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How over 3,000 people used Preston’s holiday hunger markets this summer

Food available at a Holiday Market This summer over 3,000 people visited markets across Preston aimed at helping to ease holiday hunger. The Holiday Market project was supported by Preston City Council and delivered by schools, […]

3 days ago
Preston and Leyland could get up to £25m each in new ‘Towns Fund’ jackpot

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Preston and Leyland are set to receive millions of pounds of government investment thanks to a new ‘Towns Fund’ plan. Once approved, each place could get up to £25 million […]

4 days ago
No panto at Guild Hall this Christmas due to closure

A Christmas tradition won’t be taking place in Preston this year. The demise of Preston Guild Hall means there will be no panto at the venue for the city. The […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Guild Hall: What we know so far about its future and the financial situation

The Guild Hall is not currently operating as a venue Pic: Tony Worrall With three months of the Guild Hall standing empty as a venue, we look at the situation at the city’s iconic venue. The administrator Beverley Budsworth released a revealing report […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Funding bid goes in to turn whole of A582 into dual carriageway from Cuerden to Preston

Work on the A582 is part of a plan to blow congestion away on the route into Preston Having a full dual carriageway the length of the A582 has seen a funding bid tabled. Lancashire County Council wants to turn the road into a four-lane carriageway from Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Lib Dems urge council to take action to halt a No Deal Brexit

Councillor Raisbeck says the city must do more to raise alarm over prospect of a No Deal Brexit A Preston councillor is asking the city council to put pressure on the city’s MPs to reject a No Deal Brexit. Liberal Democrat councillor Tony Raisbeck has tabled the motion […]

4 weeks ago
Labour apologise for Preston Market Hall tweet ahead of offer to traders

Looking into the Market Hall building under the Covered Market Pic: Blog Preston Preston Labour have been forced to apologise and remove a tweet which ‘breached confidentiality’ around the future of Preston’s Market Hall. Councillors are due to hear two reports into the […]

4 weeks ago
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