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Community Gateway homes plan for Goosnargh approved

An overhead view of the Bushell's Farm development Campaigners have expressed their disgust after 140 new homes were approved for Goosnargh. The village on the outskirts of Preston is to see the development by Community Gateway Association. Councillors […]

2 months ago
This is how Preston Bus Station’s western edge may look

Artist impression of how the Bus Station's western edge may look Pic: Cassidy+Ashton/Lancashire County Council New designs for the western edge of Preston’s grade-II listed Bus Station have been unveiled. Lancashire County Council has tabled amended proposals for the area after plans for the Preston […]

2 months ago
Broughton retirement complex plan for Touch of Spice is rejected

A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Proposals for a new retirement complex and shops in the centre of Broughton village have been knocked back by councillors. Midas Land Limited wanted to knock down the current Touch […]

2 months ago
New Preston survey claims city centre is on the up

Fishergate received a lift in rating, with 52 per cent saying it was a 'better place to be', up 10 per cent on last year Pic: Tony Worrall A survey of hundreds of Prestonians has claimed the city centre is a ‘better place to be’ than in previous years. Preston’s Business Improvement District carry out the annual survey […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Work to warm up Preston’s Market Hall continues

The work resumes at the Orchard Street end of the Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Further winter-proofing work is continuing at Preston’s Market Hall. The new porch was put in at the start of December last year and is now getting its roof. Traders and […]

2 months ago
Preston Conservatives appoint new female leader

Councillor Sue Whittam has been a councillor for nearly five years Preston’s Conservative group have appointed a new leader to take them into the all-out election this year. Councillor Sue Whittam is the first ever female leader of the Tory group […]

2 months ago
Hate rant taxi driver has surrendered his licence

Zaheer Hussain makes threats to rape Christians in the video A taxi driver who posted a hate fuelled rant on social media has surrendered his licence. Zaheer Hussain, 41, handed over his badge to Preston City Council following a review […]

2 months ago
Group of former Muslims call for Preston taxi driver to be stripped of licence

Zaheer Hussain later released a video apologising for his rant A group of former Muslims in Preston have joined calls for a city taxi driver to be stripped of his licence. Councillors are due to discuss the case of Zaheer […]

2 months ago
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