Menu

county councillor geoff driver

Lancashire County Council announce council tax rise and set new budget

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall 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 […]

4 months ago
Lancashire to be handed more ‘test and trace’ roles in tier-three coronavirus deal

Lancashire County Council Hall 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 […]

8 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’. […]

8 months ago
Who won the Lancashire County Council 2017 elections?

Geoff Driver retained his Preston North seat and is leader of the Lancashire Conservatives 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

Defibrillator's can be used to help those who have suffered a heart attack 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 […]

6 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Call for £23 million plan to be re-examined is dismissed

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station 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 Most Read
Preston in pictures Covered Market, PrestonPreston Court BuildingLawson Street6201 Princess Elizabeth57313 becomes the main engine6201 pulls into Preston Station for an engine changePreston CenotaphColourful & Shops On Lancaster Road a View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.