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John Lewis pull out of Preston as Tithebarn is ‘not financially viable’

Preston’s proposed £700m city centre redevelopment has been confirmed as not going ahead in its current form, say council bosses. John Lewis’s decision not to come to Preston City Centre […]

10 years ago
BAE systems cuts: Parliament debate sees Preston MP describe “tragic” situation

  The loss of over 1,300 jobs at BAE Systems in Lancashire was discussed in the House of Commons today with a Preston MP describing the cuts as “tragic” for […]

10 years ago
Replay: BAE Job Losses Debated in Parliament

The loss of 3,000 jobs at BAE Systems is set to be discussed in the House of Commons today, at an estimated start time of 5 pm, and we’ll be […]

10 years ago
Ribble Valley MP brands idea to move Fishwick out of Preston as a “glaring anomaly”

The proposition to move Fishwick out of the Preston constituency and into the Ribble Valley is a “glaring anomaly”, according to Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans. Speaking at today’s Boundary […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: The city of Preston could be divided into two halves, say Lib Dems

This is a guest post by Liam Pennington, on behalf of the North West Liberal Democrats. At the beginning of September, the Boundary Commission for England published its proposals to […]

10 years ago
BAE job losses at Warton and Samlesbury to be debated in Parliament

eurofighter typhoon The loss of 3,000 jobs at BAE Systems is set to be discussed in the House of Commons this week. The company is one of the city’s biggest employers and […]

10 years ago
Fishwick would be an “orphan ward” under boundary changes, says Preston MP

Fishwick would become an “orphan ward” under changes proposed to the Preston constituency by the Boundary Commission, according to MP Mark Hendrick. The move, which would see Fishwick become part […]

10 years ago
Preston MP wants debate on boundary changes, calls public meeting this week

Preston’s MP Mark Hendrick will hold a public meeting this Thursday, 20 October, to discuss the Boundary Commission proposal to remove Fishwick from Preston. The meeting will take place at […]

10 years ago
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