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Listen: Jade Morgan becomes one of UK’s youngest councillors

Leader of Lancashire County Council Jennifer Mein with Jade Marie Morgan One of the youngest councillor’s in the UK has been elected in Preston. Jade Marie Morgan, 18, won for Labour in the St Matthews ward. She replaces Veronica Afrin who […]

3 weeks ago
Preston council election results 2016: Ward by ward breakdown

Counting at Preston council elections Preston went to the polls to elect 18 councillors across the city to serve its people. The Guild Hall will see the votes counted from just after 11pm on Thursday […]

3 weeks ago
Kingsley Cairns jailed: Police give their reaction to stabbing sentence

Kingsley Cairns Police have given their reaction after a teenager was jailed for stabbing a man in a Preston alleyway. Kingsley Cairns, 17, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court following the incident […]

3 weeks ago
Preston council election results: Recap updates and reaction

sessionhouselive Prestonians are going to the polls to decide another raft of councillors to represent them in wards across the city. The Labour group currently holds a majority at the Town […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Will no right turn from Butler Street solve Preston congestion woes?

Drivers trying to leave the Fishergate car park Pic: Kate Dickens Highways chiefs have admitted there needs to be changes to the Fishergate road system to ease Preston’s city centre congestion. Business leaders have released a statement expressing their frustration that […]

3 weeks ago
Hairdresser raises concerns about Fulwood Costa plan

Natalie Roberts-Steel has raised the issue of parking at the former HSBC Bank where Costa wants to open The owner of a hair salon in Fulwood has called on fellow business owners and residents to object to a new chain coffee shop. Costa Coffee has tabled plans to […]

3 weeks ago
Huge fire as Sandos takeaway goes up in flames

Huge fire at Sandos takeaway. Credit: Charlotte Bicks A huge fire has erupted at Sandos takeaway on Church Street. Witnesses on the scene have reported seeing flames higher than the building and Church Street is cordoned off with […]

3 weeks ago
Cottam homes plan the latest in North West Preston Masterplan

Maxy House Farm would be demolished under the plans A major new housing development as part of the next stage in the North West Preston Masterplan has been tabled. Maxy House Farm in Cottam has long had questions about […]

3 weeks ago
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