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Lancashire County Council approves New Deal for Greater Lancashire devolution plans

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall Council leaders have approved plans for a county deal that will see local powers take control of regional funding and decision-making. Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire identifies areas […]

4 months ago
Preston is amongst the top 25 UK cities for independent businesses

An almost empty Friargate in Preston city centre on Monday 1 February Pic: Tony Worrall A study that looked at which UK city has the strongest economy for small businesses, has placed Preston in the top 25 cities. Preston took 24th place in the list […]

4 months ago
Preston ‘one of the fastest-growing UK economies’ says new report

A busy looking Friargate and Orchard Street as restrictions eased on April 12 Pic: Blog Preston A national law firm has named Preston the fourth fasted-growing economy in the UK during 2021. The Irwin Mitchell report said Preston saw its economy grow by 8.5 per cent […]

6 months ago
The Harris regeneration works set to be completed in 2024 as the team receive £4.5m lottery funding

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris, Museum, Library and Art Gallery are set to receive £4.5m funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the £10m #HarrisYourPlace project. The scheme is set to make […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council plans to invest £12.8 million to aid post-COVID-19 economic recovery

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A £12.8million economic recovery and growth programme aimed at tackling some of the economic impacts of COVID-19 has been unveiled by Lancashire County Council. The proposed funding, which will be […]

2 years ago
Survey reveals slower growth for Lancashire’s manufacturing and service firms

Firms in Lancashire have experienced a slower growth according to revelations in the Quarterly Economic Survey from Lancashire’s Chamber of Commerce. The manufacturing and services firms were highlighted in the […]

7 years ago
Preston businesses to close – Dozens of jobs could be lost

More painful economic news emerged today that will impact the city. Joining the long list of high-street businesses effected by the economic downturn can be added Thomas Cook and Dreams. […]

9 years ago
BBC reports from Preston high street transformed by retail outlets closures

Preston high street in the news BBC Business Correspondent Emma Simpson walked down Fishergate in Preston today asking the question – what effect did big name closures have on the high […]

9 years ago
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