Daily Archives: May 26, 2016


Measures to ease traffic problems on Fishergate are to be introduced including stopping traffic turning right from Butler Street to Fishergate and restricting traffic on the lower section of Fishergate to buses and delivery vehicles. The measures are being introduced following meetings between representatives of Preston’s business community and senior […]

New measures to ease peak-time Fishergate congestion



Responding to the National Audit Office report on discharging older patients from hospital, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, the Local Government Association’s (LGA’s) Community Wellbeing spokeswoman, said: “No one’s elderly parent, grandparents or friends should be left unnecessarily in a hospital bed, when they could be treated in the comfort and dignity […]

LGA: Response to NAO report on delayed discharges



The European Commission has found that the UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 complies with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to connect as many homes and businesses as possible throughout the UK to high speed broadband. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy said: “Today’s decision endorses UK […]

State aid: Commission endorses UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020


The European Commission has approved 14 new projects under the Partnership Instrument to boost the EU’s cooperation with our partner countries. These new projects will underpin the EU’s strategic objectives in external relations, boosting our common engagement in priority areas. The European Commission has approved 14 new projects under the Partnership […]

14 new projects approved under the Partnership Instrument to boost ...