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Preston City Council local elections 2021: Preston Labour keep control of Town Hall as Tories return as official opposition

Labour retained their majority on Preston City Council as the Conservatives returned as the official opposition after picking up two seats. The Tories won in Greyfriars and Ingol and Cottam, […]

5 months ago
Preston Labour’s manifesto for 2021 local elections

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston Labour’s manifesto for the 2021 City Council elections is titled Building Resilience and Recovery in Preston. Among the policy commitments is an investment of an additional £1m in Covid-19 […]

5 months ago
Preston Labour group join the Big PNE Sleep Out efforts

Cllr Brown the morning after the night before Preston’s Labour group have confirmed they will be joining the Big PNE Sleep Out. Council leader Matthew Brown and his cabinet colleagues are going to be bedding down at Deepdale […]

2 years ago
Labour apologise for Preston Market Hall tweet ahead of offer to traders

Looking into the Market Hall building under the Covered Market Pic: Blog Preston Preston Labour have been forced to apologise and remove a tweet which ‘breached confidentiality’ around the future of Preston’s Market Hall. Councillors are due to hear two reports into the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years ago
Preston Labour expand city council cabinet with addition of ‘Preston Model’ role

Freddie Bailey is a new councillor for College ward The Preston Model now has a dedicated cabinet member responsible for driving it forward. Preston City Council’s Labour leader unveiled the cabinet positions during a meeting of the city council […]

2 years ago
Terminal illness protection for employees triggers Tory and Labour row in Preston

A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient Pic: Alterfines A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient Pic: Alterfines A Conservative councillor has criticised the city’s Labour group for an ’embarrassing’ motion about protecting the rights of those […]

3 years ago
Former council leader Peter Rankin to made Alderman of Preston

The former leader of Preston City Council looks set to become an Alderman of the city. Peter Rankin, who was leader of the council twice, has retired from politics as […]

3 years ago
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