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New Muslim grave plots to be added to Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery looks set to get more space for the city to bury its loved ones. A report to Preston City Council’s cabinet identified the city is beginning to run […]

3 hours ago
New Preston Mayor David Borrow takes on the chains

David Borrow, centre, flanked by Preston City Council chief executive Adrian Phillips and outgoing Mayor Trevor Hart A former MP for South Ribble has taken up the role of Mayor of Preston. Councillor David Burrow was elected as councillor for Lea and Larches in May. He was […]

22 hours ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

5 days ago
What we learned during the Preston local elections in 2019

The view across the election count in Preston Guild Hall on Friday Pic: Blog Preston It was the most interesting set of local elections for many years, even if the city didn’t really turn out to vote. t That’s my view anyway after many years […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lib Dem surge causes confusion over who Preston’s ‘political opposition’ now is

The Lib Dems react on securing Cadley ward Pic: Jack Dinsley Preston’s Lib Dem councillors are locked in talks tonight with their Tory counterparts after a surge in support. Liberal Democrats took Cadley, Greyfriars along with Ingol and Cottam to secure […]

3 weeks ago
Preston local election results 2019: Labour retain their grip on power in the city

Preston has given a ringing endorsement to The Preston Model proposed by Labour. The party increased its share of councillors and has a majority of 12 after the all-out Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Recap updates from Preston local election 2019 results

Counting in Cadley ward in the 2018 local elections Preston Guild Hall played host to the local elections count during Friday (3 May). Candidates from across the 16 wards of Preston gathered to see who has been elected to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston local elections 2019 results: a ward by ward breakdown

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Council stayed red as Labour retained its grip on power in the city. Results are listed below for each of the wards as they came in during the local […]

3 weeks ago
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