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Preston City Council leader releases new book ‘Paint Your Town Red’

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has co-authored a book on the inside story of The Preston Model. The book, by Councillor Brown and writer and historian Rhian […]

1 day ago
27 areas in Preston and South Ribble record fewer than three coronavirus cases in the seven days up to 5 May

Latest Covid stats map. A total of 27 areas in Preston and South Ribble have recorder fewer than 3 Covid cases in the week leading up to 5 May. These areas include Fulwood, Walton-le-Dale […]

3 days ago
Conservative Andrew Snowden is Lancashire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner

County Councillor Andrew Snowden on a bus Andrew James Snowden, Conservative candidate, has won the Police and Crime Commissioner election. He won with a total of 181,314 votes, and will take on the role of Police and […]

4 days ago
Controversial plans for Fulwood employment park approved despite complaints about tree felling

A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site. Plans for Eastway employment park in Fulwood have been approved despite controversial tree felling complaints. Preparation for the plans started before being approved with complaints from residents concerning trees being […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council 2021 election results: Reaction from Preston Labour, Lib Dems and Conservatives as Tories retain power at County Hall

Conservative win in Preston The overall results for the Lancashire County Council election gave Tories continued reign over County Hall as they crossed the majority 43 threshold with a total of 48 seats overall. […]

6 days ago
Lancashire County Council local elections 2021 results division-by-division

Preston and Lancashire residents weren’t just voting once on Thursday (6 May). They needed to put a second X in a box for their Lancashire County Council candidates. As well […]

6 days ago
Live updates: Lancashire County Council election results for Preston, South Ribble and surrounding divisions

Lancashire County Council local elections will be announced during the course of Saturday (8 May). The count takes place at the Guild Hall and we’ll have live updates from the […]

6 days ago
Preston City Council local elections 2021: Preston Labour keep control of Town Hall as Tories return as official opposition

Labour retained their majority on Preston City Council as the Conservatives returned as the official opposition after picking up two seats. The Tories won in Greyfriars and Ingol and Cottam, […]

6 days ago
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