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What was BHS is now boarded up in Fishergate

The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s largest empty buildings has seen its entrance way boarded up. BHS in Fishergate closed […]

1 month ago
Grimshaw Street flats are now to be called The Quarters

How the new flats are due to look in Grimshaw Street How the new flats are due to look in Grimshaw Street Final proposals for a new block of Preston city centre flats in the shadow of a church have been […]

1 month ago
Longsands to see new Number 15 bus service created

A Preston Bus service waits at the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston Bus service waits at the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A hodgepodge of bus routes are to be diverted to mean Longsands has a bus link to the […]

2 months ago
All the new homes due for approval in Preston this Thursday

An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh Hundreds of new homes could be approved during Preston City Council’s latest planning committee. Councillors meet on […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Moor Park to be the city’s main outdoor event venue

Moor Park has seen major restoration work in the last two years Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park has seen major restoration work in the last two years Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park is to be formally be the city’s main outdoor event venue in the […]

2 months ago
Travellers set up camp at the Capitol Centre park and ride

Capitol Centre Park and Ride A group of travellers have set up camp on the Capitol Centre’s Park and Ride car park. Lancashire Police have confirmed they received reports of […]

2 months ago
Calls for new publicly-owned Preston bus company to restore routes

The number 14 service is one that could disappear Pic: Ian Robinson The number 14 service now runs to a shortened route Pic: Ian Robinson One of the city’s youngest councillor wants to see a publicly-funded bus company set up to save […]

2 months ago
Opinion: How Preston’s child poverty conference opened my eyes to harsh reality of our city

A hobby horse needing a lick of paint in a city park Pic: Tony Worrall A hobby horse needing a lick of paint in a city park Pic: Tony Worrall As a Fulwood born-girl, I came away from the child poverty conference at The Salvation […]

2 months ago
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