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Preston Council leader writes to Prime Minister calling for adequate funds to tackle coronavirus crisis

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council, Matthew Brown, has written to the Prime Minister urging for adequate funds to help local councils tackle the coronavirus crisis. In a letter shared […]

2 months ago
Free parking offer in Preston city centre

Car park in Tenterfield Street One hour’s free parking will be available at two Preston city centre car parks from this Saturday (9 May). Preston City Council has announced the four-week offer in a bid to […]

2 months ago
Mayor of Preston to make history with a second year in office

The Mayor of Preston councillor David Borrow is to make history when he becomes the first mayor to serve a second year in the role during peace time. Cllr Borrow […]

3 months ago
Annual Easter Avenham ‘Egg Rolling’ cancelled due to Coronavirus

The traditional and much-loved Egg Rolling annual event is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. The annual event has been a big Easter tradition for Prestonians for over 150 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Views sought on Preston rules around multiple occupancy houses

houses on avenham place Residents and landlords are being asked their views on the current rules about houses of multiple occupancy (HMOs) in some areas of the city. Preston City Council is carrying out […]

4 months ago
Funding available for new taxi drivers in Preston

Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has teamed up with training provider Antrec Limited to provide assistance and training for applicants wanting to become a taxi or private hire driver in Preston. The […]

5 months ago
New car park opens in Preston city centre

Car park in Tenterfield Street A new short stay car park has temporarily opened on the service road of the former Indoor Market in Preston. The car park will be available for around 12 months. […]

5 months ago
Preston businesses to be encouraged to pay the Real Living Wage

Harris lit in winter sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall An initiative to help Preston businesses become Real Living Wage employers will launch next week. ‘A real wage for Preston’ will be launched by Preston City Council at the Harris on Thursday 23 January. The aim is […]

6 months ago
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