councillor martyn rawlinson

Mayor’s personalised number plate doesn’t get a single bid on eBay

Personalised reg on the Mayor's vehicle could become something far more normal An attempt to sell off the Mayor’s personalised number plate has failed. Preston City Council put the CCK1 plate onto eBay but it didn’t attract a single bid. A minimum […]

8 years ago
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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Martyn Rawlinson representing Fishwick

Martyn Rawlinson The latest in our series profiling the people behind the ballot box: Name? Martyn Rawlinson Age? 43 Which ward do you represent? Fishwick How long have you represented the ward? […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Tragic tale of Preston Bus Station is unlikely to result in resurection

bus station view When the BBC re-created the crucifixion on Preston Bus Station last Easter, few people realised that the venue was about to become the altar for its own sacrifice a few […]

9 years ago
Preston councillor says Preston Bus Station could be saved by charitable trust

preston bus station The man in charge of the city council’s coffers has spoken out about the future of Preston Bus Station. Cabinet member for resources councillor Martyn Rawlinson, in a blog post […]

9 years ago
City council stumps up nearly £10,000 to save two charities from closure

gift 92 Two Preston charities have been bailed out by the city council after mounting costs nearly forced them to close. Sahara, based in Fishwick which helps young Asian and black women, […]

9 years ago
Councillors lobby for new bus service to Brockholes Nature Reserve

brockholes Local councillors in Fishwick are calling for a bus service to be diverted to take in the Brockholes Nature Reserve. The Reserve, just off Junction 31 of the M6, is […]

10 years ago
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