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Adoption information evening taking place in Preston

Toddler An adoption information evening is taking place to help Prestonians who are thinking about starting or growing their family through adoption. The event, which is being run by Lancashire County Council’s adoption team, […]

1 week ago
School applications are now open for children in Preston

English Martyr's is the first School of Sanctuary Pic: Google School admissions are now open for children starting primary school or moving to high school in September 2020. Lancashire County Council has opened its online application page for children turning […]

2 weeks ago
Funding bid goes in to turn whole of A582 into dual carriageway from Cuerden to Preston

Work on the A582 is part of a plan to blow congestion away on the route into Preston Having a full dual carriageway the length of the A582 has seen a funding bid tabled. Lancashire County Council wants to turn the road into a four-lane carriageway from Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Guild Hall to see council fund new paving along front of building

The report points to the usage of the front of the building for live TV broadcasts as placing extra strain on the pavement Pic: Tony Worrall Simon Rigby’s stalled renovation of the front of Preston Guild Hall now looks set to land Preston City Council with a new bill. Lancashire County Council undertook major roadworks down […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

1 month ago
Warning as dodgy door-to-door sellers operating in Samlesbury

Tea towels are among the items being offered for sale but Trading Standards say they are poor quality Households in Samlesbury are being warned about doorstep sellers. Underhand sales tactics are being used according to Trading Standards. Lancashire County Council has issued the warning after reports of door-to-door […]

1 month ago
The first stage of the bus station public space is now open for use

The first phase of the Bus Station’s public space is now open to the public. The area on the western edge opened this week as part of Lancashire County Council’s […]

2 months ago
Petition starts against closure of Liverpool Road slip road in Penwortham

The slip road from Liverpool Road A Penwortham resident has started a campaign against proposals to shut a slip road heading into Preston. Lancashire County Council says it wants to close off the slip road at […]

2 months ago
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