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Ashton residents plagued by weekend road racers

Car Park on Mariners Way where locals hope to have CCTV installed Residents of Ashton say they are fed up of being woken by car enthusiasts using their roads as a race track into the early hours of the morning. Local residents […]

1 week ago
Council announces traffic calming plans for Hoyles Lane in Cottam

Hoyles-Lane Road humps and a 20mph speed limit have been agreed for Hoyles Lane, Cottam, on the west side of Preston aimed at at reducing vehicle speed.  The proposals were agreed […]

2 weeks ago
Have your say on how to improve quality of life in Preston and South Ribble

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW The deadline is approaching on your chance to have a say about how quality of life could be improved in Preston and South Ribble. A consultation has been running since […]

3 weeks ago
Councillor calls for Preston to become an ‘Autism Friendly’ city

Councillor Daniel Duckworth, centre, is sleeping out at Deepdale for the Big PNE Sleep Out Members of the Conservative group are calling on Preston City Council to work towards the Autism Friendly accreditation. The award from the National Autism Society recognises efforts being made to […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Councillor launches anti-bullying campaign

Daniel-Gregg Preston City Councillor Daniel Gregg has launched a campaign aimed at combating bullying.   The campaign ‘Bekind Northwest’, launched this month by the Liberal Democrat Councillor, calls for the government to implement better strategies to prevent bullying in […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Labour Group to oppose any further academy schools in the city

Ashton Community Science College Pic: Google Preston City Council’s Labour Group will oppose any further moves to turn the city’s schools into academies. The councillors claim there is little evidence that academy status offers pupils a […]

2 months ago
General election 2019 results for Wyre and Preston North

Ballot Box Wyre and Preston North has elected its new MP and it is Ben Wallace. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,781 votes compared to 14,151 at the 2017 general election. […]

3 months ago
Mark Hendrick has been re-elected as MP for Preston. Here’s what he had to say

We spoke to Sir Mark Hendrick shortly after he was re-elected as MP of Preston with a majority of 12,146 votes. Preston has once again bucked the national trend. Why is this? We’ve got dedicated local councillors, party activists embedded […]

3 months ago
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