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Opinion: Austerity all over bar the uncertainty?

Is there a brighter financial sky over the Town Hall now? Pic: Tony Worrall Is there a brighter financial sky over the Town Hall now? Pic: Tony Worrall On the 8th of June at 10pm when the polls closed and the exit poll predicted […]

2 years ago
What can we learn from the 2017 general election in Preston?

Mark Hendrick was re-elected as the city's MP Pic: Preston City Council Mark Hendrick was re-elected as the city’s MP Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s seen two elections in the space of a month – and what we learned from the county […]

2 years ago
It’s ten years since Radio 1 Big Weekend came to Preston

Radio 1 Big Weekend's big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson Radio 1 Big Weekend’s big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson It was two days when the music world stopped, and looked at Preston. Moor Park had a giant wall […]

2 years ago
What the Lancashire County Council election result means for Preston

There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has remained predominantly red following the latest round of local elections – […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston is one of the most miserable places in the UK

A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston has had another badge bestowed upon it in the long-running list of best, worst, places. The city has been ranked as one of […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why Michael Sheen was looking to Preston for inspiration

Hollywood star Micheal Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Hollywood star Michael Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Last week, me and a blood-sucking vampire joined a professor and some other bearded […]

2 years ago
Watch the Lancashire dialect explained by Korean Billy

Talking about the phrase, not the presenter An explanation of the Lancashire dialect has been released in the latest in a series for Koreans visiting the UK. Korean Billy has been translating various British dialects for foreign […]

3 years ago
Look up ‘how not to to install a bus lane’ and you’ll find Preston

County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire - including the Fishergate scheme County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire – including the Fishergate scheme The Fishergate folly reached another level in its sorry saga on Thursday afternoon. ‘Inadequate’ is […]

3 years ago
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