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Indoor Market plan ruffles traders as Preston City Council prepare to appoint architect

Candid view of a pie counter in Preston's Indoor Market Market traders have voiced their concerns as Preston City Council pushes ahead with its proposal to demolish the Indoor Market. Council leader Peter Rankin has written to all stallholders outlining […]

10 years ago
How Preston’s empty problem properties are being tackled

The former Windsor Castle pub was empty for years, but has now been turned into affordable flats The latest action plan to tackle empty homes in Preston has been unveiled. Figures show how since 2011 there have been 337 homes brought back into use in the city. […]

10 years ago
Moor Park restoration funding to be approved by city council

Moor Park is the largest park in the city Preston council are to be asked to approve funding for restoration work on the oldest park in the city. Moor Park has been awarded £1.7 million in lottery funding for […]

10 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Plans submitted for external escalators, Italian restaurant and big screen

How the proposed escalators outside the Guild Hall would look Preston’s Guild Hall could see major changes to the front of the building as the transfer to Simon Rigby continues. Architects have tabled plans to Preston City Councils showing detailed […]

10 years ago
Freedom of the city awaits for former council leader Ken Hudson

Ken Hudson served the city for decades A former leader of Preston City Council and long-serving councillor is to be given the freedom of the city. Former Preston Rural North councillor Ken Hudson was the man who […]

10 years ago
Preston Palestinian flag flying: Council to be asked to amend Town Hall flag policy

The Palestinian Flag flying above the Town Hall entrance on Friday 25 July A Conservative councillor is to call for Preston’s flag flying rules to change. In the wake of the decision to fly the Palestinian flag for a brief period above the […]

10 years ago
Dog fouling clampdown by Preston council dog wardens

Residents blighted by dog fouling in the city are being urged to keep a dog poo diary by city council officials. Preston City Council spends £100,000 a year cleaning up […]

10 years ago
Preston council preparing to invest £500,000 in local economy

The fund would be used to invest in local firms rather than other investment options Preston City Council is preparing to launch its own local fund to stimulate the city economy. Up to £500,000 is earmarked to be invested in community interest companies or charitable […]

10 years ago
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