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Alternative Garden City plan for how Preston could grow

The former Preston to Longridge line would be re-opened under the alternative Garden City plans An ambitious plan entered in a housing competition would see two Garden Cities created to the West and East of Preston. Entered into the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014 the Social […]

8 years ago
Preston City Deal: Lord Heseltine to visit as multi-million pound scheme begins

Lord Heseltine will speak as part of a panel discussing the City Deal A multi-million injection of cash into new roads and housing in Preston is due to launch on Tuesday. Lord Michael Heseltine, advisor to the Prime Minister on economic growth, leads […]

8 years ago
Analysis: No alarms and no surprises in Preston local elections

Preston's town hall stayed Labour controlled The dust has settled on another local election in Preston, and it’s a slightly redder shade of dust than before. While the rest of the country saw large gains for […]

8 years ago
Preston local election 2014: Results for ward by ward

Counting at the Guild Hall for local election 2014 The counting is underway at the Guild Hall and we will have ward by ward results as they come in below. Here is a top-level view of the current control […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Replay: Preston local elections 2014 results

We brought you live updates from the Guild Hall as the results were revealed. Preston went to the polls on Thursday to select a raft of councillors to represent them. Our […]

8 years ago
Preston local elections 2014: City council to live stream election results

Preston City Council Election Results Prestonians will be able to watch a live video stream of the local election results as they happen. The city council has teamed up with local firm DNB Solutions to […]

8 years ago
Preston local election 2014: List of candidates announced

Counting at the 2010 local elections The list of candidates standing for election in Preston has been released. Local elections take place on Thursday 22 May in the majority of wards across the city. Key battlegrounds […]

8 years ago
Local elections 2014: Preston residents urged to register to vote

Preston City Council Election Results Prestonians are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote ahead of the local and European elections in May. Residents need to ensure they are on the electoral register […]

8 years ago
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