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Fishergate revamp already showing major signs of wear and tear

Some of the places where there are issues with the paving, as snapped by a reader who 'walks the street twice a day or more' Preston’s main shopping street is already coming apart at the seams despite a £3.4m revamp. Fishergate’s shared space has slabs missing and cracks appearing and many parts of it only […]

4 years ago
Preston Western Distributor contractors Costain appointed

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Contractors working on a major new road in the north of Lancashire are now to work on Preston’s Western Distributor. The new road, cutting through the countryside to the west […]

4 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage among six key Preston sites which could be developed for new homes

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw An abandoned orphanage in Preston city centre, a car park and a former high school could all hold the key to easing the demand for new homes in Preston. Preston […]

4 years ago
Cottam Hall homes to be built as protected newts given new home

How the Cottam Hall homes in the Waterside part of the development will look Great Crested Newts have been caught and relocated in part of Preston ahead of a new housing development being built. Housebuilders Story Homes have been creating two new ponds for […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Markets: Secret report discussed about how much council will spend

Preston's Markets are set for a complete facelift in the coming years An undisclosed sum of funding for Preston Markets scheme has been approved. Preston City Council met last week to discuss receiving additional capital funds for the mullti-million redevelopment of the […]

4 years ago
Broughton Bypass: Work officially begins on new road

Edwin Booth gets the first spade as Broughton Bypass work begins Work on a congestion-busting road mooted for more than 25 years has begun. The Broughton Bypass, to the north of the city, has seen spades put in the ground during […]

4 years ago
New Hall Lane revamp sees updated plans solving parking issues

How the revamped New Hall Lane may look at night A new look for a section of New Hall Lane is moving to the next stage as it awaits sign off from Lancashire County Council. Preston City Council says parking […]

4 years ago
A582 roadworks: Brown Hare pub legal wrangle resolved as dual carriageway works resume

The Brown Hare's beer garden has been a sticking point in the A582 plans Roadworks on the A582 in Penwortham are set to resume after a legal wrangle about a pub beer garden was resolved. The Brown Hare pub was due to lose part […]

4 years ago
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