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Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

3 months ago
Miller Park Lodge to be turned into a young persons care home

Miller Park lodge at the entrance to Avenham and Miller Parks Pic: Gill Lawson Plans have been approved to convert Miller Park Lodgeinto a young persons care home. The application was submitted in late September and was approved on Tuesday 13 October for the […]

3 months ago
Police appeal to trace 23-year-old missing man with Garstang family ties

James McDonald. Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre Police. James McDonald 23 years of age has been missing from his family since 28th September at his home address in Preston. He has family connections in the Garstang area. Police […]

3 months ago
Penwortham’s Black Bull Inn set to close ‘for several months’

The Black Bull in Penwortham Landlords of the The Black Bull Inn, Penwortham say they may closing until February 2021 or until there is a coronavirus vaccine. The pub’s management team posted on Facebook they […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Climate campaigners launch call for where Preston should have new cycle lanes

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Prestonians are being asked where they would like to see new cycle lanes in the city. Climate Action Preston are making cycling their key campaign this October as they join […]

3 months ago
Initiative to encourage Rugby League participation in Preston as World Cup tickets go on sale

Ryan Allen, new rugby League Development officer at Preston North End Community and Education Trust. Pic: PNECET Preston North End Community and Education Trust is working to get more locals interested in Rugby League ahead of next year’s World Cup in England and Wales. To help increase […]

4 months ago
Queen’s Drive Primary School in Fulwood closed due to positive coronavirus test

Queen's Drive Primary School in Black Bull Lane, Fulwood Pic: Google Queen’s Drive Primary School, Fulwood has been temporarily closed as a result of a positive Covid-19 test. Pupils in all year groups have been sent home but have not been […]

4 months ago
Ribbleton man shares Preston’s architectural secrets on new YouTube travel channel

Gareth Bailey-Hughes founder of The Best Travel Channel A Ribbleton man has used lockdown to start a travel channel on YouTube. Gareth Bailey-Hughes, 29, started The Best Travel Channel sharing videos about Preston’s architecture and culture, and has […]

4 months ago
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