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Preston booms due to World War II production

Preston in 1930 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Recovery from the great depression of the 1930s was boosted due to the the effects of the wartime investment boom in Preston and district. This investment, in new factory capacity, […]

3 days ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning July 25

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications from South Ribble Borough Council for the week beginning July 25. Single-storey rear/side extension at 38 Bracken Ghyll Close, Buckshaw Village, Chorley. Validated 27 July. Demolition of the […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service seeks apprentice firefighters

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is searching for apprentice firefighters for a potential start on 9 January 2023. The fire service wishes to recruit apprentice operational whole-time firefighters, with the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston Markets to offer prizes for new website launch

Preston Market Market Hall Lisa Brown Photography Preston Markets will give away gift cards and rugby tickets when it launches a new website this month. Social media followers could win Preston Gift Cards and a family ticket […]

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Outstanding UCLan alumni receive special inaugural awards

Sarah Gardner - Alumni Award The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has named three outstanding graduates as the first recipients of the inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards. The special awards have been established to honour and […]

2 weeks ago
BAE Samlesbury and Warton seek engineers for Tempest fighter

BAE Systems has launched a recruitment drive to find 1,000 engineers to develop a new fighter jet, with positions available in Lancashire. Over 12 months, BAE Systems’ ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will […]

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Preston business psychologist a finalist in Great British Entrepreneur Awards

A local business psychologist has beaten over 5,300 people to make it to the Great British Entrepreneur Awards finals. Preston entrepreneur Lee Chambers, the founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing on […]

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