Lancashire County Council have announced that council tax will increase by 3.99% to fund an extra £17million to be spent on roads, flood defences and walking and cycling schemes by […]7 months ago Lancashire to be handed more ‘test and trace’ roles in tier-three coronavirus deal
Lancashire will start to take control of more of the test and trace system, under the new tier-three measures. A support package, understood to be worth £42m, has been secured […]11 months ago Tier-three negotiations for Preston and Lancashire continue as political leaders clash
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’. […]11 months ago Who won the Lancashire County Council 2017 elections?
Geoff Driver retained his Preston North seat and is leader of the Lancashire Conservatives County Hall has been turned a shade of blue as the Conservatives swept back into power. […]4 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Cricket club part-way towards buying defibrillator for Fulwood
A cricket club in the North West of the city has received partial funding towards buying a defibrillator. Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club has been given £390 by Preston North […]7 years ago Preston Bus Station: Call for £23 million plan to be re-examined is dismissed
Preston Bus Station’s £23 million future remains on track, as county councillors voted not to force the proposals to be re-examined. Claims the finances didn’t stack up and the proposed […]7 years ago Friends of Haslam Park miss out on funding for new seats from fallen trees
A park group are half-way to securing the funding needed to turning fallen trees into new seats for Haslam Park. The Friends of Haslam Park have been applying to local […]7 years ago Most Discussed