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Preston election candidates to be grilled by business leaders

Mark Hendrick, Neil Darby and Kevin Beaty will debate Mark Hendrick, Neil Darby and Kevin Beaty will debate Three Preston general election candidates are to square off in a hustings ahead of the June vote. Labour candidate and MP […]

4 days ago
Alternative version of how Preston’s council ward boundaries could look

A stroll in Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling Moor Park would be kept as a ward in councillor Rankin’s proposals Pic: Paul Melling The leader of Preston City Council has tabled his alternative vision for how the city’s political […]

4 days ago
General election 2017 candidates for Wyre and Preston North

Polling station in College ward Polling station in College ward Candidates standing in the June general election for Wyre and Preston North have been confirmed. Preston sees a third of the city elect an MP […]

5 days ago
Operations to resume at Royal Preston Hospital following cyber attack

Royal Preston Hospital Royal Preston Hospital Appointments and operations at Royal Preston Hospital are poised to resume following the cyber attack which has crippled the NHS. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has announced […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cyber attack causes fourth day of Royal Preston Hospital cancellations

The screen which greeted staff at the doctor's surgery The screen which greeted staff throughout the NHS Patients with planned procedures and operations at Royal Preston Hospital have been told they must wait a fourth day as delays continue. Lancashire Teaching […]

1 week ago
NHS cyber attack sees all weekend operations cancelled at Royal Preston Hospital

Royal Preston Hospital Royal Preston Hospital has moved to cancel all weekend procedures Pic: Paul Melling All planned operations at Royal Preston Hospital have been cancelled due to the cyber attack affecting the […]

1 week ago
Larches and Moor Park to disappear from Preston’s political map

A mural in Larches Pic: Tony Worrall A mural in Larches Pic: Tony Worrall An extraordinary meeting of councillors is expected to see them vote to get rid of nine of themselves. Preston City Council is to […]

1 week ago
Lostock Hall library is also due to re-open

Lostock Hall library has now closed Pic: Google Lostock Hall library closed in November Pic: Google The library and children’s centre in Lostock Hall is to be re-opened. County councillor Geoff Driver, who is due to become leader of […]

1 week ago
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