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Preston City Council tweet about council tax rebate attracts scathing replies

Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall A tweet from Preston City Council about the council tax energy rebate has attracted a series of scathing replies. The post from Friday (6 May) included an image with a […]

2 months ago
Ange Turner announced as the new Mayor of Penwortham

Mayor of Penwortham, Councillor Ange Turner Councillor Ange Turner is the new Mayor of Penwortham. Cllr Turner is a Liberal Democrat Councillor of South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Town Council for Broad Oak Ward. She […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Preston Labour’s manifesto for the 2022 local elections

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston Labour has published its manifesto titled ‘Preston for the Many’ for the upcoming local elections on Thursday (5 May). The Labour Council says it will build on the work […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble school to provide new leisure facility for residents

A school in South Ribble is extending its leisure facilities for the local community with a brand new development supported by the local authority. Lostock Hall Academy will be bringing […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council local elections 2022 candidates

Residents went to the polls in Fishwick and St Matthews on Thursday 12 February The Preston City Council Local Elections are due to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Residents in the Preston City Council area are invited to vote for their local […]

2 months ago
Council tax energy rebate update given by Preston City Council

The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall An update on the Energy Council Tax Rebate has been given by Preston City Council. The council teams have been working hard to verify the bank account details of those […]

2 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council and Chorley Council name new chief executive

The next Shared Chief Executive has been announced by South Ribble Borough Council and Chorley Council. Chris Sinnott will take on the role from January 2023, following on from Gary […]

2 months ago
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