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Proud Preston: How we’re celebrating the kindness, courage and creativity in our city

Some of the city's leaders are endorsing our Proud Preston features Today we’re officially launching the Proud Preston section of our website. Full of inspiring stories of kindness, courage and creativity, Proud Preston is the perfect antidote to the challenging times […]

2 days ago
Council leader calls for vaccine roll out to be “speeded up” in Preston

The leader of Preston City Council has called for an increase in the speed with which Covid-19 vaccinations are being rolled out in those areas hardest hit by the pandemic. […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council working with TUC to encourage safer working

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has joined forces with the TUC (Trade Union Congress) to showcase the role unions play in encouraging safer workplaces as part of Heart Unions Week. The “Stay […]

3 weeks ago
Preston City Council leader says all primary schools should remain closed

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council has said all primary schools should remain closed after the Christmas holidays. Councillor Matthew Brown, the Labour leader of Preston Council, has shared his […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council’s leader reacts to tier-4 restrictions decision

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council has expressed his ‘disappointment’ at the city going into tier-4 restrictions. Councillor Matthew Brown has called on the city to ‘pull together’ to drive […]

2 months ago
‘Cases have not fallen to a sufficient degree’ leader of Preston City Council on tiers decision

Councillor Matthew Brown An announcement by Matt Hancock this morning (Thursday 17 December) revealed that Preston would remain in tier-3. Due to Covid-19 cases rising in the last fortnight all of Lancashire is […]

3 months ago
Preston and Lancashire set to remain in tier-3 restrictions as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise

Looking down a festive Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble as the city and county awaits the tiers review decision from the government. Preston City Council’s leader say it’s […]

3 months ago
Leader of the Preston City Council shares open letter detailing why Preston should be in Tier 2 post lockdown 2

Councillor Matthew Brown Councillor Matthew Brown, leader of the Preston City Council has shared a letter sent to local MPs outlining the evidence-based for a Tier 2 Designation for Preston from 2 December. […]

3 months ago
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