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Scammer claiming to be from South Ribble Borough Council targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council are warning residents in the Bamber Bridge area about a man with a clipboard knocking on doors, claiming to be working with the council to reduce […]

3 months ago
Support for Preston residents struggling to pay council tax

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall Residents struggling to pay their council tax bills are being urged to reach out to Preston City Council to find out what support is available to them. Reminder letters asking […]

8 months ago
Government grant helps council support vulnerable residents in Preston

Five pound note and pound coins As part of its response to COVID-19, the Government has provided local authorities in England with new grant funding to support economically vulnerable people and households in their local area. […]

11 months ago
Discount on Preston council tax bills is now being applied after ‘software glitch’

Preston City Council will be offering a discount of £150 on council tax bills as part of the COVID-19 Hardship Relief Fund. The council have received £1.795million, which is primarily […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston council tax bills to rise and the latest on council financial position

Inside the council chamber at Preston Town Hall Council tax bills for Preston homeowners look set to rise from April. Preston City Council is raising its share of the council tax bill by 2.99 per cent. This will […]

2 years ago
Preston council tax rise planned – as digital strategy unlocks more savings

A glimmer on the windows of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall A glimmer on the windows of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Prestonians are to see their council tax bill rise by nearly 3 per cent from April. Preston City […]

3 years ago
Warning about Preston council tax fraud email scam

Taxpayers in Preston are being warned about scam emails as the time comes for council tax bills to land on doormats across the city. Preston City Council says it has […]

4 years ago
Opinion: Here’s why council tax is going up AGAIN in Preston

Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall It’s that time again. For (at least) the sixth year in a row, council tax is going up and services are going […]

4 years ago
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