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Broughton referendum date is set for future plan vote

Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant A referendum will be held in Broughton during October. Residents in the village and surrounding area are to vote on a neighbourhood plan […]

15 hours ago
Travellers in London Road targeted with eviction notice

The caravans in London Road The caravans in London Road Travellers remain on two sites in Preston having moved on from Moor Park. Around 30 caravans moved from the grade-II listed park on Sunday (16 […]

1 day ago
Opinion: What it was like sleeping out on the Flag Market

It was a typically wet Preston night Councillor Matthew Brown preparing for his sleep out Last Saturday night I slept out on the Flag Market to raise funds for Fox Street which for years has provided vital […]

6 days ago
Future of hospitals and healthcare in Preston and South Ribble to be discussed

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling The future of how healthcare is delivered and Preston and South Ribble is currently being reviewed. Proposals include having a single accident and emergency […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Polish supermarket allowed to continue alcohol sales

Food Plus - the new name for Krakow in New Hall Lane Pic: Blog Preston Food Plus – the new name for Krakow in New Hall Lane Pic: Blog Preston A mini-supermarket blamed for a rise in anti-social behaviour and street drinking in Fishwick has […]

1 week ago
Fight against rough sleeping in Preston receives huge cash boost

The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall Vital funding in the run up to winter has been given […]

2 weeks ago
Albert Richardson a former Mayor of Preston has died

Former councillor Albert Richardson Former councillor Albert Richardson A twice former Mayor of Preston has died. Honorary Alderman Albert Richardson passed away on Monday (3 September) aged 82. He was first elected in 1978 […]

2 weeks ago
Talks to save full Number 14 Preston Bus route fail

The number 14 service is one that could disappear Pic: Ian Robinson The number 14 service Pic: Ian Robinson Attempts to keep a bus service running to the Longsands area of the city have failed. The Number 14 service is now terminating […]

2 weeks ago
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