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City leaders pay tribute to a very proud Prestonian

The union flag will fly at half mast at Preston council on the day of a well known city councillor’s funeral.

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Tony Attard

New Deputy Lord Lieutenants for Lancashire named

FIVE new Deputy Lieutenants have been appointed in Lancashire.

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Proposed site for 275 homes on Preston Road, Longridge

Councillors hit out at housing plans for village

Two councillors have said they are “completely opposed” to plans to build hundreds of homes in Ribble Valley.

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Household waste found dumped in an entrance to a field on Brabiner Lane, near Grimsargh

Appeal after waste is dumped in countryside

Children’s toys, carpets and household rubbish have been dumped next to a field in rural Preston.

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UPDATE: Explosion at recycling centre was ‘rare decompression event’

Emergency services have been called to reports of an explosion at a Preston recycling centre.

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Coun Brian Rollo

Homes in rural Preston given nod despite objections

Four homes are to be built in rural Preston, despite objections from community leaders.

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helping hand: Lancashire police has been recruiting mounted volunteers to help crack rural crime

Rural crime costs hit £2m in Lancashire

INSURERS have warned that criminals targeting farms are getting increasingly sophisticated.

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Coun Brian Rollo

Councillors agree to plans for 70 homes in rural Preston

A controversial housing development is to be built in a growing village, after plans were given the green light.

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Preston Road at Alston, between Longridge and Grimsargh. Picture: Google

Driver arrested after fatal crash

A driver has been arrested after an 80-year-old man died following a crash near Preston.

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MP Mark Hednrick watches the Referendum count at Preston's Guild Hall

EU Referendum: Preston says Leave

Preston faces the new day as a city which has turned its back on Europe.

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Grimsargh Wetlands

Homes approval secures the future of wetland site

The future of a wetland nature area in rural Preston has been secured - after permission was granted to build houses on the site.

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A cyclist passes through Avenham Park, Preston, Lancs., on a warm and sunny day in the Lancashire city. Britain is preparing for an taste of summer this weekend with temperatures of more than 26C (79F) forecast for parts of the country. 5 May 2016.

10 reasons it is actually pretty fantastic to live and work in Preston

(In no particular order but starting with beer..)

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Grimsargh Wetlands

Housing plans could allay fears over wetland future

Plans aimed at securing the future of a wetland nature area have been recommended for approval.

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Council set to take legal action against government over ‘wrong’ decision on homes

Council set to take legal action against government over ‘wrong’ decision on homes

PRESTON’S city council is preparing to launch legal action against the government over a planning application for 150 houses.

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County Coun John Fillis

£1m makeover for Broughton after the bypass

A £1m PLAN has been unveiled to improve the centre of a Lancashire village which is notorious as a traffic bottleneck.

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Grimsargh Wetlands

Endangered birds flock to village wetlands

A rare bird facing extinction has been counted in ‘unprecedented’ numbers roosting at a Grimsargh nature reserve.

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Preston Bus service 12/12a, running through Longton, New Longton and Whitestake

Decision to cut bus services is slammed as a ‘disaster’

Major changes to buses in the centre of Preston have been revealed.

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