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Last chance to have our say on Preston City Council budget plans

Preston City Council revealed that cuts to its budget will mean a hike in council tax bills for Prestonians. The budget proposals for the next 3 years went before all […]

10 years ago
Preston Guide secures extra funding from the city council

Latest edition of the Preston Guide A Preston listings and arts magazine has been given a financial lifeline. Preston City Council have given an additional ÂŁ2,000 to the Preston Guide to help it keep publishing. Part […]

10 years ago
Fulwood Leisure Centre gym due to re-open this week

fulwood leisure centre Fulwood Leisure Centre’s gym is due to re-open this week after an eight week refurb of the leisure centre. The gym was shut as Preston City Council create a new […]

10 years ago
Mayor Afrin to host charity ball to raise cash for good causes

Mayor of Preston for 2013-14 Veronica Afrin Tickets for a swanky night to raise money for the outgoing Mayor’s charities are on sale. Prestonians are invited the celebrate Councillor Veronica Afrin’s time in office during a black […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Martyn Rawlinson explains the council budget for the year ahead

Martyn Rawlinson This is not budgeting anymore…it’s survival. In 2009/10 Preston Council had an income of just under ÂŁ30million – by 2015 it’s income will me just under ÂŁ23million; most of that […]

10 years ago
Civic Funeral of Sir Tom Finney: A Preston legend

People gathered by the thousands today to pay homage to their hero, a Preston legend known to all as Sir Tom. Although the forecast promised downpours, as if by a […]

10 years ago
Preston budget: Councillors to meet to discuss Preston council tax increase and cutbacks

Preston’s councillors will meet on Thursday to discuss a proposed rise in council tax. The Labour administration, led by councillor Peter Rankin, are proposing a 1.99 per cent rise in […]

10 years ago
Preston City Council budget: Have your say

Preston City Council revealed its budget will fall by ÂŁ3.6 million and council tax will increase by 2 per cent. The council presented their proposed budget for the next 3 […]

10 years ago
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