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Comment: Why the voting age SHOULD be lowered to 16

The vinyls have been ordered by the city council to be stuck up outside every polling station Image taken from a previous election  Councillor John Swindells has tabled a motion calling for the city council to back lowering the voting age from 18 to 16. To say […]

3 weeks ago
Remembering when Starsailor played in Action Records

James Walsh from Stairsailor performing in Action Records in March 2009 Pic: Chris Skoyles James Walsh from Starsailor performing in Action Records in March 2009 Pic: Chris Skoyles Chorley-based band Starsailor are returning after a hiatus and have a new album coming out. We […]

4 weeks ago
What Preston had to say about hospital parking charges

Royal Preston Hospital Preston Hospital is making changes to parking fees The change in parking charges at Royal Preston Hospital triggered a huge response from Blog Preston readers. Thousands of people read the […]

2 months ago
Opinion: Austerity all over bar the uncertainty?

Is there a brighter financial sky over the Town Hall now? Pic: Tony Worrall Is there a brighter financial sky over the Town Hall now? Pic: Tony Worrall On the 8th of June at 10pm when the polls closed and the exit poll predicted […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement What can we learn from the 2017 general election in Preston?

Mark Hendrick was re-elected as the city's MP Pic: Preston City Council Mark Hendrick was re-elected as the city’s MP Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s seen two elections in the space of a month – and what we learned from the county […]

2 months ago
It’s ten years since Radio 1 Big Weekend came to Preston

Radio 1 Big Weekend's big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson Radio 1 Big Weekend’s big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson It was two days when the music world stopped, and looked at Preston. Moor Park had a giant wall […]

3 months ago
What the Lancashire County Council election result means for Preston

There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has remained predominantly red following the latest round of local elections – […]

4 months ago
Preston is one of the most miserable places in the UK

A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston has had another badge bestowed upon it in the long-running list of best, worst, places. The city has been ranked as one of […]

4 months ago
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