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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 […]

1 year ago
Council announces traffic calming plans for Hoyles Lane in Cottam

Hoyles-Lane Road humps and a 20mph speed limit have been agreed for Hoyles Lane, Cottam, on the west side of Preston aimed at at reducing vehicle speed.  The proposals were agreed […]

2 years ago
Lancashire council defers Cuadrilla fracking decision for at least eight weeks amidst huge protests

  The decision on whether fracking would be given the go-ahead in Lancashire was deferred today, as expected. Shale Gas explorers Cuadrilla revised their request following a report that recommended not […]

7 years ago
Beware citizens advice phone scam in Preston

Scammers who claim to offer help with debts are phoning vulnerable people in Preston to try to get hold of their bank details. The caller claims to be from the […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Open Preston’ project launched to make Preston Council more transparent

A local journalist has started a project designed to make Preston Council more transparent. Daniel Bentley, who is currently studying at the University of Central Lancashire, has created ‘Open Preston‘ […]

9 years ago
Preston council meet this Thursday to make final budget decisions

budget wordle Preston Council officials are meeting this Thursday to make final decisions on budget plans for 2012/2013. 3.5% council tax rise is among the major proposals made by the councillors in […]

10 years ago
Analysis of Preston Council Budget: Where has money been saved?

Preston City Council have released the details of their new budget proposal, including a proposed rise in council tax by 3.5%. Yesterday I took a look at what the council […]

10 years ago
Businesses consider post-Tithebarn city development, discuss how to fix “deserted” city centre

Preston’s business leaders last night discussed options and potential development plans for restructuring the city after the collapse of the Tithebarn project. As part of a week of listening to […]

10 years ago
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