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Traders get opportunity to ask council key questions

Preston North End’s Deepdale Stadium saw a coming together of more than 100 traders, to fire questions at some of the main players at Preston City Council. The event, organised […]

10 years ago
Lib Dems call for council to be ‘more open’

Two councillors will go before the entire council to urge it to become ‘open and accountable’. John Potter and John Bruton, both Liberal Democrat councillors in Fulwood, have put forward […]

10 years ago
Cuts campaigners defiant despite wet weather

Preston Against Cuts Despite wet and windy weather, about sixty protesters and members of the public gathered for the Preston Against Cuts event staged in the Flag Market today. Speaker after speaker emphasised what […]

10 years ago
Revealed: Preston residents included in leaked EDL list

(c) Matthew Parkinson A list showing the identity of people who bought merchandise from websites associated to the far-right English Defence League (EDL) group has been revealed by hackers. Five people from Preston […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement #UKUncut – Tax Avoidance Protest in city centre

UK Uncut in Preston Protestors from tax-avoidance group UK Uncut braved the harsh weather to vent their annoyance outside the Vodafone store in Preston city centre Saturday afternoon. A small group-of-six handed out leaflets […]

10 years ago
Tithebarn development: set to go ahead?

After years of speculation and planning, the £700m Tithebarn development finally appears to have been given the green light. Or that’s at least what the BBC’s sources are claiming. Arif […]

10 years ago
Preston Vision to make all staff redundant

Preston Vision is to lose all of its employees after the organisation’s three founding partners said they were unable to secure “a sustainable source of funding” beyond next March. The […]

10 years ago
Northern Area Forum – Planning Sites Visualised

We covered the Northern Area Forum held at St Pius School, Garstang Road last week. It focused on a wide range of sites suggested by developers, land owners and members […]

10 years ago
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