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Retirement flats and shops plan for Broughton set for go ahead

The Touch of Spice restaurant in Broughton A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Despite hundreds of objections from nearby residents, a village’s MP and parish council the demolition of […]

3 years ago
All the new homes due for approval in Preston this Thursday

An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh An illustration from one of the planning documents about new homes in Goosnargh Hundreds of new homes could be approved during Preston City Council’s latest planning committee. Councillors meet on […]

3 years ago
Sale of libraries in Preston and South Ribble should be ‘put on hold’

Fulwood library, built in 1939, could soon be closed A Preston MP has called on Lancashire County Council to slow down its sale of library buildings in the city and across the county. Wyre and Preston North MP Ben […]

5 years ago
Government confirms it will investigate Preston library closures

Lostock Hall library has now closed Pic: Google A formal complaint has been raised against the closure of libraries in Preston and Lancashire by Lancashire County Council. Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace says the county council […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston’s political boundaries could be radically changed

The blue line shows the current split between Preston and Preston North - and the red line shows the new area of the constituency The electoral map of Preston could soon be changing – and become far more politically competitive. Wyre and Preston North is to disappear – currently held by Conservative MP Ben […]

5 years ago
Fulwood Library fight ‘not over’ as Preston MP to call-in closure decision with government

Fulwood library, built in 1939, could soon be closed Proposals to shut more than 100 community buildings in Lancashire including libraries and children’s centres is due to be investigated by the government. Campaigners fighting to save Fulwood Library from […]

5 years ago
North Preston MP Ben Wallace joins Lancashire leaders in shale gas warning

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire A Preston MP is one of a number of political figures calling on the Prime Minister to ensure local communities get a pay back from any fracking. Swathes of Lancashire, […]

8 years ago
Plan to create more than 350 new homes in Woodplumpton earmarked for approval

Green fields along Sandy Lane could disappear under hundreds of new homes A proposal to build 350 new homes in Woodplumpton has drawn criticism from local residents and the local MP. Ben Wallace, MP for Preston North & Wyre, has written a […]

8 years ago
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