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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
Preston City Council leader joins calls for national ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston Council leader, Matthew Brown has joined the calls for a national circuit breaker lockdown. The call comes following the introduction of the three-tier system which began today (Wednesday, 14 […]

8 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 […]

8 months ago
Shadow chancellor to visit Preston on Thursday

John McDonnell speaking at UCLan The Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell MP will visit Preston on Thursday to launch Labour’s local election campaign. Mr McDonnell will be the guest speaker at the launch […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston wins ‘council of the year’ for local economic model

Dawn breaking over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Dawn breaking over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s council has been named as Labour ‘council of the year’. The Labour Party holds its annual awards for councils and Preston has […]

3 years ago
Listen: Jade Morgan becomes one of UK’s youngest councillors

Leader of Lancashire County Council Jennifer Mein with Jade Marie Morgan One of the youngest councillor’s in the UK has been elected in Preston. Jade Marie Morgan, 18, won for Labour in the St Matthews ward. She replaces Veronica Afrin who […]

5 years ago
Labour Party dismiss ballot paper address concerns

Labour Party Concerns over different addresses found on Labour leadership ballot papers and pre-paid envelopes have been dismissed by the Labour Party. Voters may have spotted that the address and postcode  on […]

6 years ago
Preston MP brands new constituency boundaries “gerrymandering”

The Boundary Commission plans to reduce the number of Lancashire seats from 16 to 14 as part of an overhaul of the county’s political landscape. Parts of inner city Preston […]

10 years ago
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