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New eatery planned for Ribbleton

45 Blackpool Road Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted for a new eatery in Ribbleton. The building at 45 Blackpool Road would be converted from a retail space, which was previously occupied by […]

3 days ago
Police appeal for missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston

Police are appealing for information to find a missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston. Rhianna Shove, 14, was last seen at 7pm on 16 Oct on Blackpool Rd, […]

2 months ago
Crews tackle commercial property fire in Ribbleton

Fire engines in Blackpool Road Pic: Paul Iddon Firefighters tackled a blaze at a commercial property in Ribbleton on Friday (8 October). Two crews from Preston and Fulwood attended the fire in Blackpool Road at around 4pm. A […]

2 months ago
Former Perry’s Motor Village to become affordable housing estate

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google The former Perry’s Motor Village in Blackpool Road is to become an affordable housing estate. Plans have been submitted to turn the car dealership into 31 houses and 42 apartments/maisonettes. […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries

Car parked on the pavement outside Co-op in Garstang Road For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]

5 months ago
Tesco Express on Preston’s Blackpool Road closes for refurb

The Tesco Express store on Preston’s Blackpool Road has partially closed for refurbishments. The store shut its doors on Sunday 18 July and is not expected to fully reopen until […]

5 months ago
Man in his 30s stabbed in head and stomach in Blackpool Road near Deepdale

Detectives are appealing for information and footage after a man was stabbed in Preston. Police were called by North West Ambulance Service at 12.40am today (Thursday, July 15) who said […]

5 months ago
Frustrated Preston patients having to make ’80 calls a day’ to book GP appointments

Patients of The Park Medical Practice and other GP practices around Preston and Lancashire have been struggling to call through to make bookings too see their doctor recently. A patient […]

6 months ago
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