Uber expands ‘local cab’ feature to Preston

It has been announced today that Uber is extending its Local Cab to more areas across Lancashire, including Preston. Passengers will be able to open the Uber App and select […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council asks for residents’ views on new taxi licensing policies

Taxi rank at Preston Station Pic: tony Worrall Preston City Council has invited residents to have their say on new taxi and private hire licensing policies. The council have launched a consultation on new draft policies to licence […]

8 months ago
Preston taxi drivers fear for their lives after series of attacks

AAA Taxis damaged cab Preston taxi drivers say they fear for their safety after a spate of attacks on their cars. The attacks, which are concentrated around New Hall Lane and Blackpool Road, involve […]

1 year ago
A new scheme is making Preston taxis even safer

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate Preston has become the latest authority to sign up to a national safety register for cabbies. The National Register of Taxi and Private Hire Licence Revocations and Refusals means drivers […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 years ago
County budget: Carer mum says future’s glum

One of the major casualties of the county cuts is care for those with learning disabilities. ANDREW SNELL speaks to a mother who will be affected by the slashed services. […]

11 years ago
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