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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
#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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Northern Area Forum: planning special

Preston City Council put on a planning extraordinaire on Thursday evening, as they invited local residents to put forward their views on a number of proposed planning sites. 98 sites […]

10 years ago
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?

11 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 […]

11 years ago
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