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Tommy Robinson meeting with Preston Muslim group now unlikely to happen

Tommy Robinson and Nadeem Ashfaq A Preston Muslim charity says their meeting with far-right political candidate Tommy Robinson has been put back. The Light Foundation approached Mr Robinson while he was campaigning in Blackpool during […]

1 month ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

1 month ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

1 month ago
Moment Preston man brings Stagecoach bus to a halt in support of striking bus drivers

The unknown man squares off with the 2A Stagecoach service Pic: Blog Preston/Christopher Bradley Bus drivers in Preston and South Ribble have begun their walk out in protest over a pay dispute. A member of the public showed his support for the striking staff […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cycle route to connect Preston Railway Station and Avenham Park progresses

Another view of the bridge, showing where the cycle path will join Funding for the initial wheels to turn on a new cycle route connecting Avenham Park to the station has been given. Lancashire County Council has confirmed it is putting £30,000 […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus to withdraw Preston to Skipton 280 service

The Preston Bus service is to replace TransDev who were relying on a council subsidy A bus service which winds its way through the Ribble Valley looks set to be scrapped. Preston Bus has announced it no longer wants to run the 280 service. Going […]

2 months ago
Travellers site near Preston’s university could be sold off

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google A traveller site near Preston’s university could be sold off. Lancashire County Council is consulting on the future of the Leighton Street site close to the University of Central Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Stagecoach bus drivers in Preston set to walk out in row over pay

A Stagecoach bus service at Preston Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson Drivers at Stagecoach’s Lancashire depot will hold a series of strikes between May 11 and June 1 in a dispute over pay. The bus operator has confirmed it will continue […]

2 months ago
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