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Preston Police to hold community engagement day in Plungington

Plungington Road Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Police will today visit Plungington to speak to residents as part of a community engagement event. Today (Wednesday 15 December), police will gather in the area, with an increased […]

8 months ago
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 […]

2 years ago
Government grant helps council support vulnerable residents in Preston

Five pound note and pound coins As part of its response to COVID-19, the Government has provided local authorities in England with new grant funding to support economically vulnerable people and households in their local area. […]

2 years ago
Families given access to free school meal vouchers during summer holidays

Free school meal voucher scheme for summer holidays welcomed by Lancashire County Council Some families in Preston will now receive free school meal vouchers during the school summer holidays. This follows the launch of the government’s Covid Summer Food Fund to support children […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston outdoor market set to open next week with social distancing measures in place

Flower stalls being set up at Preston Outdoor Market pre-lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall The Outdoor Market at Preston Markets will reopen from Wednesday 3 June, welcoming back the long standing, independent traders. However the second-hand market will remain closed due to difficulties with […]

2 years ago
Preston Council’s financial position is improving

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall The financial position at Preston City Council is showing healthy signs. Councillors are to be told in the latest outturn report the city council is able to put additional funds […]

3 years ago
St George’s Shopping Centre revamp gets the go ahead

A view looking up Friargate towards the revamped shopping centre A view looking up Friargate towards the revamped shopping centre Friargate will have a brand new look now that plans to revamp a Preston shopping centre have been confirmed. Councillors […]

4 years ago
Prestonians braved the weather for Easter Egg Rolling 2018

Preston’s popular Easter Egg Rolling tradition was not ruined, despite the torrential weather conditions that blessed the city. Rain, hail and wind did not stop avid egg rollers braving the […]

4 years ago
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