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Preston residents urged to take up spring Covid-19 booster

Preston residents are being reminded to get their Covid-19 vaccines over Easter. Those eligible for the spring booster are encouraged to get their booster as soon as they’re invited as […]

2 months ago
Preston to be one of the first to get new full-fibre broadband network

Preston will be one of the first areas to benefit from a full-fibre broadband roll-out by national broadband provider Grain Connect, which will reach over 50 towns and cities across […]

2 months ago
South Ribble leisure centres saved from potential closure

Following a multi-million pound investment from South Ribble Borough Council, all four leisure centres across South Ribble have been saved from potential closure. The investment will help to improve each […]

2 months ago
Mixed reactions as Broughton mosque application called-in by government

Design view of planned Broughton mosque Preston City Council has expressed disappointment after the government called-in the planning application for the Broughton mosque. The application from Cassidy + Ashton had been approved by Preston City Council […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement First stage of new Leyland extra care site at West Paddock begins

NHS Covid-19 local test centre in the council's Civic Centre car park on West Paddock, Leyland Ground condition investigatory work is starting on the West Paddock site in Leyland. Work will begin next to the Civic Centre on Monday, April 11. The work is taking place […]

3 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning April 4

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning April 4. Validated applications Erection of single storey side and rear extension at 70 Cop […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council chief archivist retires

The chief archivist at Lancashire County Council has retired after over 30 years. After playing a key role in the management of the archives since 1987, Jacquie Crosby will be […]

3 months ago
Preston Town Hall Union flag at half-mast for councillor John Browne

Today marks the funeral of Councillor John Browne. Councillor Browne, who was described as a a kind man who was always laughing, sadly passed away at the age of 71 […]

3 months ago
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