Snail farm claims over former BHS store in Preston city centre

The former BHS store in Fishergate remains boarded up since closing in 2016 Pic: Blog Preston A former British Homes Stores (BHS) building standing empty in Preston city centre has sparked a council investigation into claims it’s being used as a snail farm. The Local Democracy […]

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Contaminated vapes warning issued by police after children taken ill

A vape Pic: Pixabay Parents have been warned about a batch of illegal vapes which have been circulating at high schools in Chorley and West Lancashire. Lancashire Police released a warning after two pupils […]

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Tours, cars, farmers markets and more at Hoghton Tower in 2024

Hoghton Tower from the air Hoghton Tower has released its calendar of events for 2024. Visitors can explore the ancient Tower and discover secret passages, priest holes, mysterious wells and deep, dark dungeons, as guides […]

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Loom Loft furniture store and new restaurant set for Preston Docks

A new Loom Loft store and accompanying bistro is set to open in spring 2024 at Preston Docks next to the new Aldi. The new shop will be the fourth […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Weekend of heavy rain for Preston as Met Office issues latest yellow weather warning

Rain creating a risk of spray on a road in South Ribble. Pic: Blog Preston Preston can expect a weekend of rain, according to the latest warning from the Met Office. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain for Preston, and […]

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Ashton woman donates new machine to Royal Preston Hospital in memory of her brother

A woman from Ashton has donated a new machine to Royal Preston Hospital’s kidney unit in memory of her brother who died in 2021. Eleanor Morgan donated a new £1,700 […]

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Young people urged to have say about services and support for them in Preston

Preston youth consultation Young people in Preston are being urged to have their say on the kind of services and support they would like to see on offer for them in their city. […]

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15 Preston events for your 2024 calendar

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin Preston hosts a number of well-loved events every year – be sure not to miss out in 2024 by getting some of the biggest on your calendar nice and early. […]

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