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Fears over rotting foul waste smell from revived Farington site

Farington waste recovery centre A South Ribble borough councillor has called for protection for residents living close to a site that is set to specially process all of Lancashire’s food waste – after “foul […]

4 weeks ago
Derelict waste facilities near Leyland to be brought back to life as ‘Lancashire’s stomach’

Recycling lorry at Farington waste centre Mothballed waste facilities near Leyland are to be brought back to life to help Lancashire meet a government demand for local authorities to start collecting leftover and unwanted food from […]

1 month ago
Work begins on new 5,000 capacity cricket ground at Farington

Proposed Farington ovals Top-class cricket has come a step closer to finding a new home at the heart of Lancashire after work got underway on a long-planned new ground in South Ribble. The […]

3 months ago
Farington Waste Recovery Park fire started by rechargeable battery

A fire at Farington Waste Recovery Park was started by a rechargeable battery, it has been reported. Just before 5pm on Saturday, November 4, 2023 staff at the waste facility […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Archeology dig at proposed Farington cricket site taking place

Farington view toward the pavilion - Artist's impression Pic: Lancashire County Council Archaeology work is taking place at the site of the proposed Farington cricket facility in South Ribble to find historical artifacts or remains. The works started on Tuesday 15 November, […]

1 year ago
Lancashire Cricket submit plans for first-class Farington sports centre

Farington view toward the pavilion - Artist's impression Pic: Lancashire County Council A planning application has been submitted to create a new high-quality sports facility in the heart of the county. Led by Lancashire County Council, the proposed development for Lancashire Cricket […]

1 year ago
New community defibrillator installed in Leyland

Residents at Lowerfield have been given defibrillator training after raising money to have one installed in their independent living scheme. The social housing tenants raised the money after witnessing someone […]

1 year ago
A Preston ship runs the anti-slave blockade

Captain Maffitt shown using the vantage point of his port sidewheel box as he scans the horizon for signs of the Union blockade during his approach to Wilmington from Bermuda in the blockade runner Lillian, May 1864 Pic: Stratford Archive, London In 1861, civil war erupted in America. The war was complex but one of the main issues was the abolition of slavery. Slave grown cotton from the south of the […]

2 years ago
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