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Star Youth Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble due to close

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall A place for young people in Ashton-on-Ribble is under threat of closure due to fresh county council cutbacks. Ashton Young People’s […]

1 day ago
Six months of roadworks to begin for new Fulwood roundabout

The junction with Tom Benson Way will be blocked off as part of roundabout works Pic: Google The junction with Tom Benson Way will be blocked off as part of roundabout works Pic: Google A new roundabout to link up hundreds of homes to one of Preston’s […]

1 week ago
Ham and Jam coffee shop has closed

Ham and Jam coffee shop closed in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Ham and Jam coffee shop closed in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most popular coffee shops has temporarily closed blaming the impact of roadworks in Preston city […]

1 week ago
All the new library opening hours for Preston and South Ribble libraries

Cathy Openshaw shares a smile with Carol Green as she takes out books from the reopened library Cathy Openshaw shares a smile with Carol Green as she takes out books from the reopened library Libraries across Preston and South Ribble are seeing changes to their opening times. […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Terminal illness protection for employees triggers Tory and Labour row in Preston

A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient Pic: Alterfines A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient Pic: Alterfines A Conservative councillor has criticised the city’s Labour group for an ’embarrassing’ motion about protecting the rights of those […]

2 weeks ago
Preston city centre to be home to a new hub for deaf people

The deafness centre helps those are hard of hearing Pic: soitiki The deafness centre helps those are hard of hearing Pic: soitiki A place for deaf people in Preston receive help and advice has opened in the city centre. Lancashire Deaf […]

2 weeks ago
Chance to see proposals for thousands of new Penwortham homes

How a part of the Pickering's Farm neighbourhood may look How a part of the Pickering’s Farm neighbourhood may look Anyone living near the proposed building of 3,000 new homes in Penwortham is being asked for their views. Pickering’s Farm, […]

3 weeks ago
Councillor warns over any attempt to bring in voter ID plans to Preston

Ballot Box A Preston councillor is urging a note of caution about any plans to introduce the need to show ID before being allowed to vote. During the 2018 local elections five […]

3 weeks ago
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