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Wrong Preston road sign in place for years on Strand Road

The Strand Road sign that should read West Strand Pic: Blog Preston The road sign has been wrong for many years until a Blog Preston reader got in touch to point out the mistake.

1 month ago
ULEZ for Preston and Lancashire ruled out by Lancashire County Council

One of the clean air zone signs that's been put up within the Lancashire border - this one is at Bolton Road, Chorley Pic: David Nowell/BBC LDRS The cabinet member for economic development and growth said there are no plans to copy what's been introduced in Greater Manchester for a clean air zone on the county's roads.

1 month ago
Emergency response plan focused on potential M6 impact needed for battery farm

Work on a battery storage plant in rural Preston will not be able to start until an emergency response plan has been prepared to deal with the potential impact of […]

1 month ago
Warning that Palestine Flag Market rally must focus on ‘betterment of welfare’

A view across the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall One of the organisers of a rally being staged in Preston to show solidarity with the Palestinian people caught up in the conflict in Gaza says that the situation unfolding […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam residents feeling snubbed after neighbourhood centre objections overlooked

Cottam residents have been left feeling like they were “not listened to” after plans for a neighbourhood centre in the area were given the green light – in the face […]

2 months ago
Preston to see a solidarity rally for Palestine this Sunday

A view across the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A solidarity rally for Palestine is taking place in Preston city centre this weekend. The event is being held at Preston Flag Market on Sunday 15 October, 2023 from 2:45pm-4pm. […]

2 months ago
Ashton Park sports hub ‘would increase pitch usage’ claims football coach

The plans for the Ashton Park sports hub A new campaign group has been set up which says it supports the controversial proposals for Ashton Park which include a new sports hub and football pitches.

2 months ago
Plan for Lostock Hall’s 11th takeaway thrown out over parking fears

Proposed Lostock Hall takeaway premises Plans for a new takeaway in Lostock Hall have been thrown out by councillors over parking concerns. South Ribble Borough Council’s planning committee rejected a bid to convert a vacant […]

2 months ago
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