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New taxi ranks planned for Fishergate side streets

The two streets off Fishergate will see new taxi ranks Pic: Tony Worrall New taxi ranks in Preston city centre have been put forward for approval. Black cabs will line up in Chapel Street, off Fishergate, and also in Theatre Street. The existing […]

2 years ago
Preston taxi driver caught smoking in his cab for second time

Taxi sign at Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Taxi sign at Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A black cab driver has been caught smoking in his vehicle. Preston City Council officers observed Azkar Hussain Aziz lighting a […]

4 years ago
Getting a taxi in Preston is about to become more costly

Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Taxi fares in Preston are due to rise after lobbying from drivers. Representatives of the RMT Union put their case for […]

4 years ago
Preston taxi driver fined for smoking in his cab

The driver was seen smoking in a black cab Pic: Liam/Doktorb The driver was seen smoking in a black cab Pic: Liam/Doktorb A Preston taxi driver has been caught and fined for smoking in his vehicle. Ghafoor Akthar, 60, pleaded guilty […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two Preston taxi drivers caught picking up fares illegally during undercover operation

Taxi sign at Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Two private hire taxi drivers in Preston have been fined for picking up customers without being prebooked. Naveed Akhtar of Carr Road, Nelson and Muhammad Waseem of Cemetery Road, Preston, […]

5 years ago
Preston taxi standards improving as city council hails more frequent tests

Taxis make their way down Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Tighter controls on taxis in Preston will not be introduced after council licensing officers managed to hit a target for ensuring cabs and private hire vehicles in the city are […]

6 years ago
Taxi driver licences to be renewed less often as law changes

Taxis make their way down Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Changes to how long taxi licences are issued for will cost Preston City Council at least £25,000 a year. Taxi drivers in the city are set to see their costs […]

6 years ago
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