David Cowans Updated 2021 Places For People

Cowans to retire from Places for People

Sarah Townsend

The longstanding chief executive of the Preston-based housing association is to retire on 31 March 2022, after 24 years in post.

Paul Kallee Grover & Rina Leith Group

Leith looks east with investment manager hire

Sarah Townsend

The Preston-based planning consultancy has appointed Rina Sowler, an export consultant and Japanese and Mandarin language tutor, to the newly created role to attract overseas clients.

Ken Jones And Gary Melling Of Jones Melling

Jones Melling eyes more growth following four hires

As it continues to expand with the addition of four more staff, along with its relocation to two offices in Preston and Chester, the company’s founders have set out its future ambitions as the firm approaches its 10th anniversary.

Jim Carr

City leaders pay tribute to Jim Carr

Preston City Council has announced the death of its former town clerk and chief executive Jim Carr, who died on Sunday aged 69, having been ill for a number of months.

L R Robert Worthington, Stephen Timothy And Jibran Hussain Jones Melling

Trio join Jones Melling

Property advisor Jones Melling has grown its team with the addition of two building surveyors and an architectural technologist.

Shru Morris, Stephen Bell Napthens

Napthens announces partner promotion

Property lawyer Stephen Bell, who joined the Preston-headquartered firm in 2014, has been named a partner to mark his contribution to the business.

Lydia Harper Of PWA Planning

Harper joins PWA

Lancashire planning consultancy PWA Planning has strengthened its team with the appointment of experienced town planner Lydia Harper.