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Lancashire County Council awarded £2.4m to support victims of domestic abuse

Lancashire County Council has been awarded just over £2.4m to support victims of domestic abuse. The funding, which has been provided by the government, means the county council can continue […]

3 months ago
Preston MP slams government for leaving residents on ‘cliff edge’

Preston MP Mark Hendrick According to Sir Mark Hendrick MP, nearly 5,300 people living in Preston, which has additional Covid-19 restrictions, face a ‘jobs cliff edge’ in a few weeks’ time. He says that […]

9 months ago
Preston RAGE group wants to ‘work with Preston City Council’ to save greenspace

Greenspace being developed in Preston Preston RAGE (Residents Against Greenspace Extinction) want to work with Preston City Council during large scale developments in the city to save greenspace around Preston The group started on Facebook […]

10 months ago
Public sector cuts hit the North hardest

Government cuts in the public sector are hitting parts of the North hardest, according to a new study by a research group. Centre for Cities said the North West, North […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Have your say on the future of Preston’s policing

This is a guest post from Councillor Malcolm Doherty, the Police Authority Chair. The official public consultation on how people can have their say on the closure of police stations […]

10 years ago
Preston counsellor criticises government’s alcohol deal

Lesley Threlfall knows more than most people about helping alcoholics. She has worked with them for 10 years. So when someone with her experience criticises the government’s alcohol policy, it’s […]

10 years ago
Preston pubs struggling to survive as government policies hit hard

Susan Carr has seen a lot during her time as owner of The Variety pub on Adelphi Street. She has been the landlady for more than 11 years. But now, […]

10 years ago
Councillors: Youth cuts are ‘disgusting’

Plans to cut the funding of a youth crime prevention programme have been met with anger by Preston councillors. The area’s Youth Inclusion Project (YIP) is to lose £82,000 in […]

10 years ago
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