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Preston residents can access full-fibre broadband following £90m digital investment

The scheme upgrades existing broadband connections Pic: Sean McEntee A new £90m infrastructure investment will see Preston residents gain access to full-fibre internet. On 8 September, full-fibre giants CityFibre and internet provider Yayzi announced a digital infrastructure agreement offering […]

2 weeks ago
St George’s Shopping Centre saved as new owner promises ‘significant investment’

Lune Street entrance to St George's Shopping Centre is seeing major work Pic: Blog Preston A huge shopping centre in Preston has been acquired out of administration. The new owner has promised ‘significant investment’ into the Fishergate site. The city’s St George’s Shopping Centre has […]

4 weeks ago
South Ribble Council begins work on Leyland’s Strawberry Valley Park

South Ribble Council has today started work to transform Strawberry Valley Park on Leyland’s Bent Lane. The works will take six-to-eight weeks to complete and will see the land layered […]

2 months ago
Investment to support infection control measures in care homes across Preston and Lancashire announced

A further significant investment has been announced to support infection control measures and testing in care homes, supported accommodation, and home care services in Lancashire. The measures have been put […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstang‐based children’s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

1 year ago
UCLan top of the league for investment in student wellbeing

UCLan students walking through campus The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has come top of a national wellbeing league table. UCLan has topped the table in the 2020 Student Welfare League Table, which analyses the […]

2 years ago
Investment to support safer streets in Preston

Lancs-PCC-Clive-Grunshaw-with-Street-Pastors Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has shown his support for street pastors and angels with £25,000 put towards the cause. The lion’s share will go to Preston and South Ribble, […]

2 years ago
UrbanWind secure £30million deal for onshore turbines

UrbanWind have secured £30million worth of funding for onshore turbines to be installed across the country. The renewable energy company have an office on Red Scar Industrial Estate in Preston, […]

6 years ago
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