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What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

10 years ago
Local campaigners rally against closure of mental health unit

Angry local campaigners rallied against the planned closure of the Avondale Unit at the Flag Market on Saturday. The rally, planned by Save the Avondale For Everyone (SAFE), protested against the […]

10 years ago
Huge job losses expected in Lancashire Police

ALL community support officers have been told that their jobs could disappear as soon as March 2011. Lancashire Police currently employs 409 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and every one […]

10 years ago
Preston Cuts: Best of the Online Coverage

We covered the Comprehensive Spending review throughout the day in the form of a live blog, bringing in images, audio, video and content from our audience, both in the form […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Twitter views on the spending review #prestoncuts #csr

We asked you on twitter what your thoughts were on today’s spending review. Here’s the best of them. @djbentley liked – no new trident, £2bn extra for social care, pupil […]

10 years ago
Spending Review reaction through the web

Every journalist, political commentator and influential tweeter had their say on the Comprehensive Spending Review. What did the blogs have to say? Not a lot really unless they challenged Treasury […]

10 years ago
How the North West will benefit from the Spending Review

The Chancellor’s announcement of cuts across the UK is bad news for many people but the Comprehensive Spending Review brings some reassurance and benefits to the North West. Some key […]

10 years ago
Coalition Spending Review – Live Coverage #csr #prestoncuts

Today Chancellor George Osborne will announce the biggest set of government cuts this century. In an urge to create a smaller state and cut the deficit, the Chancellor is expected […]

10 years ago
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