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Sir Tom Finney Community High School to see new car park and other changes

Sir Tom Finney Community High School. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted for works to be done to Sir Tom Finney Community High School. The changes include a new car park, lighting columns, 3m tall security […]

2 weeks ago
Latest Preston planning applications for August 27 to September 3

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications registered with Preston City Council for August 27 to September 3. Alterations to roof including increase in roof height and rear dormers, two storey extension […]

2 weeks ago
Mosque in Fishwick applies to change internal layout of building

Fishwick Mosque. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to reconfigure the internal layout of a Fishwick mosque. The application seeks to change the internal layout at Masjid-E-Aqsa in Fishwick Parade. It states: […]

2 weeks ago
Preston reacts to the unveiling of Wallace and Gromit bench

This morning (Friday 10 September) people waited in anticipation for the Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled. Based on the cheese-loving inventor and his loyal companion as they appeared […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement It’s the wrong trousers Gromit! Preston’s new Wallace and Gromit bench unveiled by creator Nick Park

Crowds gathered in the drizzle outside the Market Hall this morning to witness proud Prestonian Nick Park, creator of Wallace and Gromit, and the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, […]

3 weeks ago
Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

3 weeks ago
Complaints about listed marker stone painted outside Harris Park

Grade II listed marker stone outside Harris Park. There have been complaints about the Grade II listed marker stone outside Harris Park, Garstang Road being painted white. Residents have complained that the milestone was painted white ‘obliterating the […]

3 weeks ago
50 Afghan refugees can expect a ‘warm arm of friendship’ as they settle in Preston

Preston has joined with cities and towns across the UK, and further afield, to open its doors to Afghan refugees as British and American troops withdraw from Afghanistan. In the […]

4 weeks ago
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