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Preston welcomes new Mayor, Cllr Neil Darby

The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Neil Darby as its 694th Mayor and one of the youngest to hold the role, as far as our personal records show, at just 34 years old.

Grant Funding to Voluntary, Community and Faith Sectors

Five glasses with gold coins in them

The Council is pleased to open the application process for its grant funding for Voluntary, Community and Faith (VCFS) groups. Each organisation can apply for up to £5,000 per priority area.

Funding available

Brockholes Brow road closure

Brockholes Brow - Google Maps


Brockholes Brow, one of Lancashire's main A roads is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment.

Road Closure

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The Queen's Jubilee 

Throughout the four day celebrations there will be national and local events and ceremonies which will be supported by community events taking place across the UK.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee