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Preston City Council’s Deputy Mayor is standing down

Pauline Brown is stepping down as Deputy Mayor Councillor Mrs Pauline Brown will step down as Deputy Mayor of Preston at Council on 19th December. The councillor is standing down in order to focus on her recovery and […]

1 week ago
Preston residents urged to recycle efficiently

The bags of waste were discovered in Fulwood and linked back to the tattoo studio Preston residents are being asked to be careful with what they are recycling. Preston City Council has reported that some paper and card has been rejected by the company that […]

1 month ago
A new scheme is making Preston taxis even safer

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate Preston has become the latest authority to sign up to a national safety register for cabbies. The National Register of Taxi and Private Hire Licence Revocations and Refusals means drivers […]

2 months ago
How over 3,000 people used Preston’s holiday hunger markets this summer

Food available at a Holiday Market This summer over 3,000 people visited markets across Preston aimed at helping to ease holiday hunger. The Holiday Market project was supported by Preston City Council and delivered by schools, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Apartment plans for St Joseph’s Orphanage unveiled

The future of St Joseph’s Orphanage has finally been revealed after more than a decade of uncertainty. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council for a scheme of homes […]

2 months ago
Travellers face uncertain future as council plans to sell of Leighton Street site

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google Leighton Street Traveller Site faces an uncertain future after Lancashire County Council said it will sell it site on. The site, which currently has 14 pitches, is one of three […]

2 months ago
A rent cut and a promise of a warmer winter – what Preston City Council says it will do for market traders

The new entrance to the market at the Orchard Street end Pic: Tony Worrall Market traders have been offered a 30% rent cut in a bid to boost the struggling market hall. In May, traders wrote to Preston City Council to demand a 50% […]

3 months ago
Slice N Shake leaves the market after just five months

Slice n Shake has become the latest stall to leave the Market Hall just five months after it opened. The pizza and milkshake store opened in March in the former […]

3 months ago
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