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Red Alliance: Town Hall and County Hall to sign partnership agreement for city centre project

The political ties between Labour-run Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council look set to have their bonds tightened further. A collaboration agreement between the two councils to redevelop the […]

8 years ago
How City Deal worth millions to Preston will change the face of the city forever

The majority of the City Deal work is to happen in the West of the city Detailed plans have been released showing how the shape of Preston will be changed forever by a multi-million pound plan. The City Deal, worth £434m in funds for new projects […]

8 years ago
Former Cadley councillor Bill Borrow dies

The late William 'Bill' Burrows A former councillor who represented the Cadley ward for ten years has died. William Borrow, known better as Bill, represented the Liberal Democrats in the Cadley area of Fulwood. In […]

8 years ago
Council cutbacks see Town Hall reception reduce hours from April

A council service which deals with more than 41,000 visitors a year will operate for two hours less every weekday. The contact centre at the Town Hall will now not […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston local elections: City to go to the polls in May

Preston will go to the ballot box in May to elect a new set of councillors. Nineteen wards are up for election, with only Ashton, Deepdale and Preston Rural East […]

8 years ago
Preston MP urges apprentice take up

Preston MP urges local firms to take on an apprentice and get a £1,941 boost New research revealed the benefits involved in the take-up of apprentices by businesses. The research […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
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 […]

8 years ago
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