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Mayor of Preston appeal raises over £3,000 for Ukraine relief

A local Ukraine relief appeal has provided over £3,000 to the Polish Red Cross in Preston’s twin city, Kalisz. The Mayor of Preston’s appeal raised the funding over two weeks […]

2 months ago
Preston city centre to display Jubilee-themed illuminations this weekend

An array of Jubilee-themed lights and decorations will this weekend illuminate Preston city centre until the end of June. From 25 March, residents will enjoy red, blue and white lighting […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council to build affordable housing in city centre

The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google An officer working group at Preston Council is in the initial stages of a proposal to deliver affordable housing to the city centre. The group has started plans for a […]

2 months ago
Preston retains best city to live and work in North West title

Preston's skyline as viewed from Cuerdale Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir A levelling up growth index has named Preston the highest performing city in the North West. The Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index has recognised Preston as the best city […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston planning applications for March 11 to 18

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications registered with Preston City Council for March 11 to 18. Reserved matters application (namely appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) pursuant to outline planning permission 06/2020/0269 […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week March 12 to 18

Signs of spring all across Preston, daffodils in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Sunshine has finally arrived in Preston, with springtime well on its way and residents looking ahead to the summer. This week, residents have continued to show their support for Ukrainian refugees […]

2 months 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 […]

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 […]

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