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Watch how exhibition for City of Sanctuary will inform Preston about refugees

A refugee pulls a water jug along Preston’s place as an official City of Sanctuary is to be launched in the city centre later this month. Pledging to help refugees arriving in the UK the nationwide movement […]

5 days ago
Preston’s future is showcased to developers as councils join forces

Artist impression of the new Markets complex and Mike Horner from Muse developments Artist impression of the new Markets complex and Mike Horner from Muse developments More than 100 developers have been urged to invest in Preston, and Lancashire, at a county-wide event. […]

7 days ago
Preston politicians fail to present united front on Barracks closure

No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty A Tory councillor has expressed her disappointment after saying she was forced to vote […]

2 weeks ago
These things in Preston just got more expensive in 2017

The cost of using a football pitch in Preston for a league game will increase Pic: Tony Worrall The cost of using a football pitch in Preston for a league game will increase Pic: Tony Worrall While council tax may be increasing in Preston there’s also a host […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cost of dying and council tax to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of burying the dead in Preston is to rise from April, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s technical college plan could be back on the table

The University Technical College would offer courses backed by industry The technical college would have offered industry-backed technical courses Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement of millions of pounds of funding for technical colleges could signal a new opening for Preston. […]

3 weeks ago
What it was like at the anti-Trump demo in Preston

A sign held up against the Harris A sign held up against the Harris Preston hasn’t seen a protest since the EDL march last year, so the hype surrounding this ‘Anti-Trump’ rally was building pretty fast. Starting […]

3 weeks ago
Anti-Trump demo takes place in Preston’s Flag Market

The Harris is the backdrop to the Trump protest Pic: Tom Stables The Harris is the backdrop to the Trump protest Pic: Tom Stables Hundreds of demonstrators made their feelings known towards Donald Trump’s executive order bringing in stricter travel controls to […]

3 weeks ago
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