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Fishergate Shopping Centre could be demolished as part of railway station plans

Station Quarter - Fishergate Shopping Centre redevelopment The Fishergate Shopping Centre could be completely demolished as part of plans that would see the area around the city’s railway station transformed. It is almost two years since a […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council local elections 2024 candidates list set out

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston The candidates have been set out for this year’s Preston City Council local elections. Sixteen of the authority’s 48 seats are up grabs at the poll on 2 May – […]

2 weeks ago
Avanti West Coast implements menu changes after E.Coli outbreak

An Avanti West Coast train The train company that provided food as part of meals that contributed significantly to the E.Coli outbreak in December has been forced to make changes to its menus.  Avanti West […]

2 weeks ago
Ashton Park campaigner seeks place on Preston City Council

Ann Cowell, Independent candidate for Lea and Larches ward at Preston City Council elections 2024 A campaigner who has been battling against a controversial revamp of her local park is seeking a seat on the council behind the plans – claiming the community has not […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Shut down toy centre in rural Preston set for office conversion

The road leading to Lewth Farm in Woodplumpton An agricultural building in the Preston countryside is set to be converted into offices – in spite of never having been used for the purpose that helped secure planning permission […]

2 weeks ago
Covenant may prove curveball in battle to halt Ashton Park sports hub

Homeowners who face into a park where a new multi-million pound sports hub is due to be built are currently considering a legal challenge against the plans. Preston City Council […]

3 weeks ago
Small secondary school for pupils with medical issues to open in Preston city centre

Proposed Refresh Education School A small secondary school for pupils suffering from problems including anxiety, depression and eating disorders is set to open in Preston city centre. The plans for the facility – in […]

3 weeks ago
Ashton Park won’t include basketball court renovation despite petition

A view of the basketball court in Ashton Park Pic: Adrian Fruzynski The council have confirmed the Ashton Park project will not include any renovations to the basketball court, despite an ongoing petition. A petition, which is aiming to be signed by […]

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