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Benefits of City Deal are felt in first year

Lord Heseltine will speak as part of a panel discussing the City Deal The £370m Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal, designed to invest in the city’s infrastructure including roads, transport and job growth has seen benefits in its first year. The […]

3 months ago
Lancashire locals urged to attend adoption event

Lancashire County Council offices An information event is to be held  offering advice and guidance for anyone wishing to adopt. Anyone thinking about adopting is invited to attend County Hall on Fishergate Hill on […]

3 months ago
Preston City Council launch automatic response to enquiry calls

computer-con-300x199 Preston City Council is launching an automatic answering service which will see calls answered immediately. Inform 360 is an interactive voice response system meaning a computer will respond to callers through […]

3 months ago
Preston planning chief rebuffs claims of “secret” Town Hall decisions

Cllr Jason Jeffrey and Cllr John Swindells The man in charge of planning and development at Preston City Council has responded to criticism over a “secret meeting”. Councillor Jason Jeffrey claims the city council has u-turned on […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate Hill Conservation Area review begins

Looking down Fishergate Hill Pic: Tony Worrall Want to know more about Fishergate Hill and the character which makes it special? Preston City Council is reviewing the Conservation Area applied to the road leading up to the […]

3 months ago
Arts charity Curious Minds to open in Preston Guild Hall

An artist impression of how the Curious Minds headquarters may look A charity aimed at encouraging young people into the creative sector and the arts is moving to Preston city centre. Curious Minds has chosen to relocate to Preston Guild Hall […]

4 months ago
Disabled toilet could be built at Chapel Yard car park

Changing Places toilets are much larger and have all the kit needed for disabled users Pic: Mencap A new toilet at a car park dedicated for disabled people and their families could be installed. The Changing Places toilet would be the fourth of its kind in Preston […]

4 months ago
Superfast broadband scheme Preston City Deal “exceeding expectations”

The scheme upgrades existing broadband connections Pic: Sean McEntee Preston businesses have been plugged into superfast broadband connections 136 times since a government-funded scheme kicked in. The City Deal scheme allows small and medium-size firms to access free faster […]

4 months ago
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