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National planning award success for Preston’s City Living Strategy

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council’s planning department has been judged to provide “an exemplary approach to identifying, unlocking and kick-starting brownfield housing sites.” The City Living Strategy has won the Planning for Increased Housing […]

4 days ago
Lancashire County Council provides more information on potential restructure

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The leader of Lancashire County Council has written to the Government to provide further details about a proposal to restructure local government in Lancashire. Councillor Geoff Driver CBE has submitted […]

6 days ago
Pop-up cycle lane to be removed on A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A pop-up cycle lane in Preston is due to be removed due to low usage, but other measures to boost cycling as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus […]

1 week ago
Preston hits highest infection rate since lockdown

A woman in Preston wears a face mask Pic: Joseph Gudgeon The infection rate of coronavirus in Preston is at its highest since the national lockdown earlier this year. The rate of infection is rising, with numbers reaching 59.1 (per 100,000) […]

2 weeks 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
New café could be coming to Plungington Road

80 Plungington Road A new café could replace a carpet shop in Plungington after a planning application was submitted. The new café, which is set to be opened at 80 Plungington Road, would […]

2 weeks ago
Concern for Preston’s COVID rate as UCLan students return to campus

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall As universities are set to welcome back students, UCLan and Preston City Council are preparing the city for students to return in a COVID safe way. The university announced last […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council to make home visits to help trace coronavirus contacts

Woman wearing mask Pic: Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Preston City Council will start making home visits as part of an increased involvement in the national track and trace system. The council will be reaching out to residents in […]

2 weeks ago
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