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National planning award success for Preston’s City Living Strategy

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council’s planning department has been judged to provide “an exemplary approach to identifying, unlocking and kick-starting brownfield housing sites.” The City Living Strategy has won the Planning for Increased Housing […]

6 days ago
Preston coronavirus rates are decreasing amid local restrictions

Woman finishing coronavirus test According to the latest Public Health England (PHE) report, the data being collected for Preston is demonstrating a positive trend, with a decrease in cases per 100,000. Preston residents, communities […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Town Hall raises flags for South Asian Heritage Month

India and Pakistan flags above Town Hall Flags were raised alongside the Union flag at the front of Preston’s Town Hall over the weekend of 14-16 August to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM). Read more: ‘I’m doing […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council leader supports sick pay for residents in isolation

Councillor Matthew Brown Councillor Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council, has expressed his support for people in isolation due to coronavirus to receive statutory sick pay. Councillor Brown is supporting the newly […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Health and economy at risk from complacency as Preston faces new lockdown

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling The chief executive of Preston City Council has warned people’s health and the economy are at risk from complacency over coronavirus in Preston. Speaking on BBC Radio Lancashire, Adrian Philips […]

2 months ago
Safety action plan aims to bring people back to Preston city centre

Preston City Council has submitted an action plan to Central Government, designed to encourage people to return to the city centre safely as part of the European Regional Development Fund’s […]

2 months ago
New market canopy set for installation to give traders a warmer winter

A new canopy to improve conditions for shoppers and traders on Preston Market is set to be installed next month. Work will begin on the walkway canopy on August 3 […]

2 months ago
Aldi rebuild set to increase size of Deepdale store

Aldi on Blackpool Road Aldi Foodstore in Deepdale is set to be demolished to make way for a larger premises. The plans were approved by the council this week which will see an extra […]

2 months ago
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