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Cottam’s Hoyles Lane closed for reconstruction works with buses diverted

Cottam’s Hoyles Lane has this week closed for ongoing reconstruction works to the junction with Sandy Lane. Lancashire County Council began the works on Saturday 12 February, and they will […]

3 months ago
Winckley Square relief charity seeks applications from local causes

Preston's city skyline Pic: Mick Gardner A historic Winckley Square charity with reserves of £600,000 is searching for applications from local causes. The Daniel’s and Houghton’s Charity is an amalgamation of two charities created in 1649 […]

4 months ago
New history documentaries highlight Cottam Hall and Lancashire’s Haydock family

A local history buff has covered Cottam Hall and the Haydock family in two new documentaries. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe, who has produced history films on Courtauld’s factory and Fulwood, recently discovered […]

7 months ago
The Plough at Eaves reopens after major renovation

The Plough at Eaves near Woodplumpton is known to be one of the oldest pubs in Lancashire. It dates back to 1625. The pub has recently reopened after it was […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New affordable homes plan for Woodplumpton

Plans for 10 new affordable rural homes have been submitted to Preston City Council. Community Gateway has applied for planning permission to build six two-bedroom houses and four three-bedroom houses […]

2 years ago
Planning appeals pave way for new housing in North West Preston

lightfoot lane A second large-scale housing development has been turned over on appeal after councillors refused it. The Connemara outline application for land off Lightfoot Lane in Fulwood will be allowed after […]

9 years ago
Fuel pump recovered from Preston field in battle to stop illegal fuel thefts

PCSO David Reid with the recovered pump Police in the rural areas of the city have recovered a fuel pump which they believe was part of a plot to steal fuel from farms. The pump was found […]

9 years ago
Council plots masterplan to examine how thousands of new homes can be built in North West Preston

Things will come to a head in Cottam as the council pushes for more development Consultants have been called in to help the city council figure out how the North West of Preston can grow. A “masterplan” will be produced for how the area around […]

9 years ago
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