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Fracking site on the edge of Preston draws thousands of objections

Anti-fracking protests in Preston in April 2014 Plans for shale gas exploration on the edge of Preston have drawn huge numbers of objections. Cuadrilla propose to start the process, known as fracking, on Roseacre Wood. Campaigners Frack […]

3 years ago
Ben Ashworth cancer marathon challenge: Preston man opens up on his battle with bowel cancer

Managing a library just outside Blackburn and with two kids and a third on the way, Ben Ashworth was feeling good. But being diagnosed with bowel cancer turned the life […]

3 years ago
Anti-tax campaign meeting in Preston

A chance today to understand more about the Re-Set, a campaign to restore the role of local communities enabling them to govern themselves. Members of the campaign are at meeting […]

3 years ago
Stop the war in Gaza event in Preston

Today at 4pm a march and rally in support of Gaza will be held on the Flag Market in Preston. This will be the second peaceful protest held in the […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council u-turn after Palestinian flag is raised over Preston Town Hall

Chants of “free, free Palestine’ rang out along Lancaster Road on Friday as Preston City Council raised the Palestinian flag over the Town Hall entrance in a show of solidarity with […]

3 years ago
Save our NHS hold public meeting in Preston

Lancashire County Council offices There will be a public meeting held by Save Our Preston NHS today (16 July) in the Main Chamber of County Hall on Fishergate Hill in Preston. This is part […]

3 years ago
Hundreds attend peaceful Free Palestine protest event in Preston

A peaceful protest against the ongoing military attacks on Gaza has been held in Preston City Centre. The event which attracted hundreds of people to the city’s Flag Market was organised […]

3 years ago
Scam busting Facebook page targets cons in the North West

A Facebook page set-up by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards team is looking to fight scams in the North West. The page (via a friendly face Scambuster Stan) can be […]

3 years ago
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