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South Ribble Borough Council chief executive ‘suspended’ along with two fellow officers

South Ribble Borough Council chief executive Heather McManus Three senior officers at South Ribble Borough Council have been ‘suspended’. BBC Lancashire political reporter Mike Stevens tweeted during Thursday (23 May) the local authority had placed its chief executive […]

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New block of flats could tower down Winckley Square side street

How the new apartment block down Garden Street could look A former sports hall just off Winckley Square could be turned into flats. Garden Street has the former Cardinal Newman sports hall in it but plans in early 2018 were […]

1 month ago
Fishergate bus lane IT glitch leads to wrong demand for higher penalties for drivers

The Fishergate bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall Motorists are being advised to check if they receive a penalty fine for driving in the Fishergate bus lane due to an IT glitch. Lancashire County Council has revealed it […]

1 month ago
New Muslim grave plots to be added to Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery looks set to get more space for the city to bury its loved ones. A report to Preston City Council’s cabinet identified the city is beginning to run […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Preston Mayor David Borrow takes on the chains

David Borrow, centre, flanked by Preston City Council chief executive Adrian Phillips and outgoing Mayor Trevor Hart A former MP for South Ribble has taken up the role of Mayor of Preston. Councillor David Burrow was elected as councillor for Lea and Larches in May. He was […]

1 month ago
Preston Labour expand city council cabinet with addition of ‘Preston Model’ role

Freddie Bailey is a new councillor for College ward The Preston Model now has a dedicated cabinet member responsible for driving it forward. Preston City Council’s Labour leader unveiled the cabinet positions during a meeting of the city council […]

1 month ago
Preston tip to see opening times change

The Ingol household waste recycling centre Pic: Google Tip times across Preston and the rest of Lancashire are being changed. Lancashire County Council says to save money it is standardising when household waste recycling centres are open. Tips […]

1 month ago
RSPCA Preston to host a summer fair

Entrance to the reopened RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s reopened RSPCA centre is hosting a summer fair. A whole day of stalls, fun dog shows, food and drink is planned at Slack Cottage. The branch of the Preston […]

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