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Foster carers urgently needed to support Preston’s vulnerable young people

Potential foster carers who could change a young person’s life are being urged to come forward by Lancashire County Council. The demand for foster carers has remained high during the […]

21 hours ago
Preston looking to ‘bright future’ as part of plan to redefine Lancashire

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner The Chief Executive of Preston City Council says the city can look to a “bright future” as plans to redefine Lancashire after lockdown have been published. Adrian Phillips made the […]

1 day ago
Lancashire’s Chief Constable to step down from role in 2021

Lancashire Constabulary Chief Constable Andy Rhodes has announced his intention to retire next year, with Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw praising his dedication to policing in Lancashire over three […]

2 days ago
Families given access to free school meal vouchers during summer holidays

Free school meal voucher scheme for summer holidays welcomed by Lancashire County Council Some families in Preston will now receive free school meal vouchers during the school summer holidays. This follows the launch of the government’s Covid Summer Food Fund to support children […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement County Council hands over responsibility for stairlifts to Preston City Council

Preston City Council will organise a contract for stairlifts and other lifting equipment. Preston City Council will be undertaking a new contract to organise stairlifts and other lifting equipment through the Disabled Facilities Grant. The council says it is hoping to absorb the impact […]

5 days ago
Recycling centre restrictions eased in Preston as lockdown continues to lift

Recycling centres are being prepared for further easing of restrictions. Restrictions on how people visit recycling centres across the county are due to be partially lifted from next week. People will be able to visit in their car without first […]

1 week ago
Live online event to ask: ‘Is Preston a racist city?’

Glenda Andrew Pic: Garry Cook A live online event is set to ask the question: Is Preston a racist city? Fourteen years ago, official figures showed Preston was England’s worst trouble spot for racist incidents, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston residents to have their say over city’s dog control orders

Residents in Preston are being encouraged to share their views relating to dog control issues in public places as part of a consultation on current legislation. Preston City Council have […]

2 weeks ago
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