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Vernon Carus factory homes plan gets go ahead

The Vernon Carus factory is to be demolished as part of the plans Pic: Tony Worrall Up to 650 new homes are to be built to the South of Preston. Morris Homes and Bovis Homes have both been granted permission to develop former industrial areas in […]

7 years ago
In pictures and video: VJ Day 70th Anniversary 2015 in Preston

Today, people gathered at The Memorial in Preston Cemetery to commemorate the Victory over Japan Day. The Preston District Veterans Council Chaplain, Canon Timothy Lipscomb, led the service, joined by Colonel Bernard […]

7 years ago
Penwortham Travellers make camp on Penwortham Holme Recreation Ground

Travellers on the Penwortham Recreation Ground Travellers remain pitched up on Penwortham Holme with horses grazing the playing fields. Around 20 vehicles have arrived since Tuesday to set up camp in the area. South Ribble Borough […]

7 years ago
Watch: Lostock Hall animator releases short film about bullying

Jordan King-McCoy with his animation A Preston animation student has released a short film about bullying. Jordan King-McCoy, 21, used his own life experiences and phobias to put together Bitter Reunion. The three minute clip […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mapped: Preston developments and glimpse of city by 2020

Four developments from top left clockwise: Cottam Hall, Adelphi Square, Eastway retail park and Friargate Court A lot is happening in Preston right now and there’s major developments in the city centre, up towards the university and on the North West edge of the city. We’ve […]

7 years ago
Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

7 years ago
A582 roadworks: Overnight closures planned at Stanifield Lane

The A582 roundabout is a major pinchpoint on the Preston road network Drivers using the A582 through the south of Preston are being warned of overnight closures. A series of temporary closures are to take place in August as roadworks at the […]

7 years ago
Penwortham collision: Preston man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Carleton Drive where the collision took place A Preston man is in police custody on Friday night on suspicion of attempted murder. A 40-year-old pedestrian is in Royal Preston Hospital with serious head and leg injuries after […]

7 years ago
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