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Preston Youth Zone chief defends revised design

Inside the new Youth Zone The charity who would operate the city’s new Youth Zone has defended the revised design for the building. A redrawn design shows the new Youth Zone no longer attached to […]

6 years ago
Councillor John Collins to become 689th Mayor of Preston

Cllr John Collins takes over from cllr McManus A new Mayor takes up his seat in the Town Hall from Wednesday evening. Councillor John Collins becomes the 689th Mayor of Preston. The Moor Park councillor has represented his ward […]

6 years ago
How Preston Youth Zone may look as amended Bus Station designs unveiled

Another view of the Youth Zone alongside the Bus Station A smaller Preston Youth Zone is to be built next to the city’s grade-II listed Bus Station. New drawings show how the youth zone may look which has been reduced […]

6 years ago
Orbit bus remembered in campaigning poem

The Orbit bus route An ode to a bus service axed by Preston Bus has been penned. Harry Spillman, who proclaims himself as the ‘Poet Larcheate’, has lamented the passing of the Orbit bus […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?

Jade with step dad Martyn In the early hours of May 6th an 18-year-old was elected to Preston Council. It was reported by many news outlets including the national BBC news website. Alongside the congratulations […]

6 years ago
Preston library cutbacks: Consultation period set for where axe will fall on community buildings

Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is earmarked for closure Pic: Google Proposals to shut a number of libraries and children’s centres in Preston and South Ribble are to be formally consulted on. Prestonians are being given a chance to have their […]

6 years ago
Preston brown bin charge launches as city council offers early bird discount

A charge would be made for each brown bin collected by the council Preston’s charge for having your garden waste collected comes into force from early July. Brown bins are to cost £30 per year to be collected in an opt-in scheme. Preston […]

6 years ago
Preston Conservatives face allegations of electoral fraud in Larches ward

Daniel Dewhurst is the party chairman for the Tories in Preston An investigation into alleged electoral fraud has been launched following council elections in Preston. A complaint has been made against Preston Conservatives chairman councillor Daniel Dewhurst about an irregularity in the […]

6 years ago
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