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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 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 – […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Why Michael Sheen was looking to Preston for inspiration

Hollywood star Micheal Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Hollywood star Michael Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Last week, me and a blood-sucking vampire joined a professor and some other bearded […]

2 months ago
Watch the Lancashire dialect explained by Korean Billy

Talking about the phrase, not the presenter An explanation of the Lancashire dialect has been released in the latest in a series for Koreans visiting the UK. Korean Billy has been translating various British dialects for foreign […]

2 months ago
Look up ‘how not to to install a bus lane’ and you’ll find Preston

County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire - including the Fishergate scheme County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire – including the Fishergate scheme The Fishergate folly reached another level in its sorry saga on Thursday afternoon. ‘Inadequate’ is […]

3 months ago
We need to talk about South Ribble being the best place to live

Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall I read an article on the Daily Express this morning. I know, but bear with me. That piece discussed, in the same way […]

4 months ago
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