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Urgent inquiry into overpayment of carers allowance

Duchy House, Lancaster Road, where DWP administers Carers’ allowance. Google The Chair of  the Work and Pensions committee, Rt Hon Frank Field MP has called for an urgent inquiry into […]

1 month ago
Massive funding boost for Preston businesses on the way

Graham Coulston-Herrmann Graham Coulston-Herrmann An extra £6million has been secured to help Preston and Lancashire firms during the next three years. Boost Business Lancashire has landed the funding to help high growth […]

1 month ago
Church Street pub in Christmas tree protest

Bear’s Paw regulars outside with the Christmas tree Pic: Bear’s Paw A Preston pub’s protest about the lack of Christmas lights in Church Street boiled over during a meal for […]

1 month ago
Parking charges rise for council-run car parks in Preston

Avenham car park Pic: Tony Worrall Avenham car park Pic: Tony Worrall Parking in council-run car parks in Preston city centre is set to get more expensive for certain motorists. Those doing a quick trip and […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement A tribute to former Preston council chief executive Jim Carr

Jim Carr, Preston’s former town clerk, who died 16.12.18 Jim Carr passed away aged 69 – having served 13 years as the most senior officer at Preston City Council. He […]

1 month ago
Former BHS shop in Preston could see advertising along its hoardings

The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall The former BHS site is now boarded up The former entrance to a department store in Preston’s high street looks set to become advertising hoardings. Preston City Council ordered Freemont […]

1 month ago
Bamber Bridge library is back open after two years

The key to Bamber Bridge library - they've got a big lock on the door! The key to Bamber Bridge library – they’ve got a big lock on the door! Bamber Bridge library has reopened after being closed for two years. The building in Station […]

1 month ago
Chatbots could be installed in Preston Town Hall

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Phoning the city council or dropping into the Town Hall to ask a question could be a thing of the past. ‘Council bot’ […]

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