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Council news 2020

Face masks to be delivered with food parcels (17 December 2020)

Face masks sewn by local community volunteers are to be delivered with food parcels to those in financial hardship in Preston, helping to keep people safe during the pandemic.

Leave a Christmas ribbon at Preston Cemetery baby area (15 December 2020)

Two Christmas trees have been delivered and planted in the baby memorial area at Preston Cemetery. Families who have sadly lost babies and young children are invited to leave a ribbon on one of the trees as a way of including their loved ones in Christmas celebrations.

Aunty Dolly's expands at Preston Markets

Popular and long standing business, Aunty Dolly's expands at Preston Markets.

City's creative culture receives a boost (10 December 2020)

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Preston City Council have joined forces to cement their commitment to the city's creative culture.

Malaysian Food Trader set to open at Preston Markets

Lapar Malaysian Cuisine is opening at Preston Markets on Saturday 28th November 2020.

Preston Markets Welcomes New Trader

Independent craft business, DD Practical, is now open on the Box Market at Preston Markets.

Real Living Wage - early implementation of new rates for council staff (13 November 2020)

To tie in with the new pay rates announced by the Living Wage Foundation, the Leader and Cabinet requested the new rates be effective from 1 December 2020 for council staff as opposed to waiting until April 2021, when they would usually be implemented.

Retired Veterans Council President honoured by City of Preston (11 November)

The recently retired President of Preston and District Veterans Council has been entered into Preston's Book of Recognition and Friendship and awarded a Certificate of Recognition to mark his work supporting the city's military veterans.

Remembrance Sunday 2020

Watch the pre-recorded Remembrance Service for 2020 as we can't gather together this year to commemorate the fallen.

Making Spend Matter Network Launches Procurement Toolkit (6 November 2020)

Over the past 2 years, our Partners across Europe have worked in collaboration and is pleased to announce the launch of the Making Spend Matter Toolkit.

Statement on withdrawal from Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (5 November 2020)

At Preston City Council's Cabinet meeting on 4 November 2020, the decision was taken to withdraw Preston City Council from the Central Lancashire Memorandum of Understanding.

Preston City Council responds to proposed changes to the national planning system (03 November)

Preston City Council has issued a response to the government's proposed changes to the national planning system: 'Planning for the future'.

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