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How Preston wants to be the centre of a new North West-based community bank

The former RBS bank in Fulwood stands empty Pic: Blog Preston With the continued spotlight on The Preston Model, the city council is preparing to invest £1million – in setting up a bank. Council leader councillor Matthew Brown says the city […]

4 months ago
Preston Markets scheme is making ‘good progress’

A flagship regeneration scheme for Preston city centre is making ‘good progress’, according to the council. Councillors from Labour, Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats – as well as two independents […]

5 months ago
The Preston Model in national spotlight again on the Jeremy Vine show

The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The Preston Model was once again in the national spotlight. During Friday (8 June), the leader of Preston […]

1 year ago
New Preston council leader decided by Labour group

Councillor Matthew Brown will be leader of Preston City Council Councillor Matthew Brown will be leader of Preston City Council Preston is to see a new man in power at the Town Hall as Labour elected a new leader on […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: How Preston Council claim they are starting a financial revolution

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP visiting employee owned TAS Partnership on Guildhall St – April 2016 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP visiting employee owned TAS Partnership on Guildhall St – April 2016A new year has begun and politics is embracing something of an anti establishment feel. […]

2 years ago
Preston City Council wins more praise for its economic approach

Councillor Matthew Brown says they are working to keep firms spending inside Preston An alternative philosophy for running the local economy by Preston City Council has been featured in a new book. Prosperity Parade by David Boyle looks at eight economic models around […]

3 years ago
Prestonians invited to bid for up to £22,000 in Preston City Council community funding

Up to £22,000 could be pumped into community projects across Preston. A Community Innovation Fund has been set up by Preston City Council to support local groups who want to […]

4 years ago
Council’s online bus wins national digital inclusion award

The Citizenzone bus has been praised for helping residents A mobile bus which aims to get the people of Preston online has won a national award. Preston City Council’s CitizenZone vehicle takes to the streets to teach people who […]

7 years ago
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