Homes England, the […]

5 months ago
Call for development sites across Preston and South Ribble

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW Have you got a piece of land that needs building on? Landowners in Preston, South Ribble and Chorley are being asked if they have any size or shape of land. […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pickering’s Farm homes in Penwortham face opposition from Labour group

How a part of the Pickering's Farm neighbourhood may look Opposition councillors on South Ribble Borough Council have come out against a major new housing development in Penwortham. The Labour group in South Ribble has written to campaigners wanting to […]

5 months ago
Work to begin on Preston’s first ‘eco-commune’

Each of the homes will come with a different layout and features Pic: Studio John Bridge A new eco-commune development has been granted permission to be built in Broughton. Kingsway Gardens is to be the first community of eco homes in the city. Designed by John […]

5 months ago
Former Royal Garrison pub could become flats

The former pub has become increasingly run-down Pic: Tony Worrall Long-stalled proposals for a former Preston pub are back on the go. The Royal Garrison, at the junction of Watling Street Road and Sir Tom Finney Way has stood empty […]

5 months ago
Broughton declares ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council planners

These style of homes could be built at Broughton A village council in Preston has declared it has ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council’s planning department. Broughton Parish Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities […]

5 months ago
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