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Environment vs. jobs: Lancashire’s shale gas drilling investigated

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire Just outside a leafy village, not far from Preston, the horizon is broken by a chunk of towering white plastic – a façade for one of Europe’s first shale gas […]

11 years ago
Valentine’s Day apart… for charity

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for lovers to make their partners feel extra special. Most people do this by showering their better halves with presents, flowers and intimate words, declaring […]

11 years ago
Opinion: Why I want Preston Council to be more open and accountable

John Potter was elected as councillor of the Cadley ward in the 2010 election. He is a Liberal Democrat. Thursday 3rd February saw Preston City Council (PCC) take the first […]

11 years ago
Preston bus routes set to be scrapped

Two city bus routes will be scrapped as part of a plan to cut £300,000 of funding from Preston’s public transport network, a councillor has told Blog Preston. The 88A and […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tragic Lewis died doing what he loved

The tragic death of rising cycling star Lewis Balyckyi is one of many young people who die on Lancashire’s roads each year. Lewis, just 18 when he died in January, was […]

11 years ago
Preston to play part in LGBT history month

Shocking historical records that show gay men being imprisoned and hanged for their sexuality will be unveiled in Preston later this month. Lancashire Record Office will open its doors on […]

11 years ago
New community cafe hopes for a greener future

Newly-opened vegetarian co-operative cafe Beautiful Planet hopes to bring the community together to make a greener future for the area. It took three months of hard work from manager Brett […]

11 years ago
National Storytelling Week ‘poorly promoted’

Britain may be celebrating National Storytelling Week – but Preston is lagging behind. The Harris Library has struggled to get an audience for its “story time” group, which runs twice […]

11 years ago
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