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Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

3 days ago
Preston Lib Dems urge council to take action to halt a No Deal Brexit

Councillor Raisbeck says the city must do more to raise alarm over prospect of a No Deal Brexit A Preston councillor is asking the city council to put pressure on the city’s MPs to reject a No Deal Brexit. Liberal Democrat councillor Tony Raisbeck has tabled the motion […]

4 days ago
Labour apologise for Preston Market Hall tweet ahead of offer to traders

Looking into the Market Hall building under the Covered Market Pic: Blog Preston Preston Labour have been forced to apologise and remove a tweet which ‘breached confidentiality’ around the future of Preston’s Market Hall. Councillors are due to hear two reports into the […]

6 days ago
Preston Guild Hall to see council fund new paving along front of building

The report points to the usage of the front of the building for live TV broadcasts as placing extra strain on the pavement Pic: Tony Worrall Simon Rigby’s stalled renovation of the front of Preston Guild Hall now looks set to land Preston City Council with a new bill. Lancashire County Council undertook major roadworks down […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

1 week ago
Plungington to see new community project tackle social isolation

An aerial view across Plungington A community with a ‘transient’ population is to see a new project take place. Connected Communities is funded by Preston City Council and will be put on by University of […]

2 weeks ago
Longridge Road waste energy plant moves to next stage

A ground level view of the plans for Longridge Road Proposals for a £200million incinerator on the outskirts of Preston have moved to the next stage. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted not to object to the scheme from Miller […]

2 weeks ago
The Harris has a new entrance from Lancaster Road

The new Lancaster Road entrance Pic: Harris Museum and Art Gallery A new entrance into the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is being opened up. The Harris will be accessed direct from Lancaster Road. The new back door has been put […]

3 weeks ago
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