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Latest news for Preston, Lancashire. Covering the city and surrounding area this has the latest crime, traffic and travel, politics and other big news affecting the city of Preston.

Plans for Preston tram remain on track despite funding blow

Preston’s tram plan looks back on track after the group leading the project missed out on government cash for a second time. Trampower, the company proposing the city’s first light […]

9 years ago
City centre to fall silent on Remembrance Sunday

poppies on remembrance sunday The centre of Preston will fall silent this Sunday to remember those who gave their lives in the front line. Remembrance Sunday takes place from 10am on Sunday 13th November […]

9 years ago
Memories of the P5 bus service

p5 on fishergate A Preston ex-pat has set up a group online for those who remember the P5 bus route. Richard Crookes, originally from Penwortham, wants to discover more about the “legendary” service […]

9 years ago
Plans for a leading skate park in Moor Park submitted

close up view of artist impression of moor park skate park Plans for a skate park in a historic Preston park have been submitted by the council. A part of Moor Park opposite Deepdale stadium will be developed to allow skateboarding, […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Video: Why we need to make Winckley Square a good community space

Last month I wrote about the Winckley Square Community Interest Company, a partnership that formed to build recommendations and a community planning model for the future of Winckley Square. Established […]

9 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway to expand Docklands engine sheds

ribble steam railway A docklands railway in Preston is set to expand allowing it to preserve more of the area’s railway heritage. The Ribble Steam Railway which runs around Riversway has asked for […]

9 years ago
Opinion: Are local councils just going to ignore Lancashire’s regional housing plan?

farington m6 from above Town planning found itself in the unusual position of making the headlines over the summer. Especially, if you were a Daily Telegraph reader and following their Hands off our Land […]

9 years ago
Community rallies to save ‘cage fighting’ social club

A community in the east of Preston has come out fighting in support of its local Labour club as they face a hearing to decide whether it will lose its […]

9 years ago
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