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Torchlight parade to be held through Preston to thank key workers

Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, has announced a Covid Thank You parade to take place in Preston this autumn. He is now looking for essential businesses, organisations and groups […]

1 month ago
St David’s Church in Eldon Street to be demolished

What the development will look like. A planning application has been submitted to demolish St David’s Church, Eldon Street to make way for supported housing. The proposal seeks to create 14 individual units for independent living […]

1 month ago
Funding deal approved for Preston’s proposed £40m cinema and leisure scheme

Plans for Preston’s multi-million pound cinema and leisure complex took an important step forward today as Councillors agreed a funding package for the project. The new development, called ‘Animate’, will […]

1 month ago
Re-arranged Preston Armed Forces Day service to honour WW2 veterans

Armed Forces Day 2019 on the Flag Market Pic: Michael Porter Veterans and current armed forces personnel will be honoured at a service in Preston this Saturday (21 August) to mark Armed Forces Day. The service, which was postponed from its […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 51 more new houses could be built in Broughton

Plans for 51 new houses in Broughton. A planning application for 51 new homes in Broughton, Garstang Road has been submitted. 18 of the houses are to be affordable but it is not known how many bedrooms […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council says funding bid for Old Tram Bridge repairs ‘will be considered’

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A bid for funding to repair the Old Tram Bridge is set to be considered. Preston City Council says the Government’s £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund may provide an opportunity to […]

1 month ago
Opinion: Levelling Up Fund presents game-changing opportunity to reopen Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling This is a guest post by Daniel Dewhurst, a former Preston City Councillor and resident of Avenham. It’s been more than two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed […]

1 month ago
Preston Crematorium repairs to cost more than £85k

Preston crematorium gates. Pic: Google maps Urgent repair works to Preston Crematorium will cost a total of more that £85,000. The crematorium is to be closed for the repairs which include the urgent need to re-line […]

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