Preston leisure centre handed land and cash boost

A Preston leisure centre could be set for an expansion and new facilities following a council deal.
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Ribbleton man's ultra marathon challenge for Hooves for Healing

A Preston man is going for a double triple challenge to support children who are on the autistic spectrum.

An outline of the hospital plans

Private hospital plan in Preston could create 25 jobs

Preston patients could soon be going under the knife at a new healthcare site.

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The RSPCA centre in Preston remains closed

Preston animal centre remains closed as probe continues

The immediate future of a Preston animal centre remains uncertain as an internal probe continues.

The original police appeal had gone viral on social media

Preston man faces court date after social media appeal

A Preston man sought by police following a social media appeal will appear in court on Monday.
Hayfield Park is phase one of the Haydock Grange housing plan

Bid for phase two of Preston housing scheme

Details of the second phase of a major house building scheme in north west Preston have been unveiled.


WATCH: Roundabout chaos as van almost collides with lorry

Police have released footage of what has been described as 'completely unacceptable' driving.
An artist's impression of the new care centre

'First of its type' care centre bid revealed for Preston

Detailed plans for a ground-breaking neurological care centre on a new Preston housing site have been unveiled.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, December 18, 2017

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston's courts.

Blackpool Tower Eye experience

County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

One of the county’s most iconic landmark attractions has made a generous offer to help the Lancashire Post’s Christmas appeal.

The Masjid e Salaam Mosque in Fulwood

Double planning joy for Preston Muslim Society

Preston Muslim Society is celebrating double delight as development bids passed the city’s planning committee.

Demolition takes place at the former Manchester Mill on Geoffrey Street

Energy concerns over Preston affordable homes plan

The final phase of an affordable housing scheme in Preston has been given the green light despite concerns about energy efficiency.

The changes hope to bring empty homes back into use faster

Bid to bring Preston's empty homes back into use

Council bosses are considering changes to Preston’s empty house charges in a bid to bring properties back into use faster.

Restoration works underway at Moor Park

Extra funds request for Preston park project

Cash-strapped Preston Council is considering spending an extra £90k on a city park restoration project after initial estimates missed the mark.

The two-storey care home will be on this car park at PGRUFC

Preston rugby club care home plan approved

A bid to build a care home on a car park at Preston Grasshoppers RUFC has been given the green light.

Wilbraham FC before they shaved their heads for OddBalls Foundation

Wilbraham FC in Preston shave their heads for their manager

When a Preston football club heard its manager had been diagnosed with testicular cancer, players rallied round to show their support the best way they knew how - by going bald.
The animal centre has been closed until further notice

Charity closes Preston animal shelter

A prominent animal shelter in Preston has been closed until further notice by RSPCA bosses over concerns about sub-standard practices.


Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

A housing site off Hoyles Lane

Congestion fears as housing bids gather pace

Congestion is causing ongoing angst as a major Preston housing-building drive continues to gather pace, according to a community leader.
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