Rodent infestations on rise across Preston

Rodents running around the streets of Lancashire are a pest that no-one wants. Council rat-catchers have been laying bait across the county, as Brian Ellis reports. Work to refurbish Preston Bus Station has been hit by an invasion of rats and mice, it has been claimed. Preston’s worst streets Call out in 2015/16: Blackpool Road […]

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Firefighter jobs up for grabs in Preston

New full-time firefighters are being recruited for Preston and Lancashire. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has opened its recruitment window for Prestonians wishing to become a firefighter. Called whole time firefighters it follows a round of recruiting retained firefighters for the Garstang, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Tarleton stations. Applications can be made to the fire […]

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Football fans turn out in force to celebrate Sir Tom Finney’s glittering career

University teamed up with PNE Former Players Association to host the charity event Football fans turned out in force to celebrate the life and career of Preston North End legend Sir Tom Finney at a charity night hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Eric Jones and Peter Higham, two former team mates and […]

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What’s the difference between Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council?

It’s one of the most common refrains heard in comments thread on social media and down the pub – ‘bloody council’ – but which council do you mean? There’s a common confusion about what Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council are responsible, or not responsible for. Many will say they are both as bad […]

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