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Council to take a look at ‘hate rant’ driver’s taxi licence

Preston City Council says it will review taxi driver Zaheer Hussain’s licence in light of the CPS decision not to charge him with any offence. Hussain, 41, was seen jeering […]

3 days ago
A new scheme is making Preston taxis even safer

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate Preston has become the latest authority to sign up to a national safety register for cabbies. The National Register of Taxi and Private Hire Licence Revocations and Refusals means drivers […]

6 days ago
How over 3,000 people used Preston’s holiday hunger markets this summer

Food available at a Holiday Market This summer over 3,000 people visited markets across Preston aimed at helping to ease holiday hunger. The Holiday Market project was supported by Preston City Council and delivered by schools, […]

1 week ago
Slow down and relax as the Harris launches new wellbeing gallery and workshops

The Harris Wellbeing Gallery A new gallery exploring how art can improve wellbeing is opening at the Harris. A launch event will take place on Monday 9 September at 10.30am. Visitors are invited to […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement No panto at Guild Hall this Christmas due to closure

A Christmas tradition won’t be taking place in Preston this year. The demise of Preston Guild Hall means there will be no panto at the venue for the city. The […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Guild Hall: What we know so far about its future and the financial situation

The Guild Hall is not currently operating as a venue Pic: Tony Worrall With three months of the Guild Hall standing empty as a venue, we look at the situation at the city’s iconic venue. The administrator Beverley Budsworth released a revealing report […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Markets Cinema scheme sees new developers brought in

The cinema complex itself, which will be run by The Light chain A new developer is being brought in to help draw-up scaled-back proposals for a new cinema and restaurants scheme in Preston city centre. Maple Grove Developments, a sub-division of Bamber […]

4 weeks ago
Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

1 month ago
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