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Preston City Council joins calls for greater devolved financial powers

Early morning Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is one of a number of cities outside of London calling on the government for more powers. A new report, launched at the Conservative party Autumn conference in Manchester, […]

6 years ago
Preston old Post Office to be marketed as hotel or leisure venue

The Old Post Office has stood empty in the centre of Preston for years Pic: Shabbagaz What used to be Preston’s Post Office in the city centre could become a new hotel or leisure venue. Standing on Birley Street the redevelopment of the building has become […]

6 years ago
Preston City Council cutbacks: City hit with one of biggest decreases in government funding

Preston City Council has taken one of the largest cuts in government funding in England. Figures announced by the government show Preston Town Hall will see a 6.4 per cent […]

6 years ago
Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin to reject report suggesting his pay should rise

peter rankin Preston City Council’s leader is taking action to stop himself getting a pay rise. Councillor Peter Rankin is set to table a motion to reject an independent report which would […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leader Peter Rankin seeks permission to chop tree in Ashton Conservation Area

Garden Walk in Ashton is within a Conservation Area which limits development Preston City Council leader councillor Peter Rankin is planning some pruning at home as well as at the Town Hall. With the local authority going through major restructuring at a […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall deal revealed: Why it went for £1, the Preston City Council clawback option and no sex shops allowed

New frontage of the Guild Hall put up on the day Simon Rigby took over The full details of the sale of Preston Guild Hall into private ownership have been revealed. A Freedom of Information request by Blog Preston shows what Simon Rigby and Preston […]

7 years ago
Preston Markets plan: Architects formally appointed as next stage beckons

The indoor market building would be demolished under the city council proposals Pic: Garry Cook Architects have been formally appointed for the first stage in Preston Markets plan. Preston City Council’s cabinet approved the £161,375 signing up of IBI Taylor Young Limited on Wednesday night […]

7 years ago
Watch: Live Q&A with Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin

Leader Live promo You can see a replay of the Leader Live debate here. House rules. No swearing, keep on topic and we will do our best to answer as many as possible. […]

7 years ago
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