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Ribbleton man fined for not clearing up after his dog

A Ribbleton man has been fined for failing to clean up after his dog and running off when being approached by a dog warden. Richard Woodhead of Pope Lane failed to attend Preston Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 22 April and was found guilty in his absence of failing to remove dog fouling immediately. Dog wardens were investigating reports of dog fouling in the Ribbleton Hall […]

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Ian McEnroe is wanted by the police

Police release image of man wanted in connection with Preston retail fraud offences

Police have released information about a man wanted in connection with a number of retail fraud offences in Preston. A picture of Ian McEnroe, 51, who is originally from Northampton, has been released. Officers believe he could be in the Preston area and could also be involved with retail fraud offences in Blackburn and Blackpool in the last month. PC 3912 Lisa Smith of Preston […]

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Preston city centre pub Twelve Tellers evacuated after fire

A Preston city centre pub was evacuated late on Friday night after smoke was seen coming from the toilets. The Twelve Tellers in Church Street had to order its customers outside shortly after 9pm. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service attended and put out a fire involving a quantity of rubbish in an external drain at the pub. Crews from Preston and Penwortham attended. A cigarette […]

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Moor Park skate park: Construction begins as full designs released

Work has started on building a state-of-the-art skate park in Preston. Moor Park is to be home to the skate park which is costing £320,000 and being designed by one of the UK’s leading skate park construction companies. Freestyle Skate Parks are on site in the grade II listed park to start construction in the North East edge of the park near the main car […]

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UrbanWind secure £30million deal for onshore turbines

UrbanWind have secured £30million worth of funding for onshore turbines to be installed across the country. The renewable energy company have an office on Red Scar Industrial Estate in Preston, as well as Glasgow, and the investment is being described as a major boost for the industry as the money kick-starts the project. Private Equity Fund Manager, Zouk Capital secured the deal with the company […]

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Layout of the new Eastway Hub plans

Eastway Hub plans resubmitted with smaller supermarket at its core

Controversial plans for a new supermarket and retail park in Fulwood have been resubmitted. Known as the Eastway Hub the development was rejected by councillors in November last year over fears it would harm the future of the Cottam Brickworks development – which has a large new Tesco supermarket at its heart. Developers Hollins Strategic Land LLP are taking the council to a planning appeal […]

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