Council scraps halal ban in schools

January 26, 2018 MILAcedo 0

Lancashire County Council (LCC) voted to stop using halal meat in schools in October. The ban was prompted by County Council’s Conservative leader Geoff Driver who branded the slaughter of unstunned animals ‘cruel’. Mohamed Jundi, […]

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Preston City Tram Project Back On Track

January 26, 2018 LSmithurst 0

New developments towards a pilot line in Deepdale has re-vamped the public’s interest in the Guild line tram project. Trampower LTD has joined forces with Eric Wright Civil Engineers to begin clearing a path for […]


Preston footfall to be monitored

January 26, 2018 MJacovou 0

The number of people arriving in Preston City Centre is soon to be closely monitored. Preston Business Improvement District is funding a scheme, along with Springboard, which will install three cameras used to monitor whether […]


Work begins on Penwortham Bypass

January 26, 2018 MJacovou 0

Work on Penwortham Broad Oak roundabout began today. The work which is part of the Penwortham Bypass scheme will see a new road created, connecting the A582 at the roundabout to the A59 Liverpool road. […]


Missing teen last seen at Avenham Park

January 26, 2018 MILAcedo 0

Michael Brooks, 19-year-old former Preston College student, has been missing for 13 days. He was last seen leaving his flat with a friend on Lawson Street at 1:05am on Sunday 14 January. Speaking to the […]


19 weeks without Blackpool to Preston trains!

November 10, 2017 Kyle Bessey 0

Thinking of travelling between Preston and Blackpool over the next few months? It’s not going to be a case of hopping on a train with the services suspended between these stations. Here’s why: Just […]


Final farewell to actress Liz Dawn

October 6, 2017 Kyle Bessey 0

Family and friends, including co-stars, of Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn have paid their respects at her funeral earlier today. A Requiem Mass took place at Salford Cathedral today, followed by a private family committal. […]

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