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Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates as pressure grows for government to ‘split Lancashire’ tiers

The Harris Museum looking festive in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have seen their coronavirus infection rates continue to fall. During Friday (27 November) the city saw 38 new confirmed coronavirus cases. South Ribble had 53 new […]

3 months ago
More restrictions highly likely – the ‘stark truth’ according to Lancashire leader

Councillor Geoff Driver Pic: Lancashire County Council The leader of Lancashire County Council is warning that it’s “highly likely” Lancashire will see further Covid-19 restrictions. Councillor Geoff Driver said the high infection rates in the county meant an […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council provides more information on potential restructure

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The leader of Lancashire County Council has written to the Government to provide further details about a proposal to restructure local government in Lancashire. Councillor Geoff Driver CBE has submitted […]

5 months ago
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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Live updates as Preston Youth Zone’s future is decided

Another view of the Youth Zone alongside the Bus Station A view of the Youth Zone alongside the Bus Station Preston Youth Zone’s future has been decided as Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meet at County Hall. In the works since […]

3 years ago
Preston county councillor confirmed as new leader of Lancashire County Council

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 A politician currently on police bail has been confirmed as the new leader of Lancashire County […]

4 years ago
Four men arrested in Lancashire County Council investigation released on bail

County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling County Hall Pic: Paul Melling The four men arrested as part of the investigation into the former partnership between One Connect and Lancashire County Council have been released on bail. […]

4 years ago
Preston set for superfast broadband speeds as £30m upgrade is confirmed

broadband router Broadband in Preston is set to hit superfast speeds as Lancashire County Council announced a mult-million pound round of investment. The county council will pump £4.7 million in to see […]

9 years ago
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