Goosnargh Lane Development

Preston homes set for approval despite MP objections

Chloé Vaughan

Four schemes to bring 250 homes to Preston, including developments at Swainson Farm which has seen a backlash from local MP Ben Wallace, are recommended for approval at the city's planning committee this week.

North Manchester General Hospital

Three hospitals to be bolstered by seed funding

Chloé Vaughan

Royal Preston, North Manchester General, and Royal Lancaster Infirmary & Furness General are to receive a share of £100m along with 19 other UK hospitals as part of the Government's health infrastructure plan.