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Preston set for superfast broadband speeds as £30m upgrade is confirmed

broadband router Broadband in Preston is set to hit superfast speeds as Lancashire County Council announced a mult-million pound round of investment. The county council will pump £4.7 million in to see […]

7 years ago
Preston’s pet of the week: Lily

lily This week’s pet is a rescued cat, called Lily. Here is her owner, Emma Darley from Ashton, to tell you more: My beautiful half-Persian cat Lily is adorable. We rescued […]

7 years ago
Haunted Preston: Ghostly tales at Samlesbury Hall

samlesbury hall It’s been the venue for many a school trip down the years to learn about the Tudors and their connection with Lancashire, but Samlesbury Hall is also one of the […]

7 years ago
Lancashire police jail drug gang spanning two continents

A man responsible for organising a major drugs supply chain spanning the UK, Europe and South America has been jailed for 24 years after being extradited from Holland. Michael Williams, […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston council budget: The key words

budget wordle We’ve run the council’s budget proposal from 2012 to 2016 into Wordle, which crunches the 80 odd pages to find the most commonly used phrases. This gives you an at-a-glance […]

7 years ago
Opinion: Labour budget is built on non-commitment

preston covered market Tax and spend, tax and spend, borrow your way out of trouble and don’t worry about tomorrow, that will be someone else’s problem. Yes, folks, Labour’s back in power in […]

7 years ago
Council tax set to rise by 3.5% as Preston tightens its belt

tithebarn area A council tax rise for Preston households is on the table as the city decides how to spends its money up until 2016. The three-year financial plan for Preston City […]

7 years ago
Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dragon at the Charter Theatre tomorrow

  The Jilin Song and Dance Troupe and the Beijing Normal University Performance Troupe will celebrate Chinese New Year with a performance at the Charter Theatre tomorrow. The Jilin Song […]

7 years ago
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