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Opinion: The season of goodwill is approaching, but Town Hall finances don’t offer much cheer

Preston Bus Station is now a listed building, but the Town Hall coffers have to support it While most people start to think about Christmas, Preston City Council’s cabinet have already begun to formulate their budget for the new year and beyond. By the time the festive […]

11 years ago
Council and university make ÂŁ10 million bid to create new Preston technical college

The University Technical College would offer courses backed by industry A technical college with no homework for students could open in Preston. Known as a University Technical College, a ÂŁ10 million bid by Preston City Council and the University of […]

11 years ago
Scrap metal dealers in Preston required to register for new licence

Railway lines are common hot spots for copper theft, causing disruption to West Coast Main Line services A crackdown on rogue scrap metal dealers sees new licences coming into force. As of Tuesday 1 October all dealers needed to register and buy a licence with Preston City […]

11 years ago
Poo patrol: Fulwood residents team up with council to tackle dog mess

Fulwood residents have declared war on dog poo with a new council-backed campaign. Preston City Council will be working with the Caning Volunteers campaign to tackle dog fouling in parks […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston arts and entertainment listings guide The Two Hats faces uncertain future

The Two Hats publishes the Preston Guide A Preston listings guide has returned with its latest edition but says it may be one of the last. The Two Hats, which provides a two-month long guide called The […]

11 years ago
Fulwood Leisure Centre: City council strikes new agreement with Fulwood Academy

fulwood leisure centre A new deal has been struck to allow users of Fulwood Leisure Centre to use the car park and sports hall at Fulwood Academy. Preston City Council is putting pen […]

11 years ago
Opinion: Martyn Rawlinson on how the City Deal challenge is to ensure that bigger is better

preston ringway Preston seemed to be the centre of the universe on Thursday, albeit briefly, when the government awarded Central Lancashire a flagship ‘City Deal.’ To put this in context, City Deals […]

11 years ago
Preston secures CityDeal funding for massive injection into infrastructure projects

preston church spires at surise Preston councillors are heading for Downing Street today to sign a multi-million pound deal for Preston, South Ribble and the Central Lancashire region. Branded the City Deals, money will be […]

11 years ago
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