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An insight into what life is like on Preston’s streets for the homeless

Sleeping bags in the rain on Fishergate, Preston. Pic: Blog Preston As Preston awoke to its first snow of winter on January 16, minds were turned to the most vulnerable. The city’s rough sleepers. A cold, amber health alert was put […]

3 weeks ago
Government minister visits children’s hub in Ribbleton

Dame Andrea with little Hazel-Rose, Leah and Lee. Pic: LCC Ribbleton’s Family Hub was visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom, a minister and current MP, on January 25 who met with parents, babies, staff and councillors who attend the service. During […]

3 weeks ago
Whitechapel Recreation Hall set for floodlights for after sunset sports

Whitechapel Recreation Hall's Muga A village hall on the outskirts of Preston plans to install floodlights so that its outdoor sports facilities can still be used after sunset. Whitechapel Recreation Hall has boasted a […]

3 weeks ago
InstaMeet Preston returns to explore Market Hall early mornings

Preston Market canopy Pic: Blog Preston InstaMeet Preston is returning for the latest instalment and it’s an early start. We’ll be putting Preston’s Market Hall and its traders in focus. The InstaMeet will be there on […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Garstang Road petrol station plans for electric vehicle charging points

Garstang Road petrol station A petrol station and convenience store in suburban Preston is set to install a bank of electric vehicle charging points on its forecourt. The operator of the Esso garage and […]

3 weeks ago
Artwork commissioned for Lea and Cottam to help people feel proud of their area

Cottam archway, Cottam Way A Preston parish councillor says he hopes artwork the authority has commissioned of the local streetscene will help people better appreciate the part of the city they call home. Chris […]

4 weeks ago
Calls for Preston to be included in HIV screening programme

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston councillors have called for the city to be included in a screening programme which sees A&E patients automatically tested for HIV if they have blood taken during their visit. […]

4 weeks ago
Over 400 residents initially turned away from Preston polling stations over voter ID confusion

Preston Council Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall More than 400 Preston residents were initially turned away from polling stations when they tried to vote in last year’s local elections because they had not brought an acceptable form […]

4 weeks ago
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