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Preston former BHS building snail farm claims deepen as pictures show it operating

Boxes shown near an old counter in the former BHS store Pic: Blog Preston Pictures have emerged appearing to show the former Preston BHS store was being used as a snail farm and Blog Preston can reveal council officers visited it during January 2019 […]

5 days ago
Specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities at Whittingham takes a step forward

Proposed facility off Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham (images: Gilling Dodd Architects, via Preston City Council planning portal) A specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities has moved a step closer to being built in rural Preston after planning officials recommended councillors give it the go-ahead. The […]

5 days ago
True love finds a way in Preston as pair reunite after 50 years

Raymond Chung and Tina Yuen first fell in love when they were teenagers and have finally been reunited in Preston after 50 years. They first crossed paths when they both […]

7 days ago
Plans for controversial Goosnargh estate changed under new developer

Swainson Farm The house types planned for a controversial estate in rural Preston have been changed after a new developer took over the scheme. McDermott Homes Ltd. has been given the green […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Snail farm claims over former BHS store in Preston city centre

The former BHS store in Fishergate remains boarded up since closing in 2016 Pic: Blog Preston A former British Homes Stores (BHS) building standing empty in Preston city centre has sparked a council investigation into claims it’s being used as a snail farm. The Local Democracy […]

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Young people urged to have say about services and support for them in Preston

Preston youth consultation Young people in Preston are being urged to have their say on the kind of services and support they would like to see on offer for them in their city. […]

1 week ago
Ashton Park legal challenge expected over surveys and decision secrecy in controversial plans

The plans for the Ashton Park sports hub Preston City Council could face a legal challenge from locals if it presses ahead with controversial plans to build sports facilities on a suburban park, the Local Democracy Reporting Service […]

2 weeks ago
Former Preston nightclub set to be latest city centre adult gaming arcade

The former Macs bar in the city centre A former Preston city centre night spot will be turned into an adult gaming arcade after the conversion got the go-ahead from council planners. The venue, on Friargate South, existed […]

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