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Preston’s roads riddled with potholes

The number of potholes in Preston has almost doubled since the cold snap during the winter months. The city now has 466 road defects, with over 200 new occurrences over […]

9 years ago
Number of benefit claimants falls

The number of people in Preston and its surrounding areas claiming benefits is dropping, according to latest statistics. The Office for National Statistics have released data that shows that on the whole the number of claimants is dropping, despite the jobless total being at a 15-year-high.

9 years ago
Preston Elections: 2010 – text updates

 For all the live action from the Preston Guild Hall, updated every 20 minutes by Andy Halls. For more interactive updates, head to our live-blog here. For a list of […]

9 years ago
Election 2010 – The key figures

With Preston and its surrounding constituencies going to poll tomorrow, here is the key information regarding the percentage of voters needed to swing their vote in order to unseat the current candidate; and the time the result is expected to be announced. Whilst Preston, Wyre & Preston North, and the Fylde require a reasonably large percentage of voters to change their minds based on the last election; the South Ribble and Ribble Valley constituencies should be very closely contested – and could go right down to the wire.

9 years ago
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