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‘Garden city’ plan for the North West of Preston is unveiled

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes The North West edge of Preston could see up to 5,300 homes built in what councillors claim is a new “garden city”. A masterplan which takes in the Broughton, Cottam, […]

8 years ago
Full list: Major cull proposed to evening and weekend bus services to and from Preston

Using buses to get to and from Preston in the evenings won't be as easy from May A number of evening and Sunday bus services across Preston are due to be withdrawn from May. Lancashire County Council is planning to cut its subsidising of a number of […]

8 years ago
Mayor’s personalised number plate doesn’t get a single bid on eBay

Personalised reg on the Mayor's vehicle could become something far more normal An attempt to sell off the Mayor’s personalised number plate has failed. Preston City Council put the CCK1 plate onto eBay but it didn’t attract a single bid. A minimum […]

8 years ago
Pay to rise for council leader and all councillors at Preston City Council

The leader of Preston City Council could see his pay rise by nearly 16%. An independent panel has recommended Peter Rankin should see his pay rise from £8,844 to £10,256. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Plan to change ownership from Town Hall to County Hall approved

The transfer of Preston Bus Station from Preston City Council to Lancashire County Council is nearly complete. The city council’s cabinet met this evening to rubber-stamp proposals to sell the […]

8 years ago
Preston City Council to sell off the Mayor’s personalised number plate

Personalised reg on the Mayor's vehicle could become something far more normal First the Bus Station, now the mayor’s number plate. It seems council bosses are having a pre-Christmas clear out of council responsibilities and valuables at Preston City Council. The personalised […]

8 years ago
Control of Preston Bus Station to be handed over to Lancashire County Council

Preston’s grade II listed Bus Station is set to be transferred to be run by Lancashire County Council. The city council have tabled a proposal to gift ownership of the […]

8 years ago
Preston rated as a city of ‘good growth’ by latest economic survey

Preston is in the fast-lane for growth, and its transport links are part of the reason why Preston has been rated as one of the best cities in the UK for economic growth. The latest survey by accountants Pricewaterhouse Coopers finds Preston and its surrounding areas as […]

8 years ago
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