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Tithebarn development: set to go ahead?

After years of speculation and planning, the Ā£700m Tithebarn development finally appears to have been given the green light. Or that’s at least what the BBC’s sources are claiming. Arif […]

11 years ago
Preston Vision to make all staff redundant

Preston Vision is to lose all of its employees after the organisationā€™s three founding partners said they were unable to secure ā€œa sustainable source of fundingā€ beyond next March. The […]

11 years ago
Northern Area Forum ā€“ Planning Sites Visualised

We covered the Northern Area Forum held at St Pius School, Garstang Road last week. It focused on a wide range of sites suggested by developers, land owners and members […]

11 years ago
Northern Area Forum: planning special

Preston City Council put on a planning extraordinaire on Thursday evening, as they invited local residents to put forward their views on a number of proposed planning sites. 98 sites […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

11 years ago
Local campaigners rally against closure of mental health unit

Angry local campaigners ralliedĀ against the planned closure of the Avondale Unit at the Flag Market on Saturday. The rally, planned by Save the Avondale For Everyone (SAFE), protested against the […]

11 years ago
Huge job losses expected in Lancashire Police

ALL community support officers have been told that their jobs could disappear as soon as March 2011. Lancashire Police currently employs 409 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and every one […]

11 years ago
Preston Cuts: Best of the Online Coverage

We covered the Comprehensive Spending review throughout the day in the form of a live blog, bringing in images, audio, video and content from our audience, both in the form […]

11 years ago
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