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A new scheme is making Preston taxis even safer

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate Preston has become the latest authority to sign up to a national safety register for cabbies. The National Register of Taxi and Private Hire Licence Revocations and Refusals means drivers […]

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How over 3,000 people used Preston’s holiday hunger markets this summer

Food available at a Holiday Market This summer over 3,000 people visited markets across Preston aimed at helping to ease holiday hunger. The Holiday Market project was supported by Preston City Council and delivered by schools, […]

4 days ago
Apartment plans for St Joseph’s Orphanage unveiled

The future of St Joseph’s Orphanage has finally been revealed after more than a decade of uncertainty. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council for a scheme of homes […]

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Travellers face uncertain future as council plans to sell of Leighton Street site

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google Leighton Street Traveller Site faces an uncertain future after Lancashire County Council said it will sell it site on. The site, which currently has 14 pitches, is one of three […]

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Advertisement Advertisement A rent cut and a promise of a warmer winter – what Preston City Council says it will do for market traders

The new entrance to the market at the Orchard Street end Pic: Tony Worrall Market traders have been offered a 30% rent cut in a bid to boost the struggling market hall. In May, traders wrote to Preston City Council to demand a 50% […]

4 weeks ago
Slice N Shake leaves the market after just five months

Slice n Shake has become the latest stall to leave the Market Hall just five months after it opened. The pizza and milkshake store opened in March in the former […]

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Project to teach children to ‘live and let live’ is coming to Preston

Heartstone Project A project aimed at educating youngsters about prejudice, intolerance and hate crime is coming to Preston. Non-profit organisation Heartstone will implement their Heartstone Odyssey project across the city. Heartstone aims […]

4 months ago
Travellers have set up camp on Ribbleton Park

Travellers have set up camp in Ribbleton Park as Preston basks in the sunshine. Caravans and cars were seen parking up on the park in Blackpool Road at around 5pm […]

4 months ago
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