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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 […]

2 months ago
Preston Local Plan: Council urged to accept amended Garden City masterplan

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes A masterplan for how Preston can build thousands of new homes is one step away from being given the green light. Councillors will meet on Thursday to discuss whether to […]

2 months ago
Lancashire County Council rejects fracking application

Anti-Fracking demonstrators from across the UK gather in Preston the headquarters of Lancashire County Council. Councillors are debating whether to give the go-ahead to two applications to Frack in the County by energy firm Caudrilla Lancashire County Council has rejected an application from Cuadrilla to frack at two sites in Lancashire. Applause broke out in the public benches that quickly echoed onto social media to […]

2 months ago
Tithebarn failures: Preston Vision Board and its offshoot company to be formally shut down

The sun sets over Preston An organisation which was due to bring regeneration to Preston city centre has been officially closed. Preston Vision Limited¬†– a registered company and offshoot of the Preston Vision Board – […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Park It festivals for Preston youngsters return during the summer

ashton-park630 A series of events for teenagers in Preston return during the summer holidays. Park It sees Preston’s parks have a range of different activities on them from bouncy castles, gladiator […]

2 months ago
Allotment sites to be reviewed by Preston City Council as stricter rules on lapsed tenants considered

Allotments in the city Stricter rules on allotment tenants who do not look after their plots are to be considered by Preston City Council. A study into allotment sites in the city found the […]

2 months ago
New movable benches on Preston Flag Market

Having a break on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall New benches on Preston Flag Market have been proving popular. Preston City Council has bought a number of the movable benches. Large blue wheels allow the benches to be moved […]

2 months ago
Call for more support of Armed Forces veterans in Preston

Veterans marching at Armed Forces Day 2014 Pic: Gill Lawson More needs to be done to support Armed Forces veterans in Preston according to a new study. Councillors are calling for Preston City Council’s cabinet to endorse their recommendations for […]

2 months ago
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