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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. […]

5 months ago
‘They must treat us as equals’ – Preston Council leader’s reaction to latest Covid-19 government announcement

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston City Council’s leader Councillor Matthew Brown has reacted to Boris Johnson’s latest Covid-19 announcement. Speaking after the Prime Minister outlined the return of the regional tiered approach when national […]

5 months ago
School closures in lockdown 2 and ‘rotas’ call backed by Preston City Council leader

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Calls for schools and colleges to close as part of the second lockdown have been made – and resisted by the government. Preston City Council’s leader is among those backing […]

6 months ago
Preston City Council leader says national lockdown ‘could have been avoided’

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston City Council’s leader Councillor Matthew Brown has called for the government to take steps to ensure the city is equipped to stop the spread of Covid-19. Councillor Brown spoke […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council receives £366,000 grant to help those impacted by coronavirus

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is to receive £366,176.76 as a general support package to help the city through the coronavirus pandemic. The money is aimed to help those in the city struggling to […]

6 months ago
Tier-three negotiations for Preston and Lancashire continue as political leaders clash

St Walburge's and St Marks on Preston's skyline Pic: Tony Worrall The government continues to push for Lancashire, and Preston, to move into tier-three coronavirus restrictions. Leader of Lancashire County Council Geoff Driver has indicated ‘a deal is on the table’. […]

6 months ago
Preston to remain in at tier-two Covid alert level as negotiations continue

Woman wearing mask Pic: Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Lancashire is to stay in tier-two of the government’s new three-tier covid alert level system, despite talk of the county potentially being pushed into the highest level of concern. Health […]

6 months ago
Preston City Council leader joins calls for national ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston Council leader, Matthew Brown has joined the calls for a national circuit breaker lockdown. The call comes following the introduction of the three-tier system which began today (Wednesday, 14 […]

6 months ago
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