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Dozens of Avenham Park trees to be removed or cut back for Old Tram Bridge replacement work

The Old Tram Road Bridge Pic: Wikimedia Dozens of trees will either have to be removed or cut back in order to carry out the work needed to replace the Old Tram Bridge between Preston and South […]

5 months ago
Old Tram Bridge campaigners call for progress update on designs for new bridge

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Campaigners who fought to secure a replacement for Preston’s crumbling Old Tram Bridge are calling for a progress report, as the deadline for delivery of the project moves closer. A […]

8 months ago
Have your say on proposed cycling, walking and wheeling networks in Preston

Draft network map of cycling, walking and wheeling network routes Lancashire County Council has produced a draft network map of cycling, walking and wheeling network routes in the county. The active travel map has been created following feedback from a […]

8 months ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston 2023: What’s happening and when

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling The history and heritage of Preston is being explored this September as Heritage Open Days return. From exploring the city’s suburbs to going behind the scenes at the waste-collection service […]

9 months ago
Preston’s bridges and the Dickens effect

Postcard of Preston from 1927 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston boasts a range of bridges from different eras. In fact, there are now seven. The River Ribble presented a major obstacle, with the first crossing being built in Roman […]

10 months ago
Preston local elections 2023: Watch debate on Guild Hall, Animate Cinema and council cuts

As Preston prepares to go to the polls on Thursday (4 May) for the local elections then the city’s big issues were debated by party leaders. The Local Democracy Reporting […]

1 year ago
£20m Levelling Up cash boost for Preston will include Old Tram Bridge replacement

The Old Tram Bridge The Old Tram Bridge will finally be replaced after Preston City Council landed £20m from the Levelling Up fund. Campaign group Friends of the Old Tramroad Bridge celebrated the news […]

1 year ago
Preston to receive £85k in Levelling Up funds for green spaces in urban areas

Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling The Government has allocated £85,000 of the Levelling Up Parks Fund to Preston City Council to create new or significantly refurbished green spaces in urban areas that need it most. […]

2 years ago
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