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Council units in Avenham to be let for free to charitable organisation helping Ukraine

Units 15 and 17 Oakham Court Pic: Google Two vacant council units in Avenham are set to be let to a charitable organisation that will deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine. A report approved by the […]

2 months ago
Preston Labour’s manifesto for the 2022 local elections

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston Labour has published its manifesto titled ‘Preston for the Many’ for the upcoming local elections on Thursday (5 May). The Labour Council says it will build on the work […]

2 months ago
Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews Big Local Partnership

New Hall Lane Pic: Google Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews (FAM) Big Local Partnership has been approved and will be administered by Preston City Council. In 2015 the Big Local Grant awarded the […]

4 months ago
‘Deeply loved’ Brookfield councillor John Browne has passed away

Councillor John Browne Councillor John Browne has passed away at the age of 71. Councillor Browne was the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, having served Brookfield since 1983. In a long […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Market Hall to be lit blue and yellow in Ukraine solidarity

Preston Markets lit blue and yellow for Ukraine Preston City Council has issued a statement declaring their solidarity with Ukraine. Leader of Preston City Council councillor Matthew Brown said: “We join towns and cities across the UK, Europe […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council set to increase council tax for 2022/23

Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council is set to increase council tax. A rise of 1.99 per cent was agreed by Cabinet at a meeting in early February. The increase equates to a […]

4 months ago
Here for Humanity to host Plungington councillor surgery this Wednesday

Preston Here For Humanity Headquarters in Eldon Street A Preston charity is this week holding a Plungington councillor surgery to tackle local complaints and improve the area. At 7pm on Wednesday 26 January, residents and people employed in […]

5 months ago
Preston Council leader says new mandatory mask rules are ‘small sacrifice’

Councillor Matthew Brown The Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, says new mask-wearing rules are a ‘small sacrifice’ needed to avoid further Covid restrictions. Cllr Brown’s comments came after Health Secretary […]

7 months ago
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