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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

“This park is to be enjoyed not destroyed” – Police appeal after Grange Park vandalism and arson

Preston Police are reminding parents that we are in a lockdown after an influx of calls complaining about children setting fires and causing problems on Grange Park. The police have […]

2 months ago
Hospital Inn at Bamber Bridge applies for planning permission for outdoor area

The Hospital Inn at Bamber Bridge Pic: Google A Bamber Bridge pub has applied for planning permission for an outdoor area. Plans submitted for The Hospital Inn in Brindle Road involve three new timber dining huts and a […]

2 months ago
Car park at Preston Docks to close for three days whilst maintenance works are completed

Preston City Council took to social media to update about maintenance and resurfacing work which will soon be taking place. The car park at Mariner’s Way (opposite the former Homebase […]

2 months ago
Tributes to Sarah Everard after vigil on Preston’s Flag Market

Tributes and signs left from the Sarah Everard vigil Pic: Tony Worrall Images by Preston photographer Tony Worrall show tributes and placards adorning the Flag Market, after a vigil took place to remember Sarah Everard. Lancs Live reports that around 50 people […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three areas in Preston and South Ribble record less than three Covid cases

Latest Covid stats map. Three places in Preston and South Ribble have recorded less than three Covid cases in the last week. However, some areas have seen in increase such as Leyland North, Brookfield […]

2 months ago
The Harry Potter train will travel through Preston Station between May and September

Harry Potter Train Hogwarts Express. Pic: Javipolinario The Pendle Dalesman, also known as the Hogwarts Express, will be running through Preston as part of its trip through the Dales. The train will be travelling along the Settle […]

2 months ago
Swing Bridge at Preston Docks closed from Monday for a week

There will be a bridge closure in place at Navigation Way starting from Monday 15 March. The bridge will be closed for maintenance until Sunday 21 March. Diversions will be […]

2 months ago
New Preston Youth Zone to be built on land opposite Preston Bus Station

The former Tithebarn pub is currently planned to be part of the health hub The new Youth Zone has now been planned to be built opposite Preston Bus Station on Lord Street. The Youth Zone has been in the running for a while and […]

2 months ago
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