Preston News

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.

Penwortham artist to exhibit at Southport Flower Show

Shiryn Wynter A prestigious flower show has invited a local artist to create new work for a solo exhibition later this month. From 18 to 21 August, Penwortham artist Shiryn Wynter Art […]

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Latest Preston planning applications for July 22 to 29

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications registered with Preston City Council for July 22 to 29. New vehicular access at Spar House Farm, Lewth Lane, Preston. Validated 22 July. 2.4m high […]

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Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning July 25

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications from South Ribble Borough Council for the week beginning July 25. Single-storey rear/side extension at 38 Bracken Ghyll Close, Buckshaw Village, Chorley. Validated 27 July. Demolition of the […]

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Preston and South Ribble plans within £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid

Preston and South Ribble have launched bids for the Levelling Up Fund as part of a county council request seeking £50m for ‘exciting projects’. Preston City Council’s bid focuses on two […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Award-winning Preston author to attend crime writing festival in London

A Preston author who won the Joffe Books Prize for Crime Writers of Colour in 2021 will attend a prestigious writing festival this autumn. Debut author Christie J Newport, whose […]

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New 11-storey block of flats approved opposite Preston Bus Station

The area of Tithebarn Street Pic: Google A proposed development for new flats in Preston city centre has been given the green light by Preston City Council. The application site is located between Tithebarn Street, Old Vicarage […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

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Preston ranked as the fifth-busiest property market in the UK

New research has revealed that in the first six months since the return of Stamp Duty to pre-pandemic rates, the property market in Preston was one of the busiest in […]

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