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Leader Live: Your chance to ask questions direct to Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin

Where is Preston heading? The future of the city will be discussed What’s the biggest issue facing Preston? What should those in power at the Town Hall do? We’re going to be quizzing Preston City Council leader councillor Peter Rankin in a […]

7 years ago
Clampdown on Winckley Square advertising boards launched

Estate agents will have to apply for permission to put up to let or for sale boards A clampdown on advertising boards on Winckley Square has been announced. For sale and to let boards hang on many buildings on the Georgian Square and its surrounding streets. Now […]

7 years ago
City council leader vows to continue with cinema plan for market site

The indoor market building would be demolished under the city council proposals Pic: Garry Cook The leader of Preston City Council has vowed to continue with plans for the city markets despite criticism from traders. Councillor Peter Rankin says he will stand by proposals to […]

7 years ago
Indoor Market plan ruffles traders as Preston City Council prepare to appoint architect

Candid view of a pie counter in Preston's Indoor Market Market traders have voiced their concerns as Preston City Council pushes ahead with its proposal to demolish the Indoor Market. Council leader Peter Rankin has written to all stallholders outlining […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A new lamb: Preston City Council has new logo designed by UCLan lecturer

The new city council logo A new logo for Preston City Council has been unveiled. If you follow the council on Twitter or visit their website you will have already seen the new lamb. The […]

7 years ago
Preston City Deal: Lord Heseltine to visit as multi-million pound scheme begins

Lord Heseltine will speak as part of a panel discussing the City Deal A multi-million injection of cash into new roads and housing in Preston is due to launch on Tuesday. Lord Michael Heseltine, advisor to the Prime Minister on economic growth, leads […]

7 years ago
Preston Bus Station transferred to Lancashire County Council for £1

Preston City Council has transferred Preston Bus Station to the county council for £1. In December last year the city council decided to approve a deal with County Hall for […]

7 years ago
Council cutbacks see Town Hall reception reduce hours from April

A council service which deals with more than 41,000 visitors a year will operate for two hours less every weekday. The contact centre at the Town Hall will now not […]

7 years ago
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