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£19m Household Support Fund now distributed in full across Lancashire

Lancashire County Council County Hall gates The £19m Household Support Fund has now been distributed in full across Lancashire. The fund is designed to help vulnerable families cover the cost of essentials and is a discretionary […]

2 months ago
Church Street row of buildings eyed up for demolition to unlock huge new apartments scheme

Three run-down buildings in Preston city centre could be demolished to make way for a major regeneration scheme in Church Street. Documents have been released include the demolition of existing […]

2 months ago
Pope Lane nature reserve to see 10,000 trees planted

The Pope Lane nature reserve Pic: spud frawley A decision has been approved for 10,000 trees to be planted at Pope Lane nature reserve. The council agreed plans for the first phase of delivery of Preston City Council’s […]

2 months ago
Natural causes confirmed in death of senior Lancashire Police officer Peter Lawson

Assistant Chief Constable Peter Lawson Pic: Lancashire Police The police officer that was in charge of the Nicola Bulley case died aged 50 from natural causes, it has been confirmed. Lancashire Police confirmed that assistant Chief Constable Peter […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Senior Lancashire Police officer Peter Lawson dead aged 50

Assistant Chief Constable Peter Lawson Pic: Lancashire Police A senior police officer who began his career in Preston has died. Lancashire Constabulary confirmed assistant chief constable Peter Lawson had passed away aged 50. ACC Lawson died at his […]

2 months ago
The Harris acquires Preston designer Ross Griffith’s iconic Rose Dress

The Harris museum has acquired the iconic Rose Dress by local designer Ross Griffiths. The Preston-born fashion designer is known for his label Kingfisher Couture. The unique addition to The […]

3 months ago
Penwortham neuro consultant given surprise tour of Parliament after receiving MBE

MP Katherine Fletcher with Professor Nihal Gurusinghe and wife Vicky Pic: Katherine Fletcher A consultant from Penwortham was given a surprise tour of Parliament by South Ribble MP, Katherine Fletcher the day after he received an MBE. He was recognised for his contribution […]

3 months ago
Hundreds of homes set for mill site among most forgotten parts of Preston city centre

Horrocks Mill From the air - after development Hundreds of new homes are set to spring up on the one-time site of a cotton mill on the edge of Preston city centre – almost 60 years after the […]

3 months ago
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