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Preston library hours proposal sees evening opening times slashed

Libraries across Preston could see their evening opening hours reduced. Council bosses are seeking the views of book lovers across the city about opening times. Lancashire County Council are consulting […]

7 years ago
Preston hospice to open new charity shop in Penwortham

From left: Kate Gaynor, interim head of trading, Sam Jones, manager of the new Penwortham shop, volunteers Barbara Holroyd, Linda Baldwin and Naynesh Patel, and trading co-ordinator Heather Taylor A new charity shop is due to open in Penwortham. St Catherine’s Hospice is preparing to open a boutique charity shop on Priory Lane. It will sell up-market labels, quirky […]

7 years ago
Funding for Penwortham Town FC to hold family events

Penwortham Town's seniors Saturday side A Penwortham football team has secured valuable funds from the county council. Penwortham Town FC applied to Penwortham North county councillor David Howarth for £750 to buy a mess tent […]

7 years ago
Review: Afternoon tea at Happy Bunnies in Longton

I do love a good Afternoon Tea and so when I found out about Happy Bunnies in Longton, I had to visit. I booked through the Facebook page and three of […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pub review: The Ram’s Head, Longton

The Ram’s Head in Longton, is a pub environment with great sport facilities (five screens, one a giant cinema screen), with a separate dining room for food and functions. If […]

7 years ago
Preston allotment seeks funding for memorial garden

The allotments off Liverpool Road A Preston allotment has applied for funding to help create a memorial garden. Penwortham Holme West Allotment Association wants £1,350 from Lancashire County Councillors to create an event space at […]

7 years ago
Road closure on A59 at Penwortham for transformer delivery

The transformer being lifted from the barge Road closures are planned as a giant electricity transformer is delivered to Preston. The 400 tonne transformer was lifted off the Ribble by specialist barge and completes its final leg […]

7 years ago
Roadwork plan announced for A582 as City Deal cash begins to flow

The tank roundabout Roadworks on a key route into Preston begin at the end of May. An £8 million scheme is one of the first injections of the City Deal cash. The A582 […]

7 years ago
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