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Free Preston events inviting locals to re-think their neighbourhoods

A free Expanded City book will be available for all those stopping by, and Olivia Keith's drawing of the edge of Preston In Certain Places, an artistic research project at the University of Central Lancashire, is inviting people to re-think the way their neighbourhoods are planned. A series of events called ‘Creative […]

4 days ago
Work starts to convert Fulwood properties into shop and shared accommodation

Garstang Road property to be turned into commercial and residential use. Work has started to convert two properties in Fulwood. The properties at 327 and 329 Garstang Road were previously used by the owners of the Chemist next door as a […]

5 days ago
New flyover film shows how work is getting on for the Preston Western Distributor road scheme

Preston western distributor. Pic: Facebook page The Preston Western Distributor Facebook page have shared a new perspective of the project’s progress. The bird’s eye view video shows the new road which is due to be finished […]

7 days ago
Council approves funding to help implement innovative adult care schemes

Bowgreave Rise Care Home, Garstand. Pic: Google Maps Plans to provide new and innovative types of care for adults in Lancashire have been moved forward. Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet approved a way of funding extra care schemes at […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Row breaks out between residents and developers in plans for Winckley Square apartment complex

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall A row has broken out between local residents and developers of a new apartment complex planned for Garden Street near Winckley Square. The development, submitted by Mr Mustak Bhaliok and […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

2 weeks ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 22 to 28

A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Preston and South Ribble saw a drop in coronavirus rates thanks to local measures, and police launched an appeal […]

3 weeks ago
Preston businessman invites ideas to bring Craggs Mill into use by the community

Craggs mill. Pic: Tony Worrall A businessman is asking the people of Preston to come forward with their ideas for the development of Craggs Mill. Richard Porter, founder of Hashtag Quiz, bought the mill in […]

3 weeks ago
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