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Plans to turn former Fulwood car garage into SPAR store up for approval

Sharoe Green car garage to be turned into convenience store. Pic: Google A planning application to turn Sharoe Green car garage into a Spar store is due to be approved this week. The plans include the demolition of the existing building and […]

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Preston and South Ribble included in Flood and Coastal Erosion Investment Plan

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Homes and businesses in Cumbria and Lancashire are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion as part of plans published by the government and Environment Agency, with £82.1m […]

22 hours ago
Fire service attends kitchen fire in Friargate flat

Friargate - many businesses along the street may be eligible for the government funding Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have attended a kitchen fire in Friargate. Two fire engines extinguished the fire at the first floor flat today (Tuesday 3 August) just after […]

1 day ago
Vacant flats to be changed into forensic crime scene rooms for UCLan students

Harrington Street that will be used as forensic crime scene houses. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to turn vacant flats may be turned into forensic crime scene training rooms for UCLan. The flats are in Adelphi Street, Harrington Street and […]

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Advertisement Advertisement 111 new homes planned for Broughton set for refusal

Broughton Park development site. Pic: Google An application for 111 new homes in Broughton is set for refusal this week. The plans seeks approval for 111 houses , which 35 per cent would be affordable, and […]

2 days ago
Police have now arrested Ribbleton man after two robberies

Keith Smith, 35, of Grizedale Crescent, Ribbleton. Pic: Lancashire police Lancashire police have now arrested Keith Smith after two shop robberies. Smith, 35, of Grizedale Crescent, Ribbleton, was wanted by police investigating a robbery on Saturday 31 July and a […]

2 days ago
United Utilities completing repair work on Inglewhite Road in Longridge after sewer collapse

Lancashire County Council has issued a progress update about a closure which is currently in place on Inglewhite Road in Longridge. The road had to be closed for investigatory works […]

2 days ago
Dog left needing emergency surgery after it was attacked in Highgate Woods

An upset Prestonian took to a community group to notify people to be vigilant after her beloved dog was attacked whilst out walking with her partner. The incident took place […]

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