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Extinction Rebellion march through Preston in climate change protest

Climate change activists in Fishergate Pic: Sandra Kirkman Climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion has marched through Preston. Dozens of activists massed at Preston Railway Station before making their way towards County Hall during Saturday (20 July). They […]

20 hours ago
Preston’s university and Preston City Council agreeing Adelphi Square land deal

The grassed areas within the current roundabout will become the university's land under the proposed deal Pic: 70023venus2009 A deal is being struck for the transfer of land from Preston City Council to the University of Central Lancashire. Councillors have approved the beginnings of the sale of land […]

2 days ago
Pavilion cafe to reopen as council take it on

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall A cafe in one of the city’s most popular parks is to reopen. The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is being taken on and operated by Preston City Council. Tribourne […]

3 days ago
First Extincton Rebellion Preston action will include a samba band and picnic

An Extinction Rebellion protest Pic: flickr.com/photos/8716204@N06/ CC BY 2.0 The first Extinction Rebellion Preston action is due to take place in the city. An international socio-political movement, Extinction Rebellion (XR) uses civil disobedience and nonviolent resistance to protest against […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Healthcare centre for Fulwood due to open during 2021

The new healthcare centre proposed just off Garstang Road Work is expected to start imminently on a new healthcare centre for Fulwood. Plans have been approved for the three-storey building within the former Little Sisters of the Poor site. […]

3 days ago
Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

5 days ago
Update given in search for new Preston Guild Hall operator

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The search for a new operator to take on Preston Guild Hall has moved to its next stage. Preston City Council set a deadline of 12noon on Monday (15 July) […]

6 days ago
How the Stoneygate Masterplan took shape and what its author thinks

Looking down into Church Street Pic: Tony Worrall Church Street has been a blight on Preston city centre for decades. On the eve of a major announcement by Preston City Council on how it proposes to tackle the […]

1 week ago
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