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Delays likely as major Friargate and Ringway roadworks to begin

Residents across Preston and Lancashire are being asked to allow extra time for their journeys in the Friargate and Ringway areas as Lancashire County Council carry out work to help […]

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UCLan receive keys to new £60m Preston student centre and Adelphi Square

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) new £60 million Student Centre and University Square has been handed over by the key contractors who have delivered the project. Following more than […]

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Festival of creativity set to showcase Preston’s talent

Card project at the 2021 Making A Mark on the Flag Market Pic: Garry Cook A new four-day creative arts festival is set to showcase Preston talent, and encourage everybody to take part in the arts. The Collective Weekender, taking place in September, has been […]

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Preston’s lost canal, drunk on the packet boats

The canal basin just off Fishergate. Dereliction had set in by 1960. Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston once had a canal that terminated just off Fishergate. The Lancaster Canal still exists but now stops by Aqueduct Street in Ashton-on-Ribble. Trade was brisk as coal headed north, […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston planning applications for July 16 to 23

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between July 16 and 23. Certificate of Lawfulness for proposed change of use from dwelling house (Class C3(a)) to residential […]

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Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning July 26

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated and decided by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning July 26. Non material amendment to planning permission 07/2019/12542/FUL – change red brick […]

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Preston and Lancashire residents urged to submit ideas for UK City of Culture 2025

The Lancashire 2025 team has urged residents to submit their ideas for UK City of Culture 2025. Since entering Lancashire’s formal expression of interest to host UK City of Culture 2025, […]

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Plungington student house to become homeless accommodation

Former student accommodation to become homeless accommodation. Pic: Google Plans have been submitted to change a former student house in Plungington into homeless accommodation. The nine-bed student house is located in Villiers Street and will still include nine-bedrooms, just […]

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