LIVE UPDATES: D-Day for Youth Zone as councillors prepare to make decision

Today is D-Day for Preston's long-awaited Youth Zone.

Thursday, 9th August 2018, 9:59 am
Updated Monday, 13th August 2018, 11:31 am
An artist's impression of the proposed Preston Youth Zone
An artist's impression of the proposed Preston Youth Zone

This afternoon county councillors will be asked to make a decision on whether to abandon plans for the state-of-the-art facility at Preston Bus Station.

The council says that no-one has come forward to run the zone, while the people on the Preston Youth Zone board say the council has made the project untenable.

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Although planning and fundraising for the project has been going on for years, it all comes down to this afternoon's decision from the council's cabinet.

A rally is planned for 12 noon outside County Hall on Fishergate Preston, before the meeting starts at 2pm.

We will be providing live updates from the meeting.