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Preston City Council appoints new deputy chief executive

Preston City Council has appointed a new deputy chief executive after the retirement of Neil Fairhurst. Preston City Council announced the appointment of Sarah Threlfall following an extensive recruitment process. […]

2 weeks ago
Preston residents to benefit as government plans £5.9m adult numeracy scheme

A new £5.9m scheme to boost adult numeracy skills in Lancashire will move forward this autumn. The government’s flagship Multiply programme will be delivered through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, […]

2 weeks ago
Brookfield ward councillor by-election information after John Browne’s death

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has posted a vacancy for the Brookfield Ward councillor role after the passing of John Browne. Preston Council published the vacancy on its website, with the formal […]

3 months ago
‘Much-loved’ South Ribble councillor Bill Evans passes away aged 62

Tributes have poured in for South Ribble councillor Bill Evans, who has sadly passed away aged 62. Councillor Evans, a much-loved Dad to Hayley and Kim and a dearly loved brother, […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council adopts Leighton Street Traveller site

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google Preston Council has agreed to adopt the Leighton Street Traveller site and will now take on its management responsibilities. On 24 February, Preston City Council unanimously agreed they would adopt […]

3 months ago
Preston political leaders unite in tribute to councillor John Browne

Councillor John Browne Preston councillors have paid their respects to Councillor John Browne, who has sadly passed away aged 71. As the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, John worked as Chair […]

3 months ago
Judge backs South Ribble Borough Council over sacking chief executive

South Ribble Borough Council chief executive Heather McManus An employment tribunal has backed a decision to sack a former South Ribble Borough Council chief executive. The tribunal vindicated South Ribble Borough Council’s decision to dismiss Heather McManus in […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council approves New Deal for Greater Lancashire devolution plans

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall Council leaders have approved plans for a county deal that will see local powers take control of regional funding and decision-making. Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire identifies areas […]

5 months ago
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