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Preston’s wind turbine plans attracts interest from European firms

Wind turbines could become a feature of the Docklands landscape A plan to put up a wind turbine in Preston’s Docklands has attracted interest from 105 companies across the UK and Europe. A statement released by Preston City Council showed […]

11 years ago
Preston’s Cenotaph to be restored after successful funding bid for £835,600

A view of the Cenotaph and the Flag Market Preston’s Cenotaph will receive over £800,000 of funding to prepare for the centenary of First World War. The money will go towards a restoration of an original design to include […]

11 years ago
Plans for 125 new homes in Fulwood set to be rejected by city planning chiefs due to transport congestion fears

lightfoot lane A development which would see 125 new homes built on Northern edge of Preston is set to be blocked by planning chiefs on Monday. The 4.5 hectare site off Lightfoot […]

11 years ago
Sculpture Unveiled to Mark Diamond Jubilee in Preston

A bronze sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II, commissioned to mark the Diamond Jubilee, was unveiled by Lord Shuttleworth KCVO, Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, in a ceremony at the County Hall offices […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement “It must boost the High Street”: Council launches consultation on future of Preston city centre

empty shops A council consultation on the future of Preston city centre is open for comments. The plan states “it must aim the boost the High Street” and “must deliver something new […]

11 years ago
A good deal for our city? Peter Rankin on what the City Deal could mean for Preston

preston skyline This week it was announced Preston was one of 20 cities in the running for additional funding and support as part of the government’s city deal scheme, we asked Preston […]

11 years ago
Council aims to offer residents and firms cheaper energy

In the wake of the news that energy companies are hiking prices, despite wholesale energy being relatively cheap, this message from the council could be very welcome indeed. We have found […]

12 years ago
Preston Guild 2012 Animation

A Preston artist has brought Preston’s history to life in film from its origins as ‘Priest Town’ to the modern city it is today to celebrate the 2012 Guild. Local […]

12 years ago
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