Council news 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.
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.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Preston City Council have joined forces to cement their commitment to the city's creative culture.
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.
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.
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.
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 has issued a response to the government's proposed changes to the national planning system: 'Planning for the future'.