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Corporation Street roadworks and closures planned as part of Ringway scheme

Lancashire County Council has released the final designs for a scheme to revamp the Friargate and Ringway areas of Preston city centre. The council said the scheme will make the […]

15 hours ago
How MPs in and around Preston voted on dumping sewage into rivers

Railway Bridge over River Ribble Pic: David Toase Conservative MPs are facing criticism for voting down an amendment that would have stopped raw sewage being dumped into rivers. An image being shared on social media shows how Lancashire […]

2 days ago
UCLan to host free Preston Model symposium

UCLan's Engineering Innovation Centre Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is next month welcoming a Spanish worker federation for a free symposium covering the Preston Model. On 3 November, from 10am to 1pm, UCLan will bring together experts from […]

2 days ago
New life-saving defibrillators for South Ribble parks and sports facilities

Councillor Mick Titherington with one of the new defibrillators Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Life-saving defibrillators are being installed across South Ribble. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will initially be located at 14 different sites – including parks, leisure centres, sports pavilions and playing fields. […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan and Preston City Council make Lancashire Encounter Festival a success

The parade finished by the Bus Station Pic: Michael Porter Photography The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Preston City Council (PCC) have been working in partnership to bring culture to the streets of Preston as part of Lancashire Encounter Festival. […]

5 days ago
Search for more Preston buildings to paint murals on

A piece of street art which pays homage to the Guild Wheel cycle route and its creator has appeared in Preston. Now, the Towns Fund Board is looking for more […]

5 days ago
Fulwood school to receive new sports facilities as flood defence work gets underway

Archbishop Temple School in St Vincent's Road, Fulwood Work has begun on new sports facilities at Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood. The Environment Agency will create three new football pitches and an artificial cricket wicket under the £54 […]

1 week ago
Preston children on free school meals to receive vouchers over half-term

Preston children on free school meals will receive vouchers over the October half-term. Families whose children receive benefits-related free school meals can use the vouchers to help with food costs […]

1 week ago
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