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The Harris acquires Preston designer Ross Griffith’s iconic Rose Dress

The Harris museum has acquired the iconic Rose Dress by local designer Ross Griffiths. The Preston-born fashion designer is known for his label Kingfisher Couture. The unique addition to The […]

2 days ago
Penwortham neuro consultant given surprise tour of Parliament after receiving MBE

MP Katherine Fletcher with Professor Nihal Gurusinghe and wife Vicky Pic: Katherine Fletcher A consultant from Penwortham was given a surprise tour of Parliament by South Ribble MP, Katherine Fletcher the day after he received an MBE. He was recognised for his contribution […]

3 days ago
Hundreds of homes set for mill site among most forgotten parts of Preston city centre

Horrocks Mill From the air - after development Hundreds of new homes are set to spring up on the one-time site of a cotton mill on the edge of Preston city centre – almost 60 years after the […]

6 days ago
Eight of 12 Lancashire local leaders officially ask government to rethink devolution deal

County Hall on Fishergate Hill in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Eight of Lancashire’s 12 district councils have written to the government asking them to rethink the county’s devolution deal. The letter – seen by the Local Democracy Democracy Reporting Service […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Savick 31 bus and Longridge 46 bus get extended timetables

A Preston Bus service in Tithebarne Street Pic: Ian Simpson New bus timetables running later for Preston will include Savick and Longridge, it has been announced. The timetable extensions started on Monday 27 November due to a government scheme supported […]

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Intact Community Centre receives vital grant to help some of city’s most vulnerable

The Intact Community Centre in Ingol has received more than £60,000 in funding. The centre has been given £61,108 from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund by TheNational Lottery […]

1 week ago
Renewed mayor calls in two hour debate over Lancashire devolution deal

County Hall in Preston, home of Lancashire County Council Lancashire’s proposed devolution deal has cleared its first democratic hurdle after county councillors approved the draft agreement less than 24 hours after it was provisionally signed at a ceremony at […]

2 weeks ago
Royal Preston Hospital given 18 areas it must improve to meet legal baseline

Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The boss of the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital says patients can be confident that they will be well looked after – in spite of the trust […]

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