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Government grant helps council support vulnerable residents in Preston

Five pound note and pound coins As part of its response to COVID-19, the Government has provided local authorities in England with new grant funding to support economically vulnerable people and households in their local area. […]

2 weeks ago
New policy for supported tenancies announced following public consultation

The service sees the elderly, those with learning disabilities and other conditions given a safe place to live and support A new way of reviewing supported tenancies for people with additional needs has been agreed by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet. The new policy, which aims to increase the occupancy in […]

3 weeks ago
Preston housing association receives £95m investment

CGA van Community Gateway Association has raised £95 million in its first private investment. The cash injection will support the housing association deliver its corporate plan, which includes building 600 affordable rented […]

4 weeks ago
Fulwood building site managers win prestigious industry awards

William Mills at Lightfoot Meadows Two Preston site managers have received prestigious awards from the National House Building Council (NHBC). William Mills, 38, and Neil Sailsbury, 52, have both been recognised with the NHBC Pride […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Open day at Fishergate Hill house share development

A living area in the new Luxury House Share development An open day is being held at a new Preston city centre house share development. Developers Luxury House Share will open the doors to 19-20 Fishergate Hill on Saturday 4 […]

1 month ago
Preston housing association joins post-COVID-19 social campaign

High spec new CGA homes recently completed at Steeple View, Tulketh Brow, Preston Preston-based housing association Community Gateway (CGA) is supporting the Homes at the Heart campaign launched by the National Housing Federation. The campaign and coalition is calling on the government to […]

1 month ago
The battle to restore pride in Plungington amid a crime wave

A faded Plungington Road sign Pic: Liam/Doktorb A grid pattern of streets, ginnels and a proud history for this most Preston of areas defines it. But Plungington has been in the spotlight in recent weeks with residents […]

1 month ago
Long-awaited proposal to rejuvenate Church Street becomes Preston City Council policy

An indicative 3D vision plan from the Supplementary Planning Document Plans for Stoneygate Regeneration Framework have been approved by Preston City Council’s cabinet. In a Wednesday (June 24) evening meeting, the city council’s cabinet approved the SPD document and are […]

1 month ago
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