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The Harris acquires Preston designer Ross Griffith’s iconic Rose Dress

The Harris museum has acquired the iconic Rose Dress by local designer Ross Griffiths. The Preston-born fashion designer is known for his label Kingfisher Couture. The unique addition to The […]

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Leyland Trucks donate thousands to Preston charities

Representatives from Leyland Trucks and this year’s chosen charities Leyland Trucks’ Helping Hand charity arm donated £17,000 in total to charities across Lancashire, including Derian House. The donations were received on 28th November, in Celebration of Giving Tuesday, a […]

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House plan for historic Preston garden thrown out but developer will be back

Larches House site Plans to build houses in the historic garden of a listed building in Preston have been rejected. The proposal would have seen 24 dwellings and a retail unit – with […]

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Penwortham neuro consultant given surprise tour of Parliament after receiving MBE

MP Katherine Fletcher with Professor Nihal Gurusinghe and wife Vicky Pic: Katherine Fletcher A consultant from Penwortham was given a surprise tour of Parliament by South Ribble MP, Katherine Fletcher the day after he received an MBE. He was recognised for his contribution […]

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Advertisement Advertisement BAE Systems at Warton and Samlesbury creating more than 500 new apprentice roles

Two BAE Systems apprentices working in Samlesbury BAE Systems is set to offer new apprenticeship and graduate opportunities around Preston. The company announced that among thousands of roles around the country, with 534 new roles will be […]

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Preston Olympian launches SPAR Lancashire School Games 2023-24

Holly Bradshaw with a schoolchild at the SPAR Lancashire School Games 2023-24 Launch Preston’s Team GB Olympic bronze medallist Holly Bradshaw inspired schoolchildren with her career achievements at the launch of the SPAR Lancashire School Games 2023-24. Held at James Hall and Co. […]

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Lancashire Central retail park plan could move forward from ashes of IKEA development

M65 terminus roundabout There are calls for a decision over the future of a site in South Ribble – once earmarked for an IKEA store – to be deferred until the conclusion of […]

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Rental obligations removed from proposed Preston apartment block near UCLan

Moor Lane apartments proposed A proposed Preston apartment block that was to be made up entirely of rental properties has morphed into an open market development of flats for sale – before a brick […]

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