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Preston people being scammed ‘left, right and centre’

Preston gets more scam mail than any other region in Lancashire, according to the county council – but a month-long campaign aims to stop people falling prey to cons that […]

9 years ago
North West gears up for Alternative Vote referendum

The campaign urging Preston to vote “yes” in the Alternative Vote (AV) referendum received a boost at the weekend, when the Yes to Fairer Votes group visited St George’s Shopping […]

9 years ago
Preston to play part in LGBT history month

Shocking historical records that show gay men being imprisoned and hanged for their sexuality will be unveiled in Preston later this month. Lancashire Record Office will open its doors on […]

9 years ago
National Storytelling Week ‘poorly promoted’

Britain may be celebrating National Storytelling Week – but Preston is lagging behind. The Harris Library has struggled to get an audience for its “story time” group, which runs twice […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A look inside Lancashire’s biggest recycling plant

It’s a rubbish time of year for bin collections. Dead Christmas trees; cards and wrapping paper; broken toys and an unused exercise bike that reminds you of failed New Year’s […]

9 years ago
NHS: ‘GPs must do more’

Lancashire medical staff have cautiously welcomed the Government’s NHS reforms, which were set out in a white paper last Thursday. The Coalition Government plans to abolish the country’s 152 regional […]

9 years ago
Fears for Preston’s libraries amid council cuts

Preston’s libraries could be under threat next week as the council finalises plans to cut staff. At a cabinet meeting earlier this month, Lancashire County Council unveiled plans to reduce […]

9 years ago
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