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This is what to expect in Preston during 2019

Sunrise over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall As 2018 comes to a close in the city here’s what we’re expecting to see dominating the headlines in the next 12 months. Preston has some major schemes and events […]

3 weeks ago
Goosnargh homes from Community Gateway set for approval

The land at Bushell's Farm which is due for development A new affordable housing development in Goosnargh looks set for approval. Despite more than 160 objections from nearby residents, a number of parish councils and one of the city’s MPs […]

3 weeks ago
Whittingham homes plans near M6 go back in

Whittingham Lane would see a new access road put in to the development Pic: Google Whittingham Lane would see a new access road put in to the development Pic: Google A further 111 homes could be built alongside the M6 between Broughton and Whittingham. Emery […]

3 weeks ago
Key players have their say on Preston’s prospects in 2019

A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston prepares to go into 2019 we’ve been asking those in charge of the city, seeking to be in charge […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Retirement flats and shops plan for Broughton set for go ahead

The Touch of Spice restaurant in Broughton A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Despite hundreds of objections from nearby residents, a village’s MP and parish council the demolition of […]

4 weeks ago
Petition demands ‘hate-rant’ Preston taxi driver is stripped of licence

Zaheer Hussain was at the centre of the video which surfaced online More than 1,000 people have called for a Preston taxi driver to lose his licence. Zaheer Hussain, 41, […]

4 weeks ago
Empty home owners in Preston to see much higher charges

The rear of the property in Acregate Lane An abandoned property in Preston A crackdown on landlords and homeowners who leave properties empty in the city is to begin. Preston City Council is preparing to introduce much larger […]

4 weeks ago
New railway station for Cottam moves a step closer

Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Proposals for a new railway station at Cottam have moved […]

4 weeks ago
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