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Fake news warning over Preston ‘congestion charge’

Traffic on the Ringway in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Traffic on the Ringway in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has no intention of introducing a congestion charge – as the latest fake news warning is issued. A post on […]

2 years ago
Alternative version of how Preston’s council ward boundaries could look

A stroll in Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling Moor Park would be kept as a ward in councillor Rankin’s proposals Pic: Paul Melling The leader of Preston City Council has tabled his alternative vision for how the city’s political […]

2 years ago
Preston grass cutting row continues as Lib Dems rebuked by Labour leader

Cllr Jason Jeffrey with one of the areas needing a trim The leader of Preston City Council has dismissed claims made by the Liberal Democrat group in the city regarding grass cutting. Ingol councillor Jason Jeffrey has written to the leaders […]

3 years ago
Preston Guild Wheel: Campaigners launch stinging attack against politicians over cycle route

Peter Ward, one of the founding members of the Guild Wheel, presents the petition and right, a cyclist out on the Wheel Pic: Paul Melling A former transport chief for Lancashire has launched a stinging attack on what she says is a ‘tearing up’ of the countryside around Preston. Nora Ward, who was cabinet member for […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Wheel: Vow to protect city cycle route to be debated by council

The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall The route of the Preston Guild Wheel may need to change as major housing developments are built in the North West of the city. Preston City Council’s leader, Peter Rankin, […]

3 years ago
Preston City Council budget: Could number of Preston councillors be cut?

Councillor John Potter, left, wants to see the number of councillors reduced, while Cllr Peter Rankin, right, has rubbished his proposal A call for the number of councillors to be culled at Preston City Council has been rebuffed. Liberal Democrats have argued there is a ‘democratic deficit’ on the city council […]

4 years ago
Will Preston back a Combined Authority for Lancashire?

Would the Combined Authority bring a new dawn to Preston and Lancashire? Pic: Tony Worrall Preston looks set to back creating a Combined Authority for Lancashire. Councillors in the city will be asked to vote on Thursday on whether the new combined authority should be […]

4 years ago
AskRankin: Five things we learned from the second quizzing of Preston City Council leader

Cllr Peter Rankin is interviewed by Sarah Fielden from the LEP Pic: Evening Post Leader of the Preston City Council has been taking questions via Prestonians in a second #AskRankin. The first last year saw the event live streamed and questions came in live […]

4 years ago
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