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Economic boost for South Ribble

Adoption of a landmark plan has been heralded as a huge boost for the economic growth of South Ribble.Members of South Ribble Borough Council agreed to adopt a Local Plan for the area, which sets out a strong vision to enhance the borough as a place to live and do business over the next decade. Following extensive consultations and legal processes, the plan was officially agreed at Wednesday’s full council meeting.The Local Plan will guide future housing developments, business and commercial locations, transport infrastructure and education facilities, which will lead to significant investment in community facilities and urban centres. Its adoption further strengthens the Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal, with many of the projects identified within it underpinned by the plan.

Budget announced

Geoge Osborne announces a budget that delivers security for working people and fairness to the taxpayer. This Government is cutting taxes for working people so that they keep more of what they earn and introducing a National Living Wage for all working people aged 25 and over. This means that two and a half million people will get a direct pay rise.

Budget News

George Osborne delivers is a budget that offers security for working people and fairness to the taxpayer. The Government is cutting taxes for working people so that they keep more of what they earn and introducing a National Living Wage for all working people aged 25 and over. This means that two and a half million people will get a direct pay rise. 

The Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show

Don your finest outfit and accept our invitation to join us in the Ladies Marquee for a very special day for you and your party. The Day brings a welcome glass of bubbly, Afternoon Tea & Flower Demonstration by the famous TV Florist CARL WILDE (as seen on This Morning TV) 

Jobless Figures for South Ribble

The total number of unemployed claimants in South Ribble constituency in April 2015 was 694. This represents a rate of 1.4% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 482nd highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest claimant rate, 650th = lowest claimant rate).

Jobless figures

The total number of unemployed claimants in South Ribble constituency in April 2015 was 694. This represents a rate of 1.4% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 482nd highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest claimant rate, 650th = lowest claimant rate).

Making your vote count!

As thousands of postal votes start to be returned the 2015 general and local elections are well underway, please ensure you return your Conservative vote in time for May 7th. The election is one of the most inportant of our times, we can't afford to let Labour destroy all the hard work by local and national Conservatives and every vote is needed to return us to office 

South Ribble Council budget speech in full

Read Councillor Stephen Robinson's South Ribble Borough Council budget speech prior to the Conservative led administation freezing their element of the council tax for the 5th time in six years!

South Ribble Council Budget Revealed

Conservative controlled South Ribble Borough Council’s share of Council Tax will be frozen for the fifth time in six years, staying at £208.30 per year for a band D property in 2015/16. It means householders will not have to pay a penny extra for services from waste collection and recycling to environmental health and maintenance of our award-winning parks. This has been achieved with the help of a Council Tax Freeze Grant of £77,037 from the government.

President's black tie dinner

As the General and Local elections loom we’ve decided to have a break from politics for one night only and raise the spirits with a Neil Diamond tribute singer. Songs everyone will instantly recognise, like Mr. Bojangles, Solitary Man, Beautiful Noise and many, many more.
So come on you “Cracklin’ Rosies”, “Sweet Carolines” and “Kentucky Woman” get your glad rags on and join the “Brother Love Travelling Salvation Show”!