Village pub handed to community

Robinson Brewery, represented by Savills, has sold the Running Pump in Catforth, Preston to a private investor, who has gifted it to the community.

New starters at Brabners

Law firm Brabners has appointed Jonathon Waterhouse as a solicitor in its real estate team and Oliver Andrews as a solicitor in dispute resolution, both in Preston.

Preston VAT avoiders banned

Brothers Asif Ibrahim Bux and Firoz Ibrahim Bux, directors of property development firm Goldace Estates Ltd, have been disqualified for eight years each for failure to pay VAT worth around £1.3m to HM Revenue & Customs.

Listed status for Preston’s Brutalist bus station

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Simon Donohue

Preston's iconic bus station has been approved for grade 2-listed status as a building of significant architectural and historic interest by culture minister Ed Vaizey, meaning that it is unlikely that it will now be demolished.

Shepherd Security trio banned for tax-dodging

David McCourt

The family behind Preston-based alarm company, Shepherd Security, have been banned from being company directors for a total of 15 and a half years for failing to pay tax.