Preston’s growth plans receive welcome boost from High Streets Task Force

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s ambitious growth plans have received a welcome boost from government following a visit from the High Streets Task Force. In January, the task force ran a workshop with representatives […]

7 months ago
Fishwick mother to start Preston climate change action group

Sonia Phillips Preston mother Sonia Phillips has set up a brand new grassroots climate action group, Climate Action Preston. Many of these groups have been popping up around the country in association […]

2 years ago
UCLan’s new vice chancellor has been announced – and he’s a familiar face

A new vice chancellor has been appointed to step into the role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the new academic year. Professor Graham Baldwin, currently Vice-Chancellor and […]

2 years ago
What we learned during the Preston local elections in 2019

The view across the election count in Preston Guild Hall on Friday Pic: Blog Preston It was the most interesting set of local elections for many years, even if the city didn’t really turn out to vote. t That’s my view anyway after many years […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston local elections 2019: See what each party wants to achieve

Counting at the Guild Hall for local election 2014 A knock at the door on a Saturday afternoon, it’s not the latest delivery from ASOS but someone wanting your vote. Local elections are in full swing for Preston City […]

2 years ago
Guest opinion: Conservatives outline their local election pledges for Preston

Sue Whittam, fourth from right, on the campaign trail with Preston Tories The makeup of Preston City Council will change dramatically with lots of experienced councillors having left and with the reduction in numbers due to boundary changes. Starting in the new […]

2 years ago
South Ribble local election 2019 candidates confirmed

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble goes to the polls in an all-out local election during May. All 50 seats in the borough are up for election. Below is a full list of everyone […]

2 years ago
New Preston council leader decided by Labour group

Councillor Matthew Brown Councillor Matthew Brown will be leader of Preston City Council Preston is to see a new man in power at the Town Hall as Labour elected a new leader on […]

3 years ago
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