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Preston City Council cutbacks: City hit with one of biggest decreases in government funding

Preston City Council has taken one of the largest cuts in government funding in England. Figures announced by the government show Preston Town Hall will see a 6.4 per cent […]

4 years ago
Preston City Council to brief local businesses on current financial position

A meeting takes place on Wednesday night where Preston City Council briefs local businesses on its financial position. The city council has to find savings of £3.6 million a year […]

5 years ago
Council advice services moved into reception at the Town Hall

Preston City Council’s advice and housing teams are moving from their offices on Birley Street. The city council has announced as part of cost-cutting measures it is centralising these teams […]

5 years ago
Last chance to have our say on Preston City Council budget plans

Preston City Council revealed that cuts to its budget will mean a hike in council tax bills for Prestonians. The budget proposals for the next 3 years went before all […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Martyn Rawlinson explains the council budget for the year ahead

Martyn Rawlinson This is not budgeting anymore…it’s survival. In 2009/10 Preston Council had an income of just under £30million – by 2015 it’s income will me just under £23million; most of that […]

5 years ago
Analysis of Preston Council Budget: Where has money been saved?

Preston City Council have released the details of their new budget proposal, including a proposed rise in council tax by 3.5%. Yesterday I took a look at what the council […]

7 years ago
Preston council budget: The key words

budget wordle We’ve run the council’s budget proposal from 2012 to 2016 into Wordle, which crunches the 80 odd pages to find the most commonly used phrases. This gives you an at-a-glance […]

7 years ago
Opinion: Labour budget is built on non-commitment

preston covered market Tax and spend, tax and spend, borrow your way out of trouble and don’t worry about tomorrow, that will be someone else’s problem. Yes, folks, Labour’s back in power in […]

7 years ago
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