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Farewell Veronica! Listen as St Matthews councillor reflects on 38 years

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor She’s served Preston since 1979 but now one of its most recognisable councillors has decided to call time on her political ambitions. Veronica Afrin, who represents the St Matthews ward, […]

2 weeks ago
Elizabeth Atkins steps down from Ashton ward to care for former MP husband

Liz Atkins is stepping down to look after her husband Ron A Preston councillor is stepping down to look after her elderly husband after four years in office. Elizabeth Atkins, who represents the Ashton ward, says she can no longer ‘juggle […]

2 weeks ago
Labour candidate wins St Georges ward after NO ONE stands against him

Anis Faruki was re-elected without competiton An area of Preston is to receive a Labour councillor de facto after opposition parties failed to field candidates. St Georges ward near Deepdale sees Anis Faruki automatically re-elected. Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Local elections 2016: Who wants your vote in Preston?

Ballot Box Preston’s latest round of councillors are to be elected in May as the city goes to the polls. Elections are taking place in 18 wards across Preston. The city council […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan student becomes councillor for Morecambe

Josh Brandwood, newly elected Morecambe town councillor UCLan student Josh Brandwood has been elected as Labour councillor for Morecambe. He was inspired by a lecturer discussing the future of politics and chose the party based on his […]

12 months ago
Preston local election results: Full breakdown of Preston City Council 2015 election

Garrison ward was the scene of a recount Preston Town Hall has stayed red as it was a case of status quo in the local elections. Labour remained in charge at Preston City Council as no seats changed […]

12 months ago
Election 2015: Preston voters encouraged to do a voting selfie

Will you take a selfie after you've voted? Voters in Preston are being asked to do an election selfie outside the polling station after they’ve voted in the General and Local elections. Preston City Council is sticking up […]

12 months ago
Former Preston mayor Bhikhu Patel steps down from Riversway ward seat

Bhikhu Patel when he was Mayor with Andrew Flintoff A Preston councillor who has served for 18 years has stood down ahead of the local elections. Bhikhu Patel has represented the Riversway ward and was Mayor of Preston from […]

1 year ago
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