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Public asked for views on new housing plan for Central Lancashire

ashton house A plan to build swathes of new homes in and around Preston goes on public display this week. The strategy proposed by Preston, South Ribble and Chorley council could see […]

10 years ago
Average Preston property value falls by £6,000, according to online agent

Earlier in the year, we wrote about RightMovePlaces, a website produced by property agents Rightmove which allows residents to compare house prices, comment and rate different aspects of their local […]

10 years ago
Exclusive: Preston’s rodent capital named

St Matthew’s has become rat capital of Preston after 205 complaints of rodent infestations were made last year. Figures obtained by Blog Preston using a Freedom of Information request show […]

11 years ago
People tighten belts as basics become dearer

Rising inflation levels and a worsening “income recession” means families may need to tighten their belts yet again. With costs increasing but wages staying static, it is feared many people […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Environment vs. jobs: Lancashire’s shale gas drilling investigated

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire Just outside a leafy village, not far from Preston, the horizon is broken by a chunk of towering white plastic – a façade for one of Europe’s first shale gas […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station: picture special

With the Tithebarn regeneration project looking likely to go ahead, Preston’s historic Bus Station could soon be a thing of the past. There have been mixed views, and many debates […]

11 years ago
Tithebarn development: set to go ahead?

After years of speculation and planning, the £700m Tithebarn development finally appears to have been given the green light. Or that’s at least what the BBC’s sources are claiming. Arif […]

11 years ago
Preston Vision to make all staff redundant

Preston Vision is to lose all of its employees after the organisation’s three founding partners said they were unable to secure “a sustainable source of funding” beyond next March. The […]

11 years ago
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