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Council tax set to rise by 3.5% as Preston tightens its belt

tithebarn area A council tax rise for Preston households is on the table as the city decides how to spends its money up until 2016. The three-year financial plan for Preston City […]

10 years ago
Opinion: This is a Preston council budget aimed at promoting fairness in our city

You don’t need me to tell you again just how much government grant Preston City Council has lost since the coalition took control in Westminster – almost half – from […]

10 years ago
Council’s online bus wins national digital inclusion award

The Citizenzone bus has been praised for helping residents A mobile bus which aims to get the people of Preston online has won a national award. Preston City Council’s CitizenZone vehicle takes to the streets to teach people who […]

10 years ago
Council set to freeze burial charges before 2013 increase

preston cemetery Burial charges in Preston are set to be frozen this year. Councillor John Swindells is expected to agree to hold prices ahead of a 4% increase in 2013. An exclusive […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Ignatius Square set for tree replanting

st igantius church One of Preston’s protected areas is set to see trees felled to make it safer for pedestrians. St Ignatius Square in the St Georges ward will be revamped after concerns […]

10 years ago
Signature milestone reached for Save Preston Bus Station epetition as deadline nears

preston bus station A petition demanding a city-wide referendum on the future of Preston Bus Station closes tomorrow. The epetition has attracted nearly 1,500 signatures as campaigners attempt to stop the demolition of […]

10 years ago
Preston councillors blast government over solar panel pricing review

solar panel at uclan Two Preston councillors have accused the government of “strangling the solar industry at birth” by making cuts to the price of energy sold from solar panels. A motion tabled at […]

10 years ago
2012: What’s in Preston council’s inbox for the first few months of the New Year

The new J. B. Firth Forensic Science building, part of the University in Preston takes shape The next twelve months will be of tremendous importance for the city of Preston, with the upcoming Guild celebrations dominating proceedings. But with some of the largest budget cuts of […]

10 years ago
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