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Plans to give more power to local residents axed

Plans to give more power to local residents as part of the Localism Bill have been shelved by the government. A local referendum scheme was due to be employed within […]

9 years ago
Video: Preston’s public sector workers strike over pensions

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

9 years ago
In Photos: Preston’s public sector workers on strike

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

9 years ago
Preston’s public sector workers join biggest strike in 30 years

Over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area today took part in the biggest national strike for 30 years. Several council buildings and schools were shut for […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement November 30 Public Sector Strikes – How they affect you

By Yewtree on Flickr Tomorrow will see teachers and other public sector workers strike on a day of action across Lancashire and the UK. Members of Unite and Unison and many others have voted […]

9 years ago
Preston prepares to shut down on November 30 for public sector strikes

Public sector workers in Preston will join nearly 3 million across the country in walking out of work on Wednesday over cuts to pensions. Unison, Unite and GMB members have […]

9 years ago
Lancashire police and council scheme to install speed cameras is “akin to fraud”

Lancashire police and council chiefs have been accused of cashing in on new road safety measures. The claims come after plans to implement 78 new speed cameras across the county […]

9 years ago
Online petition calls for referendum on future of Preston Bus Station

preston bus station Campaigners fighting to save Preston’s Bus Station have launched an epetition on the council website calling for a referendum to decide the building’s future. The petition, put forward by John […]

10 years ago
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