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Brookfield ward councillor by-election information after John Browne’s death

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has posted a vacancy for the Brookfield Ward councillor role after the passing of John Browne. Preston Council published the vacancy on its website, with the formal […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council urges vigilance as Covid infections surge

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The county council has urged residents to be vigilant after Covid-19 infections rose by 80 per cent across all age groups in March. Between 5 and 11 March in the Lancashire […]

4 months ago
UCLan student’s interior designs chosen for display at Warrington IKEA

Furniture giant IKEA has displayed a UCLan student’s interior designs for thousands of customers to admire at its Warrington store. Roxana Zamfir, 27, caught the eyes of the IKEA interior […]

4 months ago
Lostock Hall girl creates ‘Stand with Ukraine’ mugs to support relief effort

A five-year-old South Ribble girl who felt moved by the war in Ukraine has raised £268 by making mugs to help fund the relief effort. Eden Buckley, who lives in […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston political leaders unite in tribute to councillor John Browne

Councillor John Browne Preston councillors have paid their respects to Councillor John Browne, who has sadly passed away aged 71. As the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, John worked as Chair […]

4 months ago
Preston’s ‘Russian Lidl’ Mere to close as Ukraine conflict intensifies

Political pressure caused by the Ukraine invasion has led to a Russian supermarket chain closing its Preston store. On Thursday 3 March, budget supermarket Mere announced it is also halting […]

4 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council warns residents to be aware of scam calls

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council has warned residents to be mindful of calls from individuals posing as council workers. They were recently made aware of an incident involving a person contacted […]

5 months ago
Ingol nurse loses £17k after liquidated builder leaves family home with no roof

An Ingol nurse has appealed for urgent help after a builder left her family home without a roof before vanishing with £17,100. Katie Sowerby is a neurological nurse at Royal […]

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