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Greener rail commuting headed to Preston and the North West

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The government have announced a £78m plan to electrify a section of the North West’s rail network, which will boost potential for green commuting across Preston and the North West. […]

2 weeks ago
Financial advice firm open new branch in Fulwood

The national financial advice firm Tenet&You has opened a new branch in Preston. The newly developed offices on Garstang Road, Fulwood, which opened on 19 July, will bolster the company’s […]

2 months ago
Five months of road closures between Broughton and Whittingham to build new aqueduct

A £16.5m project to boost water supplies across the North West started on Tuesday, June 29. The scheme, set up by United Utilities, is set to connect four under-used reservoirs […]

2 months ago
Latest ice warning issued by Met Office for freezing start to Monday 25 January in Preston and Lancashire

Footprints in icy snow in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice across the North West and other areas of the country. The warning is in place from midnight tonight (00:00 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston retains place as best place to live and work in the North West

Preston Marina with city skyline behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index has named Preston the best city to live and work in the North West. Preston remains the highest performing city in the North […]

8 months ago
More snow and ice warnings issued for Preston and Lancashire this week

Snowy scene on the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A yellow weather warning is in force for first icy conditions and then snow during this week. The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for North West England. […]

9 months ago
Preston ranked in top ten luckiest cities

flag market in preston Preston has made it into the top ten list of the UK’s luckiest cities, coming in at number seven. Portsmouth topped the list as being the luckiest, while other North […]

6 years ago
High-speed rail a step closer to the North West

Preston and the North West are a step closer to benefiting from a new national high-speed rail network following today’s announcement of the northern routes. Patrick McLoughlin, the Secretary of […]

9 years ago
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