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Moor Park set to host three-day festival in September

A view across Moor Park Pic: Lisa Brown A three-day festival looks set to take place on Moor Park in September. Signs have gone up for an application of a premises licence running from 9am to 11pm over […]

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New film exploring the work of Preston environmental charity

Members of Let's Grow Preston starred in the film. Pic: Locality A new film, exploring the work of an environmental charity, Let’s Grow Preston has been released. The film, created by Locality, looks at the work carried out by the charity […]

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Public denied chance to consult on Old Tram Bridge replacements

Designs released for the new bridge over the Ribble Only one design option has been deemed suitable as a replacement for Preston’s Old Tram Bridge – meaning the public will not be able to have their say on a […]

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Empty house in Plungington one of 36 renovated and brought back into use

The empty property was reported to housing standards in 2021 but had been empty since 2013 Pic: Preston City Council More than £4million has been ploughed into bringing 36 empty properties back into use in the city. Preston City Council has shown how its Making Homes from Houses scheme has […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council’s plan to return social housing to the city

Horrocks Mill Council housing could eventually be on offer again in Preston – for the first time in two decades – as part of a deal to enable the city’s local authority […]

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Egg rolling tradition returns for 2024 at Avenham and Miller Parks

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography Egg rolling – an iconic tradition spanning more than 150 years – is once again scheduled to take place at Avenham and Miller Parks this Easter. Participants are encouraged to […]

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People hit by E.Coli outbreak ate Mrs Kirkham’s cheese in prepared meal in first class train carriage

At least sixteen people who were infected in the E.Coli outbreak over Christmas ate ready meals containing unpasteurised cheese from a Preston business in the first class carriage of a […]

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Two options in the running for name of new Preston Youth Zone

Preston Youth Zone CGI Two options are in the running for the name of Preston’s new Youth Zone – and potential future users of the facility are being given a chance to have their […]

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