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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.

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 […]

10 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, […]

10 years ago
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 […]

10 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 […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 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 […]

10 years ago
Ribbleton nature reserve to be protected from nuisance motorbikes

roe deer Changes to stop motorbikes blighting a nature reserve in the East of the city will be heard by councillors next month. A planning application has been submitted by Preston city […]

10 years ago
Preston Bus Station captured in arty architecture video

preston bus station The video above shows Preston Bus Station in a very arty light as photographer Andy Marshall chose to shoot an ‘urban ballet’ of the building. 46-year-old Andy from Bury posted […]

10 years ago
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