Preston Pulse Issue 23

JULY 2019 PULSE Preston Chorley & Leyland PLANS DRAWN for New Buildings, Extensions and Alterations FOR A FREE QUOTE Telephone: 01257 274976 For any occasion you can trust Coopers with your transport! COVERING CHORLEY, LEYLAND & BUCKSHAW VILLAGE Download to your mobile from our website WANT TO BOOK A TAXI & OUR PHONES ARE BUSY....? Then book your own taxi using our easy to use APP! Vehicles up to 16 seats available. Whatever your party size, contact Coopers... RECONDITIONED STAIRLIFTS from £499 NEW STAIRLIFTS from £1250 WE BUY BACK STAIRLIFTS UP TO £500 CASH FOR LESS THAN a week RENT A STAIRLIFT £10 0800 772 3796 NO OBLIGATION QUOTES ● • Thinning • Deadwooding • Tree Felling • Lopping • Topping IF YOUR GARDEN IS OUT OF CONTROL PHONE US NOW! ALL WASTE REMOVED & JOB LEFT TIDY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A FREE ESTIMATE OR ADVICE PLEASE TELEPHONE FORESTRY TREE & LANDSCAPE SERVICES YOUR LOCAL TREE EXPERT • Hedge Trimming • Garden Clearance • Reduction • Pruning • Fruit Trees Sprayed 01772 364578 07342 853280 Yard 6, Longridge Road, Preston, PR2 5NE structure firm Miller Turner has submitted a planning application to Lancashire County Coun- cil to construct and oper- ate the “energy recovery facility”. If it gets the green light it will have the potential to provide electricity via ‘private wire’ directly to commercial and industrial customers. Gregory Ewing, chief executive of Miller Turn- er, said: “It will use well- proven, modern, efficient technology which is cur- rently in operation at nu- merous energy recovery facilities across the UK and Europe.” He added: “LREC has the potential to signifi- cantly reduce landfill, carbon and methane emis- sions and create and pro- tect hundreds of jobs. The location of the site offers significant opportunities for local businesses to ben- efit from the low cost, sus- tainable energy LREC will recover. “We are pleased to be submitting our applica- tion and look forward to progressing this important project.” POWERING AHEAD £200m green energy plant plan revealed FULL STORY PAGE 5 A £200million ‘green en- ergy’ plant planned for Preston has the poten- tial to power more than 100,000 homes. The company behind The Longridge Road Energy Centre (LREC) project on the Red Scar industrial es- tate says it will create and protect hundreds of jobs. The aim is to divert 395,000 tonnes of house- hold and commercial waste a year from landfill to generate low carbon electricity. International infra- INSIDE THIS ISSUE SEE SPORT PAGE 3 PNE: leading role for new face Taking the plunge PLUS PAGE 15 WHAT’S ON: YOUR GUIDE INSIDE THIS ISSUE Welcome to your great monthly digest of all the leading news stories, what’s on and a round-up of local sports. We’ve got our finger on the Pulse! PAGE 8 New talent on the catwalk