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‘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, […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
Sir Lindsay Hoyle visits Lancashire Resilience Hub to mark pandemic achievements

Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has visited a local mental health hub to celebrate its achievements during the pandemic. On Friday 11 March, the Chorley MP […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council’s Covid-19 vaccine work praised by government

A UK Government case study has named Lancashire Council an area of ‘good practice’ for its work vaccinating vulnerable residents. The Department of Health and Social Care’s Adult Social Care […]

2 months ago
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 […]

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 […]

3 months ago
Lancashire schools to receive air cleaning units under £150k council investment

Lancashire Council is providing county schools with air cleaning units under a £150k investment to help stop the spread of Omicron. On Monday, 24 January, the government announced it is […]

4 months ago
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