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Plans approved for bus stop improvements in Longridge

Bus stop in Berry Lane Longridge Pic: Google Lancashire County Council has approved plans to improve bus stops between Longridge and Preston. The proposals include raised kerbs, marked bus stop boxes to prevent other vehicles parking, and timetable […]

1 month ago
Councillor Neil Darby welcomed as Preston’s 694th Mayor at just 34 years old

The new Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Neil Darby as its 694th Mayor. Councillor Darby is one of the youngest to hold the role, as far as records show, at […]

1 month ago
South Ribble Borough Council to insource bin collections

A bin out for collection in Preston Pic: Christopher Lucas Waste collections in South Ribble will once again be directly operated by the local authority. The move comes as the council’s contract with FCC Environment was due for renewal and after lengthy […]

1 month ago
The Harris lands £585k Arts Council funding to upgrade special exhibition galleries

Exhibition by Bob and Roberta Smith at the Harris The Harris has landed £585,000 from a fund that aims to help cultural organisations across the country to transform their buildings and equipment so they can operate smoothly. The museum […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bid to save The Ferret could see iconic Preston venue come into community ownership

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Ferret has been accepted on to Preston’s register of assets of community value. The decision-makers at Preston City Council agreed that ‘the principal use of The Ferret furthered the […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton pharmacy blames rising costs and Brexit for medication shortages

Imaan Healthcare's Miller Road Pharmacy Pic: Google A Ribbleton pharmacy has spoken out about how the nationwide medication shortage is affecting patients and staff. Pharmacists at Imaan Healthcare in Miller Road have been struggling to obtain stock […]

1 month ago
Investigation as controversial Eastway development sees more trees bulldozed

Before and after photos show trees have been replaced with a large dark block Pic: Mark McCormack Investigations are taking place into the removal of trees at the controversial Eastway Employment Park development. The planning application from HBS Group for ten commercial units at the D’Urton Lane […]

1 month ago
High court backs refusal to develop on Chain House Lane site in Whitestake

Chain House Lane Pic: Google The High Court has refused a Judicial Review on a second Planning Inspectorate decision to refuse a development of 100 homes on the land off Chain House Lane in Whitestake. […]

2 months ago
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