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Lancashire County Council respond over government Investment Zone plans

Cllr Phillippa Williamson and Cllr Aidy Riggott on a construction site Pic: Lancashire County Council Lancashire has been confirmed as one of the areas being considered as a possible location for a new Investment Zone On Friday 23 September, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the […]

2 years ago
Preston to receive £85k in Levelling Up funds for green spaces in urban areas

Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling The Government has allocated £85,000 of the Levelling Up Parks Fund to Preston City Council to create new or significantly refurbished green spaces in urban areas that need it most. […]

2 years ago
Old Tram Bridge secures spot in Preston City Council’s ‘Levelling Up’ bid

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Old Tram Bridge has secured a spot in Preston and South Ribble’s £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid that may see the building of a replacement foot and cycle bridge if successful. […]

2 years ago
Preston and South Ribble plans within £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid

Preston and South Ribble have launched bids for the Levelling Up Fund as part of a county council request seeking £50m for ‘exciting projects’. Preston City Council’s bid focuses on two […]

2 years ago
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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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