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Preston Labour expand city council cabinet with addition of ‘Preston Model’ role

Freddie Bailey is a new councillor for College ward The Preston Model now has a dedicated cabinet member responsible for driving it forward. Preston City Council’s Labour leader unveiled the cabinet positions during a meeting of the city council […]

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Preston tip to see opening times change

The Ingol household waste recycling centre Pic: Google Tip times across Preston and the rest of Lancashire are being changed. Lancashire County Council says to save money it is standardising when household waste recycling centres are open. Tips […]

1 day ago
RSPCA Preston to host a summer fair

Entrance to the reopened RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s reopened RSPCA centre is hosting a summer fair. A whole day of stalls, fun dog shows, food and drink is planned at Slack Cottage. The branch of the Preston […]

2 days ago
Peaceful ‘milkshake’ protest planned for when Tommy Robinson visits Preston

Peace garden in Preston Pic: George D Thompson A protest is planned for when Tommy Robinson is due to visit Preston as part of his European elections campaign. Mr Robinson is seeking to be elected as an MEP […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tommy Robinson meeting with Preston Muslim group now unlikely to happen

Tommy Robinson and Nadeem Ashfaq A Preston Muslim charity says their meeting with far-right political candidate Tommy Robinson has been put back. The Light Foundation approached Mr Robinson while he was campaigning in Blackpool during […]

3 days 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 […]

3 days ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

4 days ago
Moment Preston man brings Stagecoach bus to a halt in support of striking bus drivers

The unknown man squares off with the 2A Stagecoach service Pic: Blog Preston/Christopher Bradley Bus drivers in Preston and South Ribble have begun their walk out in protest over a pay dispute. A member of the public showed his support for the striking staff […]

1 week ago
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