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Preston Council budget: Grim warning sounded as referendum may be called on council tax rise

Back entrance to the Town Hall in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall “By 2020 there could be nothing left” This is the stark warning from Preston City Council’s finance chief. Councillor Martyn Rawlinson says ‘all options’ are on the table to find […]

6 years ago
Preston’s “progressive” council budget passed, Lib Dem and Tory amendments rejected

tithebarn area Preston Council’s budget proposals have been passed, with both Conservative and Liberal Democrat amendments rejected. The council will see its budget reduced by £5.5m (46%), a figure that Councillor Peter […]

10 years ago
Council sells just 3 copies of ‘Social Media Toolkit’ in a month

Back in June, we reported the news that Preston City Council had launched a ‘Social Media Toolkit’, priced at £199. The 168-page document is available to order on the council […]

10 years ago
Council charge for “guide to joining the social media revolution”

Preston City Council have launched a ‘Social Media Toolkit’, priced at £199. The 168-page document is available to order on the council website, and describes itself as “a complete guide […]

10 years ago
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