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Lancashire County Council confirm council tax increase and budget plans for 2022

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has this week set a £5 million levelling up fund to improve services across the county. The approved package of measures aims to improve roads, libraries, support […]

4 months ago
Friends of Harris Park urge Preston City Council to use Levelling Up Fund to buy site for community use

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall The Friends of Harris Park have urged Preston City Council to consider using the government’s Levelling Up Fund to bring the site back into community use. In a letter to […]

7 months ago
Old Tram Bridge restoration stalled due to lack of funding says Preston City Council

The Old Tram Bridge Preston City Council has cited a lack of funding as the leading obstacle for Old Tram Bridge. Former city councillor Daniel Dewhurst, who was involved in the creation of the Northern […]

8 months ago
Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council says funding bid for Old Tram Bridge repairs ‘will be considered’

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A bid for funding to repair the Old Tram Bridge is set to be considered. Preston City Council says the Government’s £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund may provide an opportunity to […]

10 months ago
Opinion: Levelling Up Fund presents game-changing opportunity to reopen Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling This is a guest post by Daniel Dewhurst, a former Preston City Councillor and resident of Avenham. It’s been more than two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed […]

10 months ago
Transport schemes in Preston and Lancashire could receive up to £50m boost

Work continuing on the Preston Western Distributor Pic: Blog Preston Moves to support a bid for up to £50million for transport schemes in Lancashire look set to be given the green light by councillors. The government has made £4.8billion available […]

12 months ago
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