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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 […]

1 month 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. […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
General election 2019 results for South Ribble

Ballot Box South Ribble has elected its new MP and it is Katherine Fletcher. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 11,199 compared to 5,945 at the 2017 general election. Katherine Fletcher takes over […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement General election 2019 results for Preston

Preston has elected its new MP and it is Mark Hendrick. Labour hold the seat and have a majority of 12,146 votes compared to 12,067 in the 2017 general election. Mark […]

1 month ago
General election 2019 results for Fylde

Ballot Box Fylde has elected its new MP and it is Mark Menzies. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,661 votes compared to 11,805 at the 2017 general election. Menzies has been […]

1 month ago
Preston General Election 2019 results live updates and reaction

All the latest from Preston Guild Hall as the city goes to the polls in the 2019 general election. Preston goes to the polls to decide its MP in the […]

1 month ago
Where to vote in Preston and South Ribble for the General Election 2019

Polling station in College ward The General Election is taking place today, Thursday 12 December. Polling stations are open until 10pm. To vote, you just need to turn up at your assigned polling station and […]

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