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Preston City Council in discussions with Government over missed Old Tram Bridge funding deadlines

CGI of the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge Preston City Council says discussions are ongoing with the Government after it was revealed works to replace the Old Tram Bridge will not meet funding deadlines. Earlier this month, work […]

12 hours ago
Preston Volunteers to host a week of events to celebrate volunteers in the city

A group of Preston Volunteers have arranged celebrations in the city centre. Preston Volunteers have announced a week of events celebrating the achievements of volunteers and organisations in Preston. The events will run from 3 to 7 June, in line with National […]

2 days ago
Prominent Preston City Council Labour councillor David Borrow resigns triggering by-election for Lea and Larches

A prominent Labour councillor at Preston City Council has resigned in a move that will trigger a by-election for his vacant ward seat. Cllr David Borrow, who was also the […]

5 days ago
Bar owner feels ‘picked on’ by police who have called for a licence review

Tulketh Tap Room Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of a Preston micro-pub says he feels “victimised” after police requested another licensing review. Lancashire Constabulary last week applied for Preston City Council to review the premises licence […]

1 week ago
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Outgoing Preston mayor Yakub Patel recalls King Charles’ message to city

Cllr Yakub Patel and his wife The outgoing mayor of Preston says he was “in shock” when King Charles stopped to greet him at a royal garden party – and asked him to send a message […]

1 week ago
Preston’s new mayor takes up the role at the third time of asking

Phil Crowe becoming Preston mayor It took a little bit of persuading before Preston’s new mayor agreed to don the ceremonial chains of office. In fact, Phil Crowe turned down the offer twice – not […]

1 week ago
Public exhibition put on display ahead of demolition of Old Tram Bridge

People looking at the exhibition in Pavilion Cafe An exhibition showing how the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge will look has gone on display. Key stakeholders met last week to announce plans to replace the historic and […]

1 week ago
Customers driven away from 130-year-old Preston business by lorries blocking street

Granthams on Hope Street, Preston The boss of a 130-year-old Preston business says customers are being driven away – and staff driven to distraction – by lorries blocking the tiny cobbled street on which it […]

2 weeks ago
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